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China announces ban on ivory trade by end of 2017 – BBC News

Conservation groups hailed the decision as “historic” and a “game-changer” for the future of elephants.The move follows a resolution at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) in South Africa in October.China has the biggest ivory market in the world – some estimates suggest 70% of the world’s trade ends up there.

Source: China announces ban on ivory trade by end of 2017 – BBC News

I wish they would do it quicker!

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