1 min read

30 Countries Agree To Monumental Measures To End Ivory Trade

A group of African and Asian states, including China, reached a monumental deal this week to end the illegal wildlife trade at a summit in Botswana, according to the AFP.

Countries that are home to elephants, and those where their ivory ends up, agreed to "urgent measures to halt the illegal trade and secure elephant populations across Africa," the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Botswanan government said in a statement.

Our Newsletter
Want more animals?
Get a daily dose of uplifting animal stories to your email inbox each morning.
By Signing Up, I Agree to the Terms and Privacy Policy.