ivory trade


Hong Kong1 successfully passed a law to ban elephant ivory trade in 2018; a monumental step that recognises the need for robust action to stem the elephant poaching crisis, and the city’s contribution to this through trade.

The Often Overlooked Ivory Trade

Following several developments — including an auction of hippo teeth and a proposed cull of hippos in Tanzania, the cancellation and reinstatement of a hippo cull in Zambia, and a call for evidence on hippo ivory trade by the United Kingdom — there has been increased interest in this often-overlooked ivory trade.

An Act to Save African Elephants -- A Ban on Commercial Ivory Trade in China: A Feasibility Study Briefing

WWF and TRAFFIC believe that an ivory trade ban in China is feasible and could be effective in contributing to a reduction in current threats to African elephants.