China introduces a ban on ivory

03/03/2015 19:10

China introduced February 26 a total ban on the import of ivory to be valid for 12 months and then evaluated. A welcome step to possibly, maybe, prevent the extinction of the world's largest land animal. The measure is not sufficient according to many analysts, but is better than nothing. Especially as many Chinese people do not realize that the elephant must be slaughtered for human beings to have access to ivory. Read more here.