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Hong Kong to Destroy 30 Tons of Ivory

More than 30 metric tons of ivory stocks are scheduled to be destroyed in Hong Kong. The African Wildlife Foundation says it welcomes the move in a region where a culture of ivory is deep seated. The decision to destroy the ivory stocks was made by the Endangered Species Advisory Committee of Hong Kong’s Agricultural, Fisheries and Conservation Department. Because of the huge amount of ivory it will be destroyed in stages.  And it won’t be crushed as in recent events in the...

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