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France Takes Public Stand Against Illegal Ivory Trade

France joined several other countries determined to combat the multi-billion dollar illegal killing of rare wildlife with the public destruction of three tons of illegally imported elephant ivory confiscated by the government in recent years. One of Europe’s grand architectural landmarks, the Eiffel Tower, became the scene for Europe’s first public effort to condemn the slaughter of elephants and the resulting ivory trafficking.  “Countries around the world are taking a look at...

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