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New York City Publicly Destroys Illegal Ivory

More than one ton of illegal ivory was crushed in New York City’s Times Square on June 19. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sponsored the event. The goal was to raise awareness about the ongoing plight of elephants, especially in Africa where as many as 35,000 are poached every year.  The African Wildlife Foundation, the largest conservation organization focused exclusively on the continent, lent its full support to the ivory crush in New York.  AWF officials said Times...

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