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Botswana Breaks With Neighbors on Ivory Trade

Botswana, home to the world's largest elephant population, will break ranks with its southern African neighbors and not support bids at an upcoming U.N. conference to allow sales of ivory, its president says. Trade in ivory will take center stage at the meeting of the U.N.'s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Johannesburg September 24 to October 5. South Africa Environment Minister Edna Molewa said Tuesday that the Southern African Development...

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