Friday, May 22, 2015   

Group urges total ban on ivory sales
(05-14 16:56)

The government's been urged to completely ban ivory sales in the city. The call's been made by a global coalition of wildlife conservation and animal welfare groups.
It comes as authorities prepare to begin incinerating the city's 30-tonne stockpile of seized ivory. Licensed shops can legally sell certain exempted ivory products here, despite a worldwide ban on the trade. Iris Ho, Wildlife Program Manager for Humane Society International, says it's important to close the it's important to close the 'legal' market. --RTHK   
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