Legal ivory trade benefits smugglers while endangering elephants, new report finds

An¬†international ban on the trade in elephant ivory has been in place for decades. Nonetheless, the majestic giants continue to¬†face an existential threat from poaching for the trade. Legal domestic markets are implicated in the problem, as they can provide cover for illegal trade in ivory. A number of countries have moved to close domestic … Continue reading Legal ivory trade benefits smugglers while endangering elephants, new report finds