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China's Ivory Ban Pushes Illegal Trade to Neighboring Countries, Study Shows


New research shows the ban has shut down the formerly legal ivory market. But the illegal ivory trade is still alive and kicking.


How Laos’ Black Market Undermines China’s Ivory Ban

Shi Yi

Chinese buyers drive Vientiane’s thriving trade in elephant tusks.


Smuggled Ivory is Still Getting into Hong Kong

Shreya Dasgupta

Several licensed ivory dealers in Hong Kong are offering strategies for buyers to take ivory out of the city illegally, according to a new report by wildlife trade and monitoring group TRAFFIC.


What Should China Do with Its Stockpile of Soon-to-be-banned Ivory?

Shi Yi

Experts argue that a government buyback is the most cost-effective solution.


Hong Kong Proposes Ban on Ivory Trade by 2021

Shuhei Omi

A new bad in Hong Kong on the ivory trade could be implemented within five years, but many are asking why that could not come sooner.

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