Illegal Elephant Ivory in Legal Auctions in China

in Environmental Threats

According to a report by the Environmental Investigation Agency, up to 90 percent of the elephant ivory available in legal auctions in China were illegally obtained through poaching.

(Animals and Wildlife Sold on the Black Market.)

Source:  “Auction of Ivory in China Spurring Illegal Market, Report Says,” Yale Environment 360, March 26, 2012.

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