Ivory carving in China at risk after ban enforced

Ivory stores across China have closed after a ban on the trade came into force.

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    Ivory stores across China have closed after a ban on the trade came into force.

    Demand for ivory is being blamed for the poaching and smuggling of elephant tusks.

    This means that there's a lot less work for Ivory carvers but some of them are trying to find new ways to use their expertise.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Mcbride reports from Beijing.


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