Botswana summit agree on illegal ivory trade

Asian and African countries come together to deal with rising number of elephant poaching and illegal ivory trade.

    African and Asian countries have reached a deal in Botswana to crack down on the illegal ivory trade.

    The number of African elephants is declining rapidly because of poaching and the high demand for their ivory from countries such as China and Thailand.

    Al Jazeera's Bhanu Bhatnagar reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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