Hong Kong destroys cache of poached ivory

Authorities seek to stem illegal trade in poached animal materials, which is worth $213bn a year.

    Hong Kong has destroyed a stockpile of illegal ivory, following similar initiative by authorities in mainland China.

    The trade of poached animal materials is worth $213bn a year, and it is driven by a growing demand in east Asia.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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