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


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.