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Mozambique destroys ivory & rhino horn to send clear signal

The Government of Mozambique destroyed one tonne of contraband ivory and 53 rhino horns seized from the international illegal trade. The event is the latest in a growing number of high-profile destructions of illegal wildlife products around the world, calculated to send an unequivocal message

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China to end its ivory trade? We need substance, not ambiguity …

To great excitement and hype, China stated at a public ivory-destruction event that it will “strictly control ivory processing and trade until the commercial processing and sale of ivory and its products are eventually halted.” But with no detail, the statement can only remain ambiguous, making celebrations premature