China Crushes 6.1 Tons of Ivory: Who’s Next?

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Published on: January 6, 2014
China Crushes 6.1 Tons of Ivory: Who’s Next? (via Annamiticus)

On January 6, 2014, it actually happened: China destroyed just over six tons of confiscated ivory, comprised of carved trinkets and whole tusks. Although originally announced as an “ivory burning”, it was decided that the ivory would be crushed…

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