News about Ivory
World Elephant Day calls for global effort to stop ivory poaching
NEW YORK – LiveAuctioneers joins many other conservation-minded businesses on August 12, World Elephant Day, to raise awareness about how thousands of Asian and African elephants are killed every year to fuel the global demand for ivory. Many may mistakenly believe that the greatest demand for ivory is in Asia, but the fact is, 80 […]
Hong Kong approves ban on local ivory trading by 2021
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers gave final approval on Wednesday to a government proposal banning local ivory trading in the Chinese territory by 2021, with conservation groups hailing it as a major victory in the fight to save elephants.