1 Tahrcountry Musings: US – A Thriving Market For Illegal Ivory

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

US – A Thriving Market For Illegal Ivory

Care for the Wild International, which surveyed thousands of retail outlets in 14 cities in US last year and this year has come out with shocking details. US is indeed a thriving market for worked ivory next only to Hong Kong. The findings were presented at The Hague meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), The poaching of elephants have reached unprecedented levels in Africa.

3 comments:

Prasanth Kodai said...

The United States with all its might cannot stop illegal trade? What a shame

Tony Fernandez said...

There obviously is a wide chasm between preaching and practice. Come on US act

Gopi Kappil said...

Yes Tony it is time for US to act