Sunday, March 6, 2022

Japan World Champion in Illegal Ivory Trade

Japan World Champion in Illegal Ivory Trade - Nations meeting next week in Lyon for CITES will realize how seriously Japan lags in addressing its domestic ivory market. The scale of Japan’s ivory market is vast, with a stockpile of 244 tonnes, including 178 tonnes of the registered whole tusks and 66 tonnes of the cut pieces reported by the registered dealers, accounts for 89% of the entire ivory stockpiles in Asia (275.3 tonnes) and 31% of the world’s stockpiles (796 tonnes), as declared to CITES. The first in-person […] Click here to read: eTurboNews | TravelWireNews | TravelNewsOnline
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