3 tons of seized illegal ivory crushed in ParisDaily Star
Feb. 07, 2014
...and illegal poachers rejoice because that means prices will stay artificially high thanks to a constrained supply! Thanks government!Thursday's pulverization is intended to send a message to poachers and traffickers that preservationists hope will help stem the illicit trade that endangers the species' survival. Other countries to do the same recently include the United States, Gabon and China, ivory's biggest market.