Botswana: 87 elephants killed near wildlife sanctuary 

HWH NOTE: The world needs laws that are enforced. Simply having a law does not guarantee compliance. It should, if we all had integrity, but it doesn't and we don't. Some people will skirt the law looking for loopholes, others will outright defy it, if they can get away with it. When enforcement of laws is … Continue reading Botswana: 87 elephants killed near wildlife sanctuary 

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Hong Kong approves ban on local ivory trading

HONG KONG — Hong Kong lawmakers gave final approval on Wednesday to a government proposal banning local ivory trading in the Chinese territory by 2021. Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favor of amending the existing law to outlaw sales of ivory in Hong Kong, which researchers say is the world’s biggest retail ivory market.The proposal also … Continue reading Hong Kong approves ban on local ivory trading