Singapore Joins Movement to Crush Ivory Trade

June 14, 2016

Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS

Singapore demonstrated a commitment to the global movement against the ivory trade by publicly destroying 7.9 tonnes of confiscated ivory today.

"We hope," said Cristian Samper, WCS's President and CEO, in a statement, "that today's actions by Singapore herald a commitment to zero tolerance for any and all illegal wildlife trade through its ports."

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