Malaysia torches nearly four tonnes of ivory

Seized ivory is seen before being destroyed at a waste management centre in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin

SEREMBAN, Malaysia (Reuters) – Malaysia on Wednesday torched nearly four tonnes of elephant tusks and ivory products as part of an effort to stop smugglers using the country as a conduit to China and elsewhere in Asia, a minister said. Conservationists say Malaysia is a favored transit point for the illegal flow of ivory between […]

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