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Japan sends wrong message on ivory trade

Japan’s ambassador to Zimbabwe, Satoshi Tanaka, was photographed holding a large elephant tusk from the African country’s ivory stockpile in Harare before Zimbabwe’s African Elephant Summit in Hwange National Park recently. Japan maintains the world’s largest legal ivory market, making it an outlier among other nations with a history of consuming ivory, and particularly in Asia. […]

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