China imposes year-long ban on the import of ivory hunting trophies

China’s State Forestry Administration (SFA) has announced a one-year ban on the import of African ivory acquired as hunting trophies. The agency said that no imports will be approved until October 15th, 2016. Alex Hofford, a wildlife campaigner for WildAid welcomed the announcement as “good news for elephants and bad news for hunters and the criminal syndicates that […]