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Tell the Chinese President to shut down the ivory market

We will forward your messages about China's destructive ivory trade to Xi Jinping

By Prospect Team  
Elephants in Kenya

Elephants in Kenya

A herd of elephants strides through Kenya’s Amboseli National Park at dawn, with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background © Ben Curtis/AP/Press Association Images

Illegal poachers are massacring Africa’s elephants, and their activities are largely funded by Chinese demand for ivory. Unless that demand is quashed, the authorities will be powerless to protect these vulnerable animals.

In the late 1970s there were 1.3m elephants in Africa. Today, conservationists believe there…

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