Elephants: advances in Brittany and Europe

27 Mar 2015

In the interest of bringing about reconciliation, the Dupont house is taking off the market items 109, 110 and 111, which consist of five elephant tusks of which three are from the last elephants of Niokolo-Koba National Park in Senegal. They were to be sold on Monday, March 30.

The ban on the exportation of elephant tusks from the European Union is well on its way. Forty-one national and international non-governmental organizations have written thereupon to the European ministers charged with the fight against the trafficking of threatened species. The French, English, German, Swedish, Austrian and Dutch ministers who already abide by this measure just wrote to their counterparts to encourage them to follow their lead.



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