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This week’s guest artists is our friend Camilo Bejarano .

Singapore will ban the domestic trade in ivory from September 2021 shutting the door to an important end-market for poached elephant ivory.

Demand for ivory from Asian countries such as China and Vietnam, where it is turned into jewels and ornaments, has led to a surge in poaching across Africa.

The ban will mean that the sale of elephant ivory and ivory products, and public display of elephant ivory and ivory products for the purpose of sale will be prohibited.

Source: Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-ivory-ban/singapore-to-ban-domestic-elephant-ivory-trade-from-2021-idUSKCN1V20OO

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