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Canada launches consultation on stricter measures for elephant ivory trade

By Cision OTTAWA, ON, July 23, 2021 /CNW/ – Here in Canada and around the world, biodiversity is declining at unprecedented rates. Since 1980, the number of elephants in Africa has fallen from 1,3 million to just over 400,000—a decline of 70 percent. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, launched a 60-day consultation to garner feedback from Canadians on a potential revised approach...

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