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Educating Hong Kong youth key to stopping ivory trade, elephant charity says

A Hong Kong-based charity says educating the city s youth could be key to reducing demand for ivory from endangered African elephants. Even though Kenya is more than 8,000km away, conservation group The Elephant Foundation (TEF) is gearing up for a tour of Hong Kong schools. Seventy per cent of people we talk to don t understand that an elephant has to die for people to get its ivory, TEF s co-founder Colin Dawson says. The minute people understand the...

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