Friday, 31 October 2008

NEWS - Ebay Bans the Sale of Ivory

Photo Credit: Jenny Hayden

Hooray for Ebay who announced that from next year you will no longer be able to sell Ivory goods on its auction sites anywhere in the world.

Independent organisations have been critical of Ebay in the past as the trade of Ivory has flourished with a pair of elephant tusks even selling for over $20,000.

This is great news for elephants and will hopefully damage the trade of ivory and encourage other websites to follow suit. Read the full article here.