Research has shown that Europe has been the world’s largest exporter of legal ivory, most of which ends up in Asian markets. Between 2010 and 2015, the UK was the single-largest supplier of legal ivory. Read More ... Earlier this month, the UK announced that it would implement sweeping new restrictions on ivory.
Europe’s position on ivory could change soon, too. In December, the EU closed a consultation period on the ivory. If public sentiment in the EU is anything like the UK’s, Brussels could soon implement tighter restrictions as well. https://ind.pn/2vhXZYR