Worldwide Ban on Elephant Ivory sale not enough to save the animal from Poaching

Opponents say lifting the ban will encourage poaching and lead to the elephant's extinction, and several EU countries say current legislation works just fine nd does not need to be changed

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It’s nearly 30 years since a worldwide ban was imposed on the sale of elephant ivory in an effort to protect the vulnerable animal from poaching . But now, Namibia and Zimbabwe want it lifted so they can sell their vast stockpiles of ivory tusks. Opponents say lifting the ban will encourage poaching and lead to…