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Stop Japan's Ivory Trade

Japan is currently the world’s most significant open ivory market, but the government has the opportunity to change that status. EIA will continue to advocate for the end of all legal ivory trade, everywhere and at every level, in order to protect elephants.

Extreme close-up of a tiger's striped fur
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EIA Priorities at CITES SC77

EIA is attending the 77th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee to engage on issues important to the protection of elephants, rhinos, tigers, pangolin, vaquita, rosewood, and more.

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Japan’s Elephant Ivory Trade: Where Are We Now?

As long as the demand for ivory continues, elephants will be poached for their ivory. Japan’s legal ivory market remains a threat to a mostly consensus approach among the global community that closing domestic markets is essential to protect elephants from poaching.