Some of the actions that will place a nearly complete ban on commercial trade in elephant ivory will increase protection for a number of other species found in trade including rhinos, hawksbill sea turtles, and Brazilian rosewood, among others.
We are currently undertaking a series of administrative actions to implement a nearly complete ban on commercial elephant ivory trade. These actions involve different timelines and processes, some of which will go into effect immediately and others which are open to public comment. We will strive to keep you informed of the latest developments, and we encourage you to check this page regularly for updates.
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