WWF: China on right path to tackle illegal wildlife trade

  • China
  • Thursday, 05 Nov 2020

In this file photo taken on Feb 1, 2019, seized endangered pangolin scales are displayed during a press conference at the Kwai Chung Customhouse Cargo Examination Compound in Hong Kong. - AFP

GENEVA (Xinhua): China has made remarkable progress towards wildlife conservation and halting illegal wildlife trade, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) China's chief programme officer Zhou Fei said in a recent interview with Xinhua.

The Chinese government's recent decisions to upgrade the protection status of pangolins and the 2017 domestic ban on elephant ivory trade were "a step in the right direction and crucial to curbing illegal wildlife trade," said Zhou.

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