“When a country destroys ivory, it means they put behind them any chance of underhanded dealings,” Iain Douglas-Hamilton. Read more from Nat Geo: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/08/02/destroying-elephant-ivory-stockpiles-no-easy-matter/
Pressure Mounts on Hong Kong Government to Destroy Ivory Stockpile "Following the recent ivory stockpile crush in the United States, pressure is mounting on Hong Kong to do the same to its 30 tonnes." http://annamiticus.com/2013/12/07/pressure-mounts-hong-kong-government-destroy-ivory-stockpile/
China destroys ivory stockpile in 'significant symbolic step towards saving Africa's elephants'
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to crush and burn some P420 million (US$10 million) worth of seized elephant tusks to show the country's support for the global campaign to end the illegal trade of wildlife species.