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Hong Kong approves ban on local ivory trading by 2021

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers gave final approval on Wednesday to a government proposal banning local ivory trading in the Chinese territory by 2021, with conservation groups hailing it as a major victory in the fight to save elephants.
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