Conservationists raise serious questions about the widespread incineration of ivory stockpiles confiscated from poachers

At the end of April, Kenya incinerated 105 tonnes of confiscated elephant ivory, aiming to send a clear signal to the poachers and public alike: killing elephants for their tusks and buying ivory-based products is simply not acceptable.

But do such spectacles really help conserve elephants? Or could they, in fact, be counterproductive?

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Source: Guardian Environment