Kenya to push for ivory trade crackdown at Bangkok CITES meeting (2:08)
March 5 - Kenya will be pushing for a crackdown on the illegal ivory trade in Asia at this week's Convention for the International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES), in Bangkok, Thailand. Conservationists in Kenya's famous national parks are reporting limited success with the tracking of elephant herds to better protect them, but a surge in poaching and rising demand for ivory is still taking its toll on elephant numbers and only an end to the trade, they say, will save them. Rob Muir reports. ( Transcript )
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