EBay to Ban Cross-Border Trade of Ivory Products

The online auction house eBay said it will ban cross-border trade of ivory products, following a study by a wildlife group that found nine out of 10 of the items sold on the Internet is probably illegal. The company also will alert traders on its website that they may need to prove they are legally allowed to sell their ivory products, spokeswoman Nicola Sharpe said, speaking from San Jose, Calif.

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