Member of MEPs for Wildlife Catherine Bearder has written a letter to President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China congratulating him on the historic ban on ivory sales across the republic. However, whilst this ban signifies remarkable progress, Catherine has outlined some areas of concern regarding challenges the Chinese may face in enforcing the ban and ensuring it is successful.
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