China's government says it's finally getting rid of the country's ivory trade once and for all.
The international ivory trade was banned in 1989, but China has one of the largest domestic markets left in the world. The country's now planning to phase out all ivory processing and sales by the end of 2017.
And poaching is still devastating elephant populations in Africa. The Great Elephant Census estimated the African elephant population dropped 30 percent from 2007 to 2014, to around 350,000 elephants.