Two girls, Lucy Lan Skrine, aged 11, and Christina Seigrist, aged 8, who both live and go to school in Hong Kong, launched a petition at AVAAZ,org demanding the Hong Kong Government to destroy its entire stockpile of confiscated ivory, as a symbolic gesture to highlight the plight of tens of thousands of elephants that are being killed to supply the ivory trade.

Two girls, Lucy Lan Skrine, aged 11, and Christina Seigrist, aged 8, who both live and go to school in Hong Kong, launched a petition at AVAAZ,org demanding the Hong Kong Government to destroy its entire stockpile of confiscated ivory, as a symbolic gesture to highlight the plight of tens of thousands of elephants that are being killed to supply the ivory trade.

Tom Grundy has more background about the local Hong Kong law on illegal ivory trade.