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Key figure in fight against ivory trade found dead Key figure in fight against ivory trade found dead
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He was a colourful and important contributor to preservation of elephants  British man was a colourful and important contributor to preservation of elephants
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A British campaigner and investigator of the ivory trade has been found dead at his home in Kenya, <a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-42943503">the BBC reports.</a>  <strong>A British campaigner and investigator of the ivory trade has been found dead at his home in Kenya, <a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-42943503">the BBC reports.</a></strong>
Esmond Bradley Martin, 75, was found with a stab wound to his neck at home in the capital, Nairobi. Esmond Bradley Martin, 75, was found with a stab wound to his neck at home in the capital, Nairobi.
&nbsp; Bradley Martin had spent decades working to photograph and document the illegal sales of ivory and<a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-39518874"> rhino horn</a>, often putting himself in danger.
  China implemented a ban on the ivory trade at the start of 2018. However, the U.K. is the world's largest trader of legal ivory, but has <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/06/uk-ivory-trade-ban-help-end-shame-of-elephant-poaching">promised to ban the sale</a> of the substance.
<i>This is an emerging story which needs expansion if you wish to EDIT to add information or discuss it in TALK. </i> <i>This is an emerging story which needs expansion if you wish to EDIT to add information or discuss it in TALK. </i>
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  Kenya, United Kingdom
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