Kenya is burning 5% of the world’s stockpile of ivory — Quartz

Kenya set fire to 11 pyres of ivory in Nairobi National Park today (April 30), a symbol of the country’s fight against poaching. Because ivory doesn’t burn well, more than 10,000 liters of diesel mixed with kerosene were injected into the stacks of ivory through pressurized pipes underground. It will take days to burn all…

via Kenya is burning 5% of the world’s stockpile of ivory — Quartz