Articles / Scientific research

Use these links as a quick reference for homework or general learning:

  • Will DNA mapping on rhinos and a complete UK ban on ivory sales help prevent poaching? – January 17th, 2018

https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=4a8cd103-fe31-4841-9caa-2040e10fe64c

  • Illegal Ivory openly traded in Britain on auction and social media sites as pressure gorws for total sales ban – January 21st, 2018

https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/revealed-illegal-ivory-openly-traded-britain-auction-social-media-sites-pressure-grows-total-sales-ban/

  • E.O.Wilson on Half-Earth, Donald Trump and hope – January, 2017

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/01/e-o-wilson-on-half-earth-donald-trump-and-hope/

  • The illegal wildlife trade is a biodiversity apocalypse – December 2nd, 2017 – great article on Canadian illegal wildlife trade. “There’s been a significant increase in wildlife trafficking and poaching over the last decade,” says Sheldon Jordan, director general of the wildlife enforcement directorate for Environment and Climate Change Canada and chair of Interpol’s wildlife crime working group.

https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/article/illegal-wildlife-trade-biodiversity-apocalypse

  • Japan’s ivory market caters unabated to Chinese clients due to absence of regulations – January 3rd, 2018

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1083140.shtml

  • Conserve elephants. They hold a scientific mirror up to humans – June 17th, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21723394-biology-and-conservation-elephants-conserve-elephants-they-hold?fsrc=scn/fb/te/bl/ed/conserveelephantstheyholdascientificmirroruptohumansinpraiseofpachyderms

  • Japan’s inaction on illegal ivory export threatens Chinas ban, reports say – December 20, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/dec/20/japan-inaction-on-illegal-ivory-exports-threatens-chinese-ban-report-says

  • Elephant skin auctions in Zimbabwe are booming – and legal – December 20, 2017

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/12/wildlife-watch-zimbabwe-elephant-skins-trade/

  • VIDEO – Plight of the African Elephant – September, 2017

  • Ivory sales in China finally end this month. But elephants aren’t yet safe – December 14th, 2017

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/ivory-sales-in-china-finally-end-this-month-but-elephants-arent-yet-safe/2017/12/14/7b09d800-e08d-11e7-9eb6-e3c7ecfb4638_story.html?tid=ss_mail-amp&utm_term=.809a3414907a

  • The time has come for an EU-wide domestic ivory ban

https://voices.nationalgeographic.org/2017/12/07/the-time-has-come-for-an-eu-wide-domestic-ivory-ban/

  • Trump’s indecision on trophy hunting reignites heated debate – November 28th, 2017

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/trumps-indecision-on-trophy-hunting-reignites-heated-debate/

  • African nations urged to end all trade in elephant ivory – November  28th, 2017

https://eturbonews.com/171538/african-nations-urged-end-trade-elephant-ivory

  • Trump criticized for elephant trophy decision – but Canada never had ban in the first place – November 20th, 2017

https://globalnews.ca/news/3866422/donald-trump-elephant-trophy-ban-canada/

  • Canada must do more to stop trophy hunting of elephants, conservationists say – November 28th, 2017

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/11/28/canada-must-do-more-to-stop-trophy-hunting-of-elephants-conservationists-say.html

  • What trophy hunting does to the elephants it leaves behind – November 18th, 2017

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/11/elephant-trophy-hunting-psychology-emotions/546293/

  • It’s Japan’s turn to save the African elephant – August 12th, 2017

https://voices.nationalgeographic.org/2017/08/12/its-japans-turn-to-save-the-african-elephant/

  • Is anyone going to save the Sumatran rhino? – November 9th, 2017

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/is-anyone-going-to-save-the-sumatran-rhino/amp/

  • Rhinos and elephants. Australia does what South Africa won’t! – November 13th, 2017

https://eturbonews.com/170436/rhinos-elephants-australia-south-africa-wont

  • Where, oh where are the rhinos of Bukit Barisan Selatan? – November 8th, 2017

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/where-oh-where-are-the-rhinos-of-bukit-barisan-selatan/amp/

  • Why the UK Ivory Ban Consultation is good news for elephants – October 8, 2017

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/philip-mansbridge/why-the-uk-ivory-ban-cons_b_18200468.html

  • Human population through time – American Museum of Natural History – November, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUwmA3Q0_OE&feature=youtu.be

  • Elephants are the end of a 60m-year lineage – last of the megaherbivores – August 12th, 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/12/elephants-are-the-end-of-a-60-million-year-lineage-the-last-of-the-megaherbivores

  • Worst-case scenario: There could be only 30 wild Sumatran rhinos left – November 7th, 2017 – Jeremy Hance

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/worst-case-scenario-there-could-be-only-30-wild-sumatran-rhinos-left/amp/

  • What has the EU got do with elephant protection – November 6, 2017

https://www.neweurope.eu/article/eu-got-elephant-protection/

  • The day we collared Tim, the great Tusker – September 16, 2016 – Paula Kahumbu:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/africa-wild/2016/sep/16/the-day-we-collared-tim-the-great-tusker

  • Study reveals how the social lives of orphaned elephants are impacted by poaching – October 31st, 2017

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2017/10/31/Study-reveals-how-the-social-lives-of-orphaned-elephants-are-impacted-by-poaching/2141509471237/?spt=su&or=btn_tw

  • Will there be any elephants left in 2030 – October 26th, 2017

https://www.forbesafrica.com/woman/2017/10/26/will-elephants-left-2030/

  • Black rhinos in Tanzania now monitored via sensors implanted directly in their horns – October 34th, 2017

https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/10/black-rhinos-in-tanzania-now-monitored-via-sensors-implanted-directly-in-their-horns/

  • Elephant poaching in Africa falls but ivory seizures up: study – October 24, 2017

https://phys.org/news/2017-10-elephant-poaching-africa-falls-ivory.html

  • Has Hope Become the Most Endangered Species in Conservation? – October 6, 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2016/oct/05/conservation-optimism-hope-gloom-and-doom-environment-summit?CMP=share_btn_link

  • Africa: How African Elephants’ Amazing Sense of Smell Could Save Lives – October 22nd, 2017

http://allafrica.com/stories/201710220074.html?utm_campaign=allafrica%3Aeditor&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=promote%3Aaans%3Aabkwtb

  • Burn horns, save rhinos – September 21, 2017

https://amp-theguardian-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.theguardian.com/environment/africa-wild/2017/sep/22/burn-horns-save-rhinos

  • Poachers work across borders, so why not conservation efforts? – October 9th, 2017

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/wildlife-watch-transboundary-elephant-conservation-study/

  • Marchers across the world demand justice for wildlife

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/africa-wild/2017/oct/07/marchers-across-the-world-demand-justic-for-wildlife?CMP=share_btn_link

  • New research show Laos is now the largest growing ivory market int he world – September 28th, 2017

http://www.savetheelephants.org/about-ste/press-media/?detail=new-research-shows-laos-is-now-the-fastest-growing-ivory-market-in-the-world

  • To fight wildlife crime, experts say ‘follow the money’ – September 15th, 2017

http://www.sfchronicle.com/news/science/article/To-fight-wildlife-crime-experts-say-follow-the-12202173.php

  • Another North Korea crime: Pushing African rhinos towards extinction – September 3rd, 2017

http://www.thedailybeast.com/north-koreas-latest-crime-pushing-african-rhinos-toward-extinction

  • Wildlife crime in top five most lucrative types of organized crime, ISS says – September 7th, 2017

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/science-and-environment/2017-09-07-wildlife-crime-in-top-five-most-lucrative-types-of-organised-crime-iss-says/

  • New TRAFFIC study lifts lid on Central Africa ivory markets – September 7th, 2017

http://m.traffic.org/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.traffic.org%2Fhome%2F2017%2F9%2F7%2Fnew-traffic-study-lifts-lid-on-central-africa-ivory-markets.html&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2F#2893

  • Where the wild things go – August 17th, 2017

http://nautil.us/issue/51/limits/where-the-wild-things-go

  • Under pressure: the story behind China’s ivory ban – August 29th, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/29/story-behind-china-ivory-ban

  • A big difference between Asian and African elephants is diet: August 30th, 2017

https://phys.org/news/2017-08-big-difference-asian-african-elephants.html

  • “They’re like the mafia”: the super gangs behind Africa’s poaching crisis – August 19th, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/19/super-gangs-africa-poaching-crisis

  • Wildlife Act response to John Hume rhino horn auction in South Africa – August 18th, 2017

https://wildlifeact.com/blog/john-hume-rhino-horn-auction-2017/

  • Fighting ivory trafficking with forensic science – August 14th, 2017

https://phys.org/news/2017-08-ivory-trafficking-forensic-science.html

  • The 2017 World Elephant Day Annual Review – August 13th, 2017

http://worldelephantday.org/news/2017/08/the-2017-world-elephant-day-annual-review

  • It’s Japan’s turn to save the African elephant – August 12th, 2017

https://voices.nationalgeographic.org/2017/08/12/its-japans-turn-to-save-the-african-elephant/

  • Sebunya: New ideas needed to conserve Africa’s wildlife – August 11th, 2017

http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/Opinion/The-good–bad–ugly-in-jumbo-league-/440808-4054538-xmenom/index.htm

World Elephant Day is a reminder of our moral duty to take care for nature – August 12th, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/africa-wild/2017/aug/12/world-elephant-day-is-a-reminder-of-our-moral-duty-to-care-for-nature

  • Global momentum to shut down ivory markets provides reason to celebrate on World Elephant Day – August 11th, 2017

http://www.newkerala.com/news/fullnews-262464.html

  • UK named as world’s largest legal ivory exporter – August 10th, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/10/uk-named-as-worlds-largest-legal-ivory-exporter?CMP=share_btn_link

  • Nine vital victories for elephants in the past year – August 10th, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/vulcan-partner-zone/2017/aug/10/nine-vital-victories-for-elephants-in-the-past-year-world-elephants-day-2017?CMP=share_btn_link

  • New research provides baseline for providing effectiveness of US ban on ivory trade – August 8th, 2017

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/08/new-research-provides-baseline-for-evaluating-effectiveness-of-us-ban-on-ivory-trade/

  • Why D.C. is the new hub for ivory sales – July 27th, 2017

http://relay.nationalgeographic.com/proxy/distribution/public/amp/2017/07/wildlife-watch-washington-elephant-ivory-for-sale-united-states

  • Illegal trade in rhino horn thriving in China – July 18th, 2017

https://amp.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/18/illegal-trade-in-rhino-horn-thriving-in-china-ngo-investigation-reveals

  • Elephant 2.0 – Nature’s invisible information architecture – July 3rd, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/03/elephant-20-natures-internet-information-architecture?CMP=share_btn_tw

  • Mozambique: 6,000 animals used to rewild park is part-funded by trophy hunting – June 19, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2017/jun/19/rewilding-mozambique-trophy-hunting-elephants-giraffe-poaching-zimbabwe-sango-save-zinave?CMP=share_btn_link

  • Russian poachers hunting for mammoth tusks in Siberia since Ice Age – June 16th, 2017

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4611644/Incredible-pictures-reveal-harsh-MAMMOTH-pirates.html

  • If we stopped poaching tomorrow, elephants would still be in big trouble – June 14th, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/14/if-we-stopped-poaching-tomorrow-elephants-would-still-be-in-big-trouble?CMP=share_btn_fb

  • Genetic analysis shakes up elephant family tree, raising conservation issues – June 12th, 2017

http://animals.howstuffworks.com/mammals/elephant-family-tree-dna-analysis-species.htm

  • How can humans and elephants better co-exist? – June 7th, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/07/how-can-humans-elephants-better-coexist?CMP=share_btn_fb

  • Can elephants and humans live together? – March, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/mar/06/can-elephants-and-humans-live-together

  • TRAFFIC – Wildlife Trade News – EU suspends re-export of raw ivory – May 17th, 2017

http://www.traffic.org/home/2017/5/17/european-union-suspends-the-re-export-of-raw-ivory.html

  • New tech gives rangers real-time tools to protect elephants

http://www.vulcan.com/editorialhomepage/homearticles/domain-awareness-system

  • Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants – May 2nd, 2017

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/02/booming-trade-mammoth-ivory-fuels-fears-elephants/

  • Frank Pope, CEO of Save The Elephants, discusses “Battling The Elephant Crisis” in this informative video – May 18, 2017

https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/event/battling-africas-elephant-crisis

  • 10 selfish reasons to save elephants – May 10, 2017

https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/flip.it%2Fsaw2Xj-10-selfish-reasons-to-save-elephants/f-063d5787e4%2Ftheguardian.com

  • Africa’s rapidly declining elephant population: A country-by-country analysis – April 18th, 2017

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/africas-rapidly-declining-elephant-population-a-country_us_58f66824e4b0c892a4fb7315?utm_content=bufferd8381&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

  • Africa’s protected areas missing 75 percent of their savanna elephants – April 17th, 2017

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2017/04/17/africas-protected-areas-missing-75-percent-of-their-savanna-elephants/

  • This is Amazing – African elephants may transport seeds more than any other land animal – April 10th, 2017

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/04/amazing-african-elephants-may-transport-seeds-farther-any-other-land-animal

  • Illegal ivory markets continue to thrive – April 4th, 2017

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/business/breaking-news/illegal-ivory-markets-continue-to-thrive/news-story/6622b1b06ca084359bdd4baa831f3985

  • China shuts some ivory factories, Hong Kong seen as a loophole – March 31, 2017

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/china-shuts-some-ivory-factories-hong-kong-seen-as-a-loophole/3640810.html

  • The battle for the survival of the forest elephant can be won – March 24, 2017

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/24/the-battle-for-the-survival-of-the-forest-elephant-can-be-won/

  • A History of Ivory – Hong Kong’s ivory trade: When the buying stops, the killing can stop too – March 27, 2017

https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/03/27/hong-kongs-ivory-trade-buying-stops-killing-can-stop/

  • Gabon’s Jungle Was Once a Refuge for Elephants – Now It’s a Killing Field – March 16, 2017

https://www.nrdc.org/onearth/gabons-jungle-was-once-refuge-elephants-now-its-killing-field

  • Elephant poaching is losing Africa millions of tourist dollars – March 2017

http://www.dw.com/en/elephant-poaching-is-losing-africa-millions-of-tourist-dollars/a-37846014

  • EU set to ban raw ivory exports Jul 1 – February 22nd, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/feb/22/eu-set-to-ban-raw-ivory-exports-from-july-elephants-poaching

  • Forest elephants decline in critical sanctuary

http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/forest-elephants-decline-critical-sanctuary?ms=UONDC170001076&cid=701F0000001IuQi

  • KWS officials warn of decline in elephant and buffalo population in Tsavo National park – February 16, 2017

http://kenyanewsagency.go.ke/en/kws-officials-warn-of-decline-in-elephants-and-buffalo-population-in-tsavo-national-park/

  • Harvard scientists pledge to bring back ‘woolly mammoth’ – February 17, 2017

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/02/16/harvard-scientists-pledge-bring-back-woolly-mammoth-extinction/

  • Namibia’s poaching crisis – January 17, 2017

https://southernafrican.news/2017/01/17/namibias-poaching-crisis/

  • African nations urge EU to emulate China in banning ivory trade – February, 2017

http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=3341

  • Europe, a silent hub of illegal wildlife trade – January, 2017

http://m.dw.com/en/europe-a-silent-hub-of-illegal-wildlife-trade/a-37183459?maca=en-Twitter-sharing

  • Elephant conservation: If you were an elephant….. – January 19th, 2017:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/19/if-you-were-an-elephant-?CMP=share_btn_fb

  • Japanese law for endangered wildlife set for what critics call toothless revamp – January 16th, 2017:

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/01/16/reference/japanese-law-endangered-wildlife-set-critics-call-toothless-revamp/#.WHz_47YrJ-V

  • China’s ban on domestic ivory trade is huge, but the battle isn’t won – January 11th, 2017:

https://theconversation.com/chinas-ban-on-domestic-ivory-trade-is-huge-but-the-battle-isnt-won-71090

  • Alone, China’s ban on ivory could make life worse for elephants – January 6th, 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/06/china-ban-ivory-life-worse-elephants-poaching

  • Can China’s ban on ivory sales save Africa’s elephants, or will people keep on buying ivory trinkets? Dec. 30th – 2016

http://www.latimes.com/world/africa/la-fg-south-africa-elephants-ivory-ban-20161230-story.html

  • China’s vow to shut down its ivory trade by the end of 2017 is a “game changer” for Elephants – Dec. 30th / 2016

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-vows-to-shut-down-ivory-trade-by-end-of-2017-offering-hope-for-elephants/2016/12/30/9b26a330-ceae-11e6-85cd-e66532e35a44_story.html?utm_term=.bd30f5c5a188

  • Ivory trading nations exposed –  November 28th, 2016:

http://travel.iafrica.com/bulletinboard/1040719.html

  • Bid for strongest protection for all African elephants defeated at wildlife summit – October /2016:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/03/bid-for-stronger-protection-for-all-african-elephants-defeated-at-wildlife-summit

  • Debate: Would a legal ivory trade save elephants or speed up the massacre?  October 1/2016:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/01/debate-can-legal-ivory-trade-save-elephants

  • Push for ban on domestic ivory trade spurs feud at international summit:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/10/ivory-trade-ban-international-summit-hawaii

  • Threat to African forest Elephants –  a newly distinct species  August /2016:

http://www.nature.com/news/threat-to-african-forest-elephants-1.20512?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20160901&spMailingID=52195183&spUserID=MTYxOTI4NTEwMDA4S0&spJobID=1000097132&spReportId=MTAwMDA5NzEzMgS2

  • The Great Elephant Census Found Savannah Elephants down 30% in 7 years in 18 countries – August /2016:

https://elephant-atlas.org/home?hootPostID=5835908150f2934ae335751afab60de3

  • Africa: What’s Changing for Elephants? August /2016:

http://allafrica.com/stories/201608121112.html

  • Ivory trade: Back on the market? July/2016:

http://politheor.net/ivory-trade-back-on-the-market/

  • Poaching statistics – Save the Rhino: 2016:

https://www.savetherhino.org/rhino_info/poaching_statistics

  • Elephants are social, like humans, and should be treated that way, urge experts: July 2016:

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/26/elephants-are-social-like-humans-and-should-be-treated-that-way-expert-urges/#.V5jFJSLWvMJ.twitter

  • In fighting illegal ivory trade EU lags behind: June /2016:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/06/ivory-trafficking-european-union-china-hong-kong-elephants-poaching/

  • Legal ivory trade led to sharp rise in poaching: June/2016:

http://mg.co.za/article/2016-06-17-00-legal-ivory-trade-led-to-sharp-rise-in-poaching

  • Antique Dealers Come Face-To-Face With Ivory Ban:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/elephant-ivory-ban-antiques/

  • Is Trophy Hunting Helping Save African Elephants?:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/11/151715-conservation-trophy-hunting-elephants-tusks-poaching-zimbabwe-namibia/

  • African wildlife officials appalled as EU opposes a total ban on ivory trade:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/06/african-wildlife-officials-appalled-as-eu-opposes-a-total-ban-on-ivory-trade

  • Montreux Manifesto – AEC – African Elephant Coalition – meets in Montreux, Switzerland to fight poaching crisis:

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/campaigns/GiantsClub/african-elephant-coalition-meets-in-switzerland-to-fight-the-poaching-crisis-a7109796.html

  • 29 African Nations Unite To Ban Ivory Trade:

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2016/06/24/4101s931884.htm

  • New Study: Legal Ivory Trade Backfired, Unleashed Elephant Poaching Crisis:

http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-study-legal-ivory-trade-backfired-unleashed-elephant-poaching-crisis?ms=UONDC160001075&cid=701F0000000SyAf

  • Namibia’s Secret Ivory Business – Chinese Nationals involved in an African Elephant Crisis:

http://www.chinafile.com/environment/namibias-secret-ivory-business

  • INTERPOL – UNEP on environmental crime:

http://unep.org/documents/itw/environmental_crimes.pdf

US Bans Ivory Sales. Will China be next?:

https://bay180.mail.live.com/?tid=cm7xQNo2Iq5hGBVBBgS7LSJA2&fid=flinbox

  • South Africa and Kenya Seek Consensus on Ivory Trade:

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2016/06/03/south-africa-and-kenya-seek-consensus-on-ivory-trade/

  • A breakdown of elephant population since the 1500’s taken from the Great Elephant Census:

http://www.greatelephantcensus.com/background-on-conservation/

  • Trophy Hunting and Conservation – March 2016 –  A look at how much the Namibian government really earns from Trophy Hunting:

https://iwbond.org/2016/03/16/trophy-hunting-and-conservation/

  • A Quick Guide to Why Burning Ivory is Important to ending the illegal trade:

April 2016 – credit – Hands Off Our Elephants

  • States Banning the sale of fossil ivory and proposed legislation:

http://www.aaps-journal.org/Fossil-Ivory-Legislation.html

  • The war on elephants – BBC News Magazine:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-6d40b788-af2f-4646-8177-c8db7ce6a881

  • How Japan continues to fuel the ivory trade:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/151210-Japan-ivory-trade-african-elephants/

  • Elephants decline by 97% in less than a century – third party source – AG – here

Canadian Sheldon Jordan Tackles Wildlife Crime At Interpol – December 2015

South Africa An Outlier on Ivory Policies:  National Geographic   Jan. 2016

How world’s largest legal ivory market fuels demand for illegal ivory – National Geographic

Where are Africa’s Elephants? – NATURE’S “Soul of the Elephant”

The response of the African elephant to changes in seasonal rainfall

CITES and Confiscated elephant ivory and rhino horn – to destroy or not to destroy

Opinion: Irrelevant, Illogical and Illegal – 24 Experts Respond to Arguments for Supporting Legalization of Ivory Trade – National Geographic

The Truth About Tusks – The Dodo

Status of African Elephant Populations and Levels of Illegal Killing and the Illegal Trade in Ivory – CITES

Poachers Alter Mammal Abundance, Seed Dispersal, and Seed Predation in a Neotropical Forest

Japan’s demand for forest elephant ivory continues: Tokyo’s wildlife symposium 2015

United States: Ivory Laws and Ban Efforts – National Geographic

Elephant Charities: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly – Africa Geographic

The burning question: America’s Ongoing Debate Over the Trade in Ivory – Africa Geographic

In China, Awareness Grows of Africa’s Poaching Crisis – African Wildlife Foundation

Listing Mammoths as Endangered Would Protect Elephants – The Telegraph

Should Poachers Be Shot on Sight? – Newsweek

Drones Can Curb Poaching, But They’re Much Costlier than Alternatives – National Geographic

The Infographic below shows the history of ivory crushes since 1989. Crushing ivory and destroying ivory stockpiles tells the world that ivory is ONLY valuable on #elephants and nowhere
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 Crush and Burn Ivory GMFER map