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The High Price of Ivory

By Laurel Neme, Andrea Crosta and Nir KalronOctober 14, 2013 If the world needs another reason to get serious about combating elephant poaching, here’s one: The attack by terrorists on Westgate Mall in Nairobi. Income from illegal ivory trafficking is … Continue reading

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U.S. to crush Ivory in an effort to help save elephants

U.S. Will Crush Ivory to Save Elephants Authorities Hope Destroying Ivory Could Hurt Illegal Market By Charlotte Alter @charlottealterSept. 10, 20131 Comment U.S. officials in Denver plan to pulverize more than six tons of ivory in order to fight illegal wildlife trafficking and … Continue reading

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The War on Tusks

B y Tara D. Sonenshine Tusks up–in some parts of the world that means good luck; a saying full of irony considering the unfortunate plight of elephants today. Depending on your culture, elephants also convey strength, power, wisdom and patience. … Continue reading

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