TITLE

Ivory ban may bend, but nobody's buying

AUTHOR(S)
Dunn, Kate
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;12/15/98, Vol. 91 Issue 14, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the controversy surrounding the debate in the United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) regarding a one-time sale of ivory from Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to Japan. Concerns that the Japanese sale will increase consumer demand, thus increasing the amount of poaching; Why animal rights groups feel that prevention of poaching is so important; Questions about the sale of ivory from tusks of elephants dying of natural causes.
ACCESSION #
1364028

 

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