TITLE

Law of the jungle

AUTHOR(S)
De Alessi, Michael
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
New Scientist;05/08/99, Vol. 162 Issue 2185, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the sale of elephant ivory in 1999, ten years after the United Nations' Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), which banned its trade. Countries that are allowed to sell the ivory due to elephant overpopulation, including Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Botswana; Efforts to have sales help elephant conservation, including protecting habitat; Example of Communal Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE).
ACCESSION #
1894279

 

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