TITLE

Ivory Poaching Rears its Head

AUTHOR(S)
Frey, David
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
E THIS WEEK;5/12/2013, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the impact of ivory demand on the population of elephants in Kenya. It offers information on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) that urges southern African nations to resume the sale of ivory. It mentions that illegal hunting, decreased the population of elephants from 167,000 to just 19,000 for the demand of ivory.
ACCESSION #
87699460

 

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