TITLE

Ivory feeds Africa's wars

AUTHOR(S)
Schiffman, Richard
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/17/2014, Vol. 222 Issue 2969, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the connection between war and the ivory trade, focusing on a report by conservation group Born Free USA and conflict analysis group C4ADS as of May 2014. Topics include the rate of elephant poaching in Africa, the flow of ivory profits to global crime organizations and militias, and monitoring and preventative techniques such as global positioning system (GPS) mapping and efforts to reduce demand for ivory.
ACCESSION #
96096005

 

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