TITLE

Ivory Crush

AUTHOR(S)
Christy, Bryan
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
National Geographic;Dec2013, Vol. 224 Issue 6, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Image
ABSTRACT
A photograph of workers preparing ivory tusks for destruction in a ceremony on June 21, 2013 in Manila, Philippines and a brief discussion on the Philippine government's decision to destroy its stock of ivory and its refusal to be a transit country for ivory smuggling are presented.
ACCESSION #
92526777

 

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