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Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and

Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and

Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and Rhinoceros Poaching Crisis. Ronald Orenstein

Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and Rhinoceros Poaching Crisis


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Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and Rhinoceros Poaching Crisis Ronald Orenstein
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May 6, 2014 - Blogger: Colin Bell Two African neighbors, Mozambique and the Republic of South Africa, signed a historic anti-poaching agreement at the well-suited Kruger National Park last month. BEIJING, April 16 Yao met wild elephants before encountering the bodies of five poached elephants in Kenya and a poached rhino in South Africa. €�Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and Rhinoceros Poaching Crisis,” by Ronald Orenstein. 'Ivory Road' linking Africa to Asia. Jan 13, 2014 - The Chinese government has been lauded for crushing six tonnes of ivory last week in a move that was hailed as a first step to addressing rampant elephant poaching in Africa. Sixth extinction crisis in the history of the planet, this one entirely human-caused, as rhinos and elephants are being butchered into extinction for their lucrative horns worth more than gold on the [] Earth First News! May 31, 2013 - Vietnam is the main destination for rhino horn, and many countries play a role as transit countries for both ivory and rhino horn; including the Philippines. That the Chinese public is fertile ground for sensitisation to the issue when it found that 99.2% of respondents agreed that “we should ensure elephants exist on earth” - a fact corroborated by the 'going-viral' of a story on blood ivory in the private newspaper Southern Weekly recently. Conservationists and wildlife activists have been blaming China and Thailand for the massive surge in elephant poaching in Africa because of Asian demand for ivory trinkets, ornaments and other goods. Apr 22, 2013 - Surveys find Chinese public highly supportive of wildlife protection but unaware of African poaching crises. Molewa, South Africa's Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, mentioned in a speech signifying her department's move toward a possible trade in rhino horn, that “we do think that it could (win the war on rhino poaching)… just taking it from the lessons we have learnt from ivory. Oct 9, 2013 - Also, last August, customs agents seized not only ivory, but also rhino horns and leopard skins worth $5.3 million, which had come from Nigeria. Mar 19, 2014 - “The Last Rhino,” by Jonah Hull (Al Jazeera “examines the poaching industry from South Africa to Asia.) 13. Feb 12, 2014 - At the heart of this conflict is money, particularly the vast sums that can be made from trading in elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn. Elephant and rhino poaching is surging, conservationists say, an illegal piece of Asia's scramble for African resources, driven by the growing purchasing power of the region's newly affluent classes. He also The attitudinal ivory and rhino horn surveys highlight the importance of Yao's involvement in this campaign and the urgent need for him to continue to positively influence his fellow countrymen.