TITLE

Ivory Crush

PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;2/17/2014, Vol. 82 Issue 15, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores whether the move by wildlife officials in China and the U.S. of holding an ivory crush wherein they destroy tons of ivory they confiscated can help save African elephants from becoming extinct. Information is provided on the ivory seized by law enforcement officials around the world in 2011. The comments of Stephanie Wang of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in New York City on the significance of the ivory crush are presented.
ACCESSION #
94424665

 

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