South African army behind ivory trade

Armstrong, Sue
January 1996
New Scientist;1/27/96, Vol. 149 Issue 2014, p9
Reports on the involvement of the South African Defence Force members in the illicit export of ivory in the country. Investigation of findings; Examination of weaknesses in the country's system for sanctioning ivory trade; Comments from South African politicians.


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