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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 by 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 ebook
Page: 216
Format: pdf
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
ISBN: 9781770852273


We're facing a crisis for both species. In many parts of The world is in the midst of a global extinction crisis primarily driven by illegal hunting for highly valuable animal body parts. Aug 26, 2013 - The real price of that unknown is exacted in blood and gore. Having Needless to say, rhino horn does not cure cancer—it has about the same medicinal value as chewing on your own fingernails, according to several studies. Aug 13, 2013 - “Mozambique increasingly has become one of the major exit points for both rhino horn and elephant ivory. Sep 24, 2013 - Al-Shabaab gets up to 40% of its funding from elephant poaching The world has watched in horror as the scale of the Al-Shabaab attack on the. Apr 8, 2012 - The ivory poachers who shot Appleby's elephant were most likely African, but their orders probably came from thousands of miles away—from China or Vietnam. An opportunity for organized crime syndicates to launder 'illegal' ivory onto the markets resulting in increased demand, higher prices and the mass slaughter of elephants throughout Africa culminating in 2011 being the worst elephant poaching year in decades. Vietnamese syndicates are behind the rhino horn trade. Sep 29, 2013 - Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and Rhinocero_姚氏顾问社_新浪博客,姚氏顾问社, Today a new ivory crisis has arisen - this time, fuelled by internal wars in Africa and a growing market in the Far East. Sep 11, 2012 - South Africa's current poaching crisis is being driven by high market demand ('illegal') for rhinoceros horn in Asian countries like China and Vietnam for use in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM's). Tusks, the enlarged incisor teeth that are the raw material for worked ivory, are normally sawed off at the base by poachers, often while the elephant is not yet dead.

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