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Why Prohibiting Trade in Ivory Won’t Save Elephants

A controlled, legal trade is more likely to slow elephant poaching

This opinion essay offers another view on the question posed in our Plus-Minus debate, The Ivory Market: Keep It Closed or Open It Up? What if we’re wrong about how best to save elephants from being killed for their ivory? Photo by…
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by: John Frederick Walker – June 3, 2015


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