Ivory Trade

Some articles on ivory, trade, ivory trade:

Ivory - Availability
... produce it, the importation and sale of ivory in many countries is banned or severely restricted ... In the ten years preceding a decision in 1989 by CITES to ban international trade in African elephant ivory, the population of African elephants ... had created a system that increased the value of ivory on the international market, thus rewarding international smugglers and giving them the ability to ...
African Elephant - Conservation
... ten years preceding an international ban in the trade in ivory in 1990 the African elephant population was more than halved from 1.3 million to around 600,000 ... An example of how the ivory trade causes poaching pressure is in the eastern region of Chad ... has governmental protection, but poaching for the ivory trade can devastate populations ...
History Of Angola - From Prehistory To The Sovereign Country
... Trade was the main activity, based on highly productive agriculture and increasing exploitation of mineral wealth ... a new religion (Christianity) in return, the King of the Congo offered plenty of slaves, ivory, and minerals ... Trade was mostly with the Portuguese colony of Brazil Brazilian ships were the most numerous in the ports of Luanda and Benguela ...
Toposa People - Early History
... The Toposa became involved in the ivory trade in the late 19th and early 20th century ... in 1881 the effect was to almost stop trade in ivory through Sudan to the north ... they imposed regulations preventing export through their territory of immature or female ivory ...

Famous quotes containing the words trade and/or ivory:

    ...to many a mother’s heart has come the disappointment of a loss of power, a limitation of influence when early manhood takes the boy from the home, or when even before that time, in school, or where he touches the great world and begins to be bewildered with its controversies, trade and economics and politics make their imprint even while his lips are dewy with his mother’s kiss.
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