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    Ivory Trade In China

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    facing extinction; mostly because of China 's market forcing to the price of ivory through the roof, to the price of that was once reserved for the one of the most valuable commodity, gold. Unlike most "middle" class citizens around the world, China 's middle class citizens tend to have a strong purchasing power. Due to the booming of China 's middle class, consumer demands are at it speak, and the desire for ivory is at it 's all time high. Because recently acquired ivory can be sold legally in China, and due to its popularity, about 80 percent of the middle class citizens in China now owns at least one or two pieces on this…

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    The African Ivory Trade

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    African Ivory Trade Throughout the course of history there has remained one constant, humans are never satisfied. Since the dawn of human history humans have had this desire to crave more and want better. The idea of never being satisfied has led to many accomplishments for the human race, from the expansion of empires such as the Greek and Roman empires, to technological advances in medicine that have pro longed life, and the expansion of knowledge through books and curiosity. All have come…

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    Ivory Trade Controversy

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    The poaching of elephants and the ivory trade has become an extremely pressing and controversial issue over the past few years, most noticeably in Botswana perspectives have been altered and bias has been made. This issue has sparked unrest and controversy all around the world. Protests began in Botswana concerning it, dividing the environmentalist from the poachers. From the 1970’s to the late 1980’s, elephant populations were slaughtered due to the legal regulated trade in ivory, which…

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    killing elephants in Africa and Asia to use their ivory for objects such as piano keys and billiard balls. In 1989, an international ban was put on the ivory trade. The ban made it legal to trade in one’s own country, but illegal to export the ivory to other countries. Even with the ban, tourists buy ivory trinkets when visiting Africa and Asia, and some people believe it would be okay to export some ivory to help the economy in Africa. Ivory poaching should be stopped due to animal cruelty,…

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    The ivory trade is the illegal and often lucrative trade in the ivory tusks of mostly African elephants. Elephant poaching is at the extent where the world has seen its worst in a decade, and capture of ivory is at its highest. It is one of the primary reasons why the elephant population, especially African elephants, is declining at a fast rate. This trade has now currently led to the endangerment of African elephants, resulting in the ban of hunting African elephants, and the selling of ivory.…

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    Ivory trafficking is an immense problem that is threatening the lives of the diminishing African elephant population. In an attempt to raise awareness of the crisis, the documentary was filmed undercover for sixteen months in the heart of the problem. Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani’s documentary “The Ivory Game” expresses the concern of elephants possibly becoming extinct due to poaching for their ivory tusks. The film delves into well-known poachers and their hotspots in an attempt to arrest…

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    Ivory is a hard creamy-white substance, typically used to make jewelry and other ornaments, that composes elephant tusks. Due to the high price of ivory killing elephants for their tusks has become quite a lucrative business which has resulted in the African elephant being brought to the brink of extinction. The prohibitionists dominate the ivory trade debate, however is a ban on ivory trade really all that beneficial. I argue that an ivory trade ban is in fact counterintuitive and brings with…

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    Africa and other countries around the world, have been poaching elephants for the ivory in their tusks. Every year it is estimated that over 100,000 elephants are killed and every kill brings elephants close to extinction, which is why there should be stricter consequences for poaching. Currently, in countries around the world, there is a ban and set consequences for the trade of ivory, yet there is no law specifically illegalizing the killing of the elephants. Therefore, trophy hunters, who…

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    Essay On Elephant Poaching

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    of elephants has drastically decreased. Ivory-seeking poachers have killed 100,000 African elephants in just three years, which is roughly 100 elephants everyday. This ecological impact is immense, and if nothing is done to stop poaching, elephants will become extinct before we know it. Poaching is a serious problem, especially in Africa and Asia and it takes place for commercial profit, meaning hunters kill animals illegally and sell their body parts. The number of elephants left in Africa is…

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    share a deeply emotional and social nature” (8). Animals, as well as people, have feelings and emotions that Clark got to see first-hand. Innocent animals are being slaughtered by poachers that could care less about the animal’s feelings. Imagine if humans were killed for nothing but sport… there would be a lot more reactions than when animals are killed. Clark claims, “National Geographic estimates that more than 100,000 elephants have been killed by poachers since 2011—all to satisfy sinful…

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