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Mar

2013

Where has all the ice gone?

From  Tree Hugger        By Emily E. Adams           On March 8, 2013

 


 


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Mar

2013

THE PRICE OF IVORY: From Elephants’ Mouths, an Illicit Trail to China

From The New York Times  By Dan Levin   Published: March 1, 2013 

 

China’s hunger for ivory carvings is growing despite evidence that many tusks are taken illegally

 

PUZHAI, China — Chinese investors have anointed it “white gold.” Carvers and collectors prefer the term “organic gemstone.” Smugglers, however, use a gruesomely straightforward name for the recently harvested African elephant tusks that find their way to this remote trading outpost on the Vietnamese border.

 

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