Illegal Ivory Trade Boosted by Angola Craft Markets, Conservationists Say

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: October 27, 2006   View Article

Sky-high demand is feeding a renewed flood of illegal ivory sales in Africa, posing a serious threat to the continent’s elephants, conservationists say.

“The ivory trade is starting to come back, and it’s really a concern,” said Tom Milliken, eastern and southern Africa director for TRAFFIC who is based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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