CITES repeated 19th century colonisers' mistakes

Cecil Rhodes
Cecil Rhodes

The managing director of a Los Angeles-based NGO says the recent CITES’ rejection of Southern Africa’s ivory proposals continues a racist approach endemic in the global body. GODFREY HARRIS* delivered a fiery address that discomfited many

The Ivory Education Institute is dedicated to an understanding of the historic, practical, and artistic uses of ivory.

For CITES — an organisation that pays an enormous amount of lip service to the scientific basis for its decisions — getting you and your colleagues facts about this unique material is a difficult task.

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