A System of Extinction: The African Elephant Disaster

A ground-breaking ivory trade report which scrutinised key markets in Asia, the rampant poaching in African countries and exposed some of the international criminals who oversaw the trade. The report played a key role in achieving the 1989 international ban on elephant ivory trade at CITES.

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  1. […] key factor in the CITES decision was the release of the EIA report A System of Extinction: The African Elephant Disaster, which scrutinised markets in Asia, investigated rampant poaching in African countries and exposed […]