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Tusks of a dilemma

发布时间:2019-03-07 04:06:08来源:未知点击:

By Fred Pearce KENYAN claims of an upsurge in ivory poaching do not stand up to close scrutiny, according to the country’s own elephant experts. At the meeting of the Convention on Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Nairobi next week, Kenya will push for an end to the international sale of legally culled elephant ivory because of a supposed rise in poaching. However, the country’s position is weakened because of a dispute over its own poaching figures. Nehemiah Rotich, the director of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and custodian of his country’s elephants,