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    Ivory Trade

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    you ever look down at your ivory rings and cry? Do you ever cringe while playing your piano? Well you should. This ivory that you may cherish, comes from a murdered elephant. There is a chance your ivory may be “fair-trade” but only 5% of all ivory is (Reisner 82-83). Just last year, 25,000 elephants were killed for their ivory (Christy 54). Elephant Populations are decreasing drastically and there is a worry they will go extinct. By wearing your rings or playing your ivory piano you are not committing

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    Essay On Ivory Trade

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    decrease is the Ivory trade. The Ivory trade is the selling and obtaining of the Ivory tusks and horns from elephants and rhinos. The Ivory trade pushed the populations of wild elephants and rhinos to almost extinction, so the Ivory trade was banned internationally on January 18th, 1990 (Ted). The international ban spurred stockpiling and exposed poaching. Daniel Stiles, a member of the IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group, proposed in his article, Can Elephants Survive a Continued Ivory Ban, to legalize

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    of this report is to provide an insight into the history and culture that surrounds the acquisition, use and trade of ivory. The material will be explored through three windows of time and place; these being pre-colonial African culture, early Asian history, and 19th Century European use and trade. The interaction that has taken place between humans and elephants, for their ivory, throughout history not only gives an insight into the qualities and use of the material, but provides an understanding

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    The Ivory Game Analysis

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    they understand the value of their own tusks. (The Ivory Game) African elephants are on the verge of extinction due to the rising number of deaths caused by poachers killing them for their ivory. A documentary released in 2016, called The Ivory Game, directed by both Kief Davidson, and Richard Ladkani help shine light on this dilemma; seeking support to end it once and for all. Regardless of already knowing the cost of ivory had on elephants, The Ivory Game, successfully broadened my horizon on the impact

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    Ivory Artifacts of The Israelietes

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    That white on that throne would be ivory. Ivory items are peculiar items when one thinks about them for long enough. One starts to think what are they, where did they come from, how where they made and who made them, what were they were used for, what is their meaning, and what do the motifs on them stand for. To be honest there is no one answer for each of these questions but, there are several good theories out there. But I am not going to talk about all ivories that have ever existed I am going

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    Wide Ivory Woman

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    Wide Ivory Woman You are a wide woman sculpted out of one large solid block of ivory colored, lightly butterscotch speckled stone; you are distinctly and beautifully human, yet larger than life. I look up at you but do not know precisely what it is that you urge me to question. You are a maiden of Menedi, a statue presumably molded of Greek hands in the mid-fourth century B.C. You are seated at a thickly cushioned throne fashioned of the same ivory marble as that of your body, your head titled

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    The Ivory Trade Ban

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    herd is blissfully unaware of is that poachers are quietly stalking them with murderous intent. This herd of elephants has a plethora of “white gold”. These poachers are after only one thing from the elephants, they are after their tusk made of ivory. By the end of the day the herd will practically be obliterated with only a small number of lucky survivors. Unfortunately, poaching elephants is not an atypical event throughout man African countries. During the late 1970s through the late 1980s

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    $80 million dollars will be gained in the next three years for ivory trading. Poachers have been hunting Elephants for their ivory for 30 years. Even though ivory trade is illegal, many people need money for food and other important things. As a kid, I witnessed farm animals get tortured by the hands of human and they were killed so they can be used for food that people can eat. A decade later, the world hadn’t adjusted to preserving animals and protecting them from people who show no shame and honor

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    The Ivory game is a documentary about the illegal poaching that is going on in Africa. It is aimed at bringing awareness to the black market business of ivory that is running rampant in China and the danger that it poses on elephants and even people who want to help against poaching. The producers of the movie are Kief Davidson, Wolfgang Knopfler, and Walter Kohler. These people worked together to bring the movie that has information about the illegal ivory trading in China and Africa and released

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    The Symbol of Ivory in Heart of Darkness In Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad often uses vague,"muted" descriptions, leaving a melange of possible meanings in the reader's lap. One exception to this trend is Conrad's symbolic use of ivory. Within the frame of the story,  his references to ivory can obviously be seen as a representation of the white man's greed. Towards the end of the book ivory comes to symbolize the oozing evil that drips from the heart of darkness. It isn't long before

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