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July 24, 2016
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After legal-ivory experiment, black markets thrive from greater demand, less risk

To curb the destructive illegal ivory trade, the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) announced in 2008 that it would suspend its ban on the international trade in ivory to allow a one-time legal sale of 108 … Continue reading

August 21, 2013
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Cool heads likely won’t prevail in a hotter, wetter world

Should climate change trigger the upsurge in heat and rainfall that scientists predict, people may face a threat just as perilous and volatile as extreme weather — each other. Researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-Berkeley report in … Continue reading