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The Red List

The Red List

45 mindocumentary
FunBox UHD środa, 22 maja 14:05
In a single decade between 1979 and 1989, half of all Africa's Elephants were lost to the ivory trade.For the next decade the trade lay dormant and African Elephant populations began to recover. But a new crisis was brewing, fueled by demand for ivory particularly in China where a demographic and economic boom had taken place. Between 2002 and 2011 Maisels et al (2013) estimate that the world's forest Elephant population was reduced by 62%. Our research estimates that the number of Elephants killed for their ivory between 2010 and 2012 was 100 000. The demand for ivory in the far East is the primary driver of the killing. In the four years up to 2014 the wholesale price of raw ivory in China tripled, reaching a per kilo dollar price of $2100.00
  • documentary
Czas trwania
  • 45 min