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A strategy for a legal trade in ivory

A ban on the trade in ivory has been in place since 1990. One of the main arguments used by NGOs against revisiting a legal trade is that the one-off sales in ivory “stimulated” demand and thus poaching. Dan Stiles … Continue reading

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My article in Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs published my article today on how trade bans are failing to stop the poaching of wildlife from Africa. It argues that: “Wildlife trade bans are failing because they have run into the same basic problem as the war … Continue reading

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