What is Episode 80 all about?
In today’s episode, Brooke explores the recent headlines surrounding Zimbabwe’s desire to sell its ivory and rhino horn stockpile for economic stimulus and conservation funding. This new, experimental episode is a free-form review of all facets involved with this topic.
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Links & Resources
- “Cash-strapped Zimbabwe pushes to be allowed to sell its ivory stockpile“. by Farayi Machamire. 1 June 2022. Mongabay.
- “Zimbabwe Urges Sale of Stockpile of Seized Elephant Ivory“. 18 May 2022. VOA News
- “Zimbabwe rallies allies to push for legal ivory trade“. 24 May 2022. Phys.org.
- “Zimbabwe opens conference to promote sales of elephant ivory“. 23 May 2022. africanews.
- “Fresh bid to revive global ivory trade with a ‘one-off’ sale is likely to drive elephant poaching surge“. 20 May 2022. Environmental Investigation Agency.
- “African elephant species now Endangered and Critically Endangered – IUCN Red List“. 25 March 2021. IUCN.
- “African Elephant.” 2016. IUCN SSC African Elephant Specialist Group. IUCN.
- “Prop. 11.23 – PROPOSAL: To maintain the Zimbabwe population of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana)“. 1999. CITES.
- “Zimbabwe National Elephant Management Plan (2015-2020)“. ZIMBABWE PARKS AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY – THE ZAMBEZI SOCIETY.
- “Zimbabwe“. The African Wildlife Foundation.
- “What is CITES?“. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
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