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Elephants and ivory

Burn, R.W. (2007) Elephants and ivory. Significance, 4 (3). 118 - 122. ISSN 1812-5735

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2007.00244.x


Counting elephants ought to be easy. It is not. Counting elephants lost to poaching is even harder. But, without knowledge of both, how can we know whether banning the sale of ivory is helping to save elephants?Bob Burn explains the problems.

Item Type:Article
Divisions:Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Mathematics and Statistics > Applied Statistics
ID Code:9957

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