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Gift Giving, Social Status Drive Global Ivory Demand, New National Geographic/GlobeScan Study Finds: Research Conducted in China, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and United States. Elephant Populations Face Further Peril if Trends Continue.

A new international analysis of consumer ivory demand released today by the National Geographic Society and GlobeScan presents empirical evidence that there is a substantial ivory market driven by ivory’s perceived suitability for gift giving and the social status ...

Top 10 Headlines Today: Ice-Free Arctic, Rare Reptiles Stolen…

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Top 10 Headlines Today: Volcanoes ‘Scream,’ Blackbeard’s Treasure Found…

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Top 10 Headlines Today: ‘Extinct’ Snake Discovered, Test-Tube Baby Born…

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Top 10 Headlines Today: Science of Fireworks, High-Speed Hummingbirds…

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Top 10 Headlines Today: Telescopic Contact Lens, Australian Skull Mystery…

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Top 10 Headlines Today: Habitable Planets, New Killer Whale Species…

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Top 10 Headlines Today: Ocean “Breathes,” Colonial Murder Mystery…

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Top 10 Headlines Today: New Language Found, Interactive Mars Panorama

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Top 10 Headlines Today: Ancient Murals Uncovered, Farmed Fish Record Broken…

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Top 10 Headlines Today: Albino Gorilla Mystery, Mars Meteorite Discovery…

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