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Identification guide for ivory and ivory substitutes The trade of finished goods of ivory products has it's origins in
The Rights Holder for media is the person or group credited In 1975, the was placed on Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species , which prevents international trade between member states of species that are threatened by trade

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The chemical structure of the teeth and tusks of mammals is the same, regardless of the species of origin.

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Tooth and tusk ivory can be carved into a vast variety of shapes and objects
Elephant ivory is the most important source, but ivory from , , , , , and are used as well For example, in 1930 to acquire 40 tons of ivory required the killing of approximately 700 elephants
An ivory featuring the Madonna of Caress, France Both the and civilizations practiced ivory carving to make large quantities of high value works of art, precious religious objects, and decorative boxes for costly objects Text Text on this page is printable and can be used according to our

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Other animals which are now endangered were also preyed upon, for example, hippos, which have very hard white ivory prized for making artificial teeth
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The word ivory ultimately derives from the âb, âbu "elephant" , through the ebor- or ebur
The History of the Ivory Trade
It is estimated that consumption in Great Britain alone in 1831 amounted to the deaths of nearly 4,000 elephants
Since then, some southern African countries have had their populations of elephants "downlisted" to Appendix II, allowing the domestic trade of non-ivory items; there have also been two "one off" sales of ivory stockpiles In the ten years preceding a decision in 1989 by to ban international trade in African elephant ivory, the population of African elephants declined from 1
The inclusion of China as an "approved" importing country created enormous controversy, despite being supported by CITES, the and It is sometimes called , or tagua, and is the of the commonly found in coastal of , and

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In June 2015, more than a ton of ivory was in 's by the Wildlife Conservation Society to send a message that the will not be tolerated.

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The History of the Ivory Trade
Using morphometric and analytical techniques to characterize elephant ivory
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Finished ivory products that were seen in Harappan sites include kohl sticks, pins, awls, hooks, toggles, combs, gamesmen, dice, inlay and other personal ornaments