Making a Killing - A 2011 Survey of Ivory Markets in China

Making a Killing - A 2011 Survey of Ivory Markets in China

An unprecedented surge in ivory seizures occurred
in 2011. Media reported that 5,259 elephant tusks
were seized worldwide in that year alone, representing
the lives of at least 2,629 elephants. In spite of the
government’s efforts to regulate the ivory trade, China
continues to be the world’s main recipient of smuggled
ivory.

Experts

Céline Sissler-Bienvenu, Director, France and Francophone Africa
Director, France and Francophone Africa
IFAW Elephant Expert
IFAW Elephant Expert
Grace Ge Gabriel, Regional Director, Asia
Regional Director, Asia
James Isiche, Regional Director, East Africa
Regional Director, East Africa
Jason Bell, Program Director, Elephants Regional Director, South Africa
Program Director, Elephants, Regional Director, South Africa
Peter Pueschel, Director, International Environmental Agreements
Director, International Environmental Agreements
Vivek Menon, Director of IFAW partner, Wildlife Trust of India
Regional Director, South Asia