A Rapid Assessment of U.S. Physical Ivory Markets
October 14, 2016
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This rapid assessment by TRAFFIC of domestic ivory markets in the U.S. finds that state bans seem to be having an impact on reducing the open availability of elephant ivory in formerly significant urban markets.
This assessment establishes a benchmark against which the effectiveness of the new US Federal regulations can be measured through ongoing and regular market monitoring.
A full report will become available in the next months.