Re: COP 17: Will CITES Review the Ban on Trade in Ivory?

Wed May 11, 2016 6:42 pm

Trading endengered species is not on 0'

Re: COP 17: Will CITES Review the Ban on Trade in Ivory?

Wed May 11, 2016 6:52 pm

What is "on"? :-)

Re: COP 17: Will CITES Review the Ban on Trade in Ivory?

Wed May 11, 2016 6:56 pm

Demand reduction is on - not promoting use of rare wildlife from traders.

All stockpilers should burn their ivory 0'

Re: COP 17: Will CITES Review the Ban on Trade in Ivory?

Wed May 11, 2016 7:14 pm

That's easy for western Noses to say! ^0^

Conservation areas are theoretically on the brink here, and poaching is increasing...something new is required? -O-

Re: COP 17: Will CITES Review the Ban on Trade in Ivory?

Wed May 11, 2016 7:44 pm

In Kenya they have done it :yes:

Re: COP 17: Will CITES Review the Ban on Trade in Ivory?

Wed May 11, 2016 7:47 pm

Richprins wrote:That's easy for western Noses to say!

How about qualifying yourself to understanding eastern mindset!!!

Your back will not be broad enough to fall back on!!!, and our local
poachers are well aware of this disposition,..

Re: COP 17: Will CITES Review the Ban on Trade in Ivory?

Wed May 11, 2016 7:50 pm

Western noses have a good argument here: The economics approach will never work in an corrupt environment.

Re: COP 17: Will CITES Review the Ban on Trade in Ivory?

Wed May 11, 2016 8:01 pm

\O

Re: COP 17: Will CITES Review the Ban on Trade in Ivory?

Thu May 12, 2016 10:41 am

Exactly! :yes:

Re: COP 17: Will CITES Review the Ban on Trade in Ivory?

Thu May 12, 2016 6:32 pm

Toko wrote: The economics approach will never work in an corrupt environment.


Oh, but it will! If they can make money once-off from stockpiles...that fits in perfectly with the short-term mentality! \O