Tag: "ivory" at biology news
Widespread elephant slaughter discovered in Chad
...g of elephants in Chad is illegal, and the sale of ivory
has been banned since 1989, though black-market trade is increasing. Zakouma is only about 150 miles west of the conflict area of Darfur and is in the path of recent rebel activity in Chad, thus security is low and borders are porous in this isolated...
Deep treasure to be found in Oculina Bank
...over the past thousand years or so by the delicate ivory
tree coral Oculina varicosa, and include a series of spectacular pinnacles, mounds, and ridges that can grow up to100 feet high. Deepwater Oculina reefs are not known to exist anywhere else on the planet besides off Florida. Fishing for shrimp and...