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August 9   -   ArtsJournal: music

Banning All Ivory Completely Is Not Going To Save The Elephants, But It Could Lead Us To Destroy Important Pieces Of History

Okay, almost no one argues that we should continue to permit trade in new ivory. Yet, argues John Frederick Walker, blocking all sales of older, already-sculpted ivory - and (as is happening now) burning or crushing existing pieces, even certified antiques - will simply increase scarcity and add glamor (and cash value) to the material. And we'll lose some marvelous historic art as well.

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