Monday, June 19, 2017

China, Africa and the Ivory Ban

The Conversation published on 8 June 2017 a commentary titled "Game Theory Suggests China Should Keep Ivory Trade Ban in Place Indefinitely" by Ross Harvey, South African Institute of International Affairs.

The author argues that how Chinese authorities choose to act in response to potential speculator strategies is crucial for improving elephant survival probability. Regulators should signal progress on implementing the ivory ban, and stating unequivocally that it will be indefinite.

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