What about the ethics behind Tanzanias decision not to burn their ivory

What about the ethics behind tanzanias decision not

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4. What about the ethics behind Tanzania’s decision not to burn their ivory stockpile, instead arguing that the sales of ivory could greatly help the impoverished nation with conservation efforts? 5. After viewing the film and reading up on the issue(s): a. Can a complete ban on ivory REALISTICALLY happen? i. What about overpopulation of the species? Competition with humans for natural resources? b. Is there a way to solve this issue? Under what ethical theories can the argument for changes/laws/regulations be made? By whom? a. Realistically speaking I don’t believe a complete ivory ban can happen. I believe that since many people already know that ivory has some value they will continue sell it. Humans take advantage of any opportunity they get to earn money. So since there is money involved in ivory elephants will continue to be hunted. The video clip Demand for Ivory Explodes in Asia Despite The Ban, proves that a complete ban of ivory is impossible. People who are involved in the ivory business will continue to sell even if there are laws against this. The growing demand for ivory proves a ban will not stop anyone. People have everyday needs to be met, and if their
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  • Spring '15
  • nicole
  • Elephant, ivory

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