Conservation in China and the Ivory Trade

Third and final in a series by Leo Carter (LBJ MGPS Student) covering his internship at the Wildlife Conservation Society. Tucked into a residential building outside of the Fourth Ring Road in Northeast Beijing, the field office of the Wildlife Conservation Society coordinates operations for all its ongoing conservation projects across China. From law enforcement training in counter-wildlife trafficking efforts in Southern China to Amur tiger protection and habitat restoration on the border of Russian Siberia in the far North East; from public awareness-building to governmental relations, a small, cohesive staff works around the clock to advance wildlife conservation...

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