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The Illegal Wildlife Trade in ChinaThe Illegal Distribution of Ivory in Hong Kong

The Illegal Wildlife Trade in China: The Illegal Distribution of Ivory in Hong Kong [This chapter provides insights into the actual transaction of worked ivory products against the theoretical framework of situational crime prevention (SCP) theory. The global illegal trade in ivory can be broken down into four stages: (a) poaching of the elephant tusks—capturing an elephant in its natural habitat in order to remove its tusks, which results in the death of the animal; (b) smuggling poached tusks—which involves smuggling tusks out of the source country into the destination countries; (c) processing raw ivory into worked ivory products; and (d) selling worked ivory items to buyers] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

The Illegal Wildlife Trade in ChinaThe Illegal Distribution of Ivory in Hong Kong

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
© The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
ISBN
978-3-030-13665-9
Pages
93 –118
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-13666-6_5
Publisher site
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Abstract

[This chapter provides insights into the actual transaction of worked ivory products against the theoretical framework of situational crime prevention (SCP) theory. The global illegal trade in ivory can be broken down into four stages: (a) poaching of the elephant tusks—capturing an elephant in its natural habitat in order to remove its tusks, which results in the death of the animal; (b) smuggling poached tusks—which involves smuggling tusks out of the source country into the destination countries; (c) processing raw ivory into worked ivory products; and (d) selling worked ivory items to buyers]

Published: May 30, 2019

Keywords: Ivory; Distribution; Hong Kong; Situational crime prevention; Enforcement; Unlawful transactions

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