But it would be naive for anyone with an interest in historical ivories
, whether scholarly or commercial, not to acknowledge that such artefacts have nevertheless been drawn into ethical and legal debates about animal welfare.
But some 8.1 tonnes of ivory tusks, the remainder of a total of 13.1 tonnes that were seized in 2005 and 2009, will be kept at a government vault, to be used for educational material and as evidences against already identified illegal traders of blood ivories
, said Paje.
MANILA -- The Philippines said Tuesday it would destroy five tons of confiscated elephant tusks as part of a global campaign to raise awareness against the illegal trade of so-called "blood ivories
Sven, who said he's really looking forward to tickling a few Ivories
, is 28-1 with Hills to guide Didier Drogba and Co to World Cup glory.
of these antique objects and their cultural role.' Last year, Minneapolis curator Eike Schmidt organised 'Diaphanous Passions: Baroque Ivories
from the Courts of Europe' at the Museo degli Argenti, Florence, affording specialists the unique opportunity to compare exhibits, drawn from important collections, under the same roof.