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Often Overlooked Ivory Trade a rapid assessment of the international trade in hippo ivory

Published 23rd April 2021

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Another source of ivory under scrutiny in the latest TRAFFIC report

Johannesburg, South Africa, 23rd April 2021—Other ivory trades often overshadow the hippopotamus ivory trade. Following several developments surrounding hippopotamuses and the trade in ivory, there has been increased interest in this often-overlooked trade. 

Often Overlooked Ivory Trade – a rapid assessment of the international trade in hippo ivory

Report author(s):
Sadé Moneron, Eleanor Drinkwater

Publication date:
April 2021

About ReTTA

ReTTA is a TRAFFIC project aiming to Reduce Trade Threats to Africa’s Wild Species and Ecosystems. The project is funded by Arcadia—a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.