On Wednesday, the group issued what it calls a “landmark” study on how illegal ivory is moved from Africa to Asia. Called “Out of Africa: Mapping the Global Trade in Illicit Elephant Ivory,” the study was conducted over three months by C4ADS, an NGO that seeks to shed light on global conflict and security issues through research and analysis.Here, Roberts talks about ivory trafficking syndicates, the African ports that ship out most of the ivory, and why it makes most sense for law enforcement to target that link in the overall trade chain.The report says that too much attention is paid to the beginning and end of the ivory supply chain on poaching and demand and that more should be paid to how ivory is transported.The priority has been focused historically on that which is readily accessible. Images of elephant carcasses littering the African savanna show the poaching problem.
The third category of aide is the class size aide. My kids’ school as 1.5 FTEs worth of class size aide to help out two large classrooms. Correction this year we have 1.5 class size aides. They do put most of their money back in to the schools, to maintain their nonprofit status and get those sweet sweet tax exemptions, but they sure as hell not helping the community or increasing their number of low income students. Malcolm Gladwell just did a podcast on this for Revisionist History; the episode title is “My Little Hundred Million.” After going back to look at the numbers, they aren as bad as I remember. They could still be better, but they aren the devil..
The United States was a very different place when Prohibition was enacted. World War I was just coming to a close, and women and minorities still lacked the right to vote. So why did so many people spend so much time and effort trying to get rid of alcohol? In this article, you’ll learn why and how Prohibition was enacted.
D MD 6th Yes DeLauro, Rosa L. D Conn. 3rd Yes DelBene, Suzan K. Your rhythm got inside of me and needed a place to perform. Do you recall that short stint at the Old Alligator Grill on South Congress? I went to their open mic night, and the manager on duty gave me a Friday residency. I thought I’d made it until I learned the same manager gave the same residency to another band.
Mukesh initiated Reliance’s backward integration journey from textiles into polyester fibres and further into petrochemicals, petroleum refining and going upstream into oil and gas exploration and production. He set up Reliance Infocomm Limited, one of the largest and most complex information and communications technology initiatives in the world. He directed and led the creation of the world’s largest grassroots petroleum refinery at Jamnagar in Gujarat..