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Past Issues 2018

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Download the Winter 2018 issue (PDF, 1.9 MB)

In this issue, we will learn all about ivory and the illegal ivory trade. You might be wondering why a New York publication would focus on ivory and elephants. That's because NYS plays a major part in the illegal ivory trade. This issue will teach you about elephants, what ivory is and where it comes from, what it is used for, and what we are doing about the illegal ivory trade in New York State.