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Hunting For Solutions

Season 4 | Episode 4

Our understanding of poaching of endangered species in Africa can be charitably described as "simplistic." Most of us don't even see Ivory, Rhino Horn, or other products, but did you know that the United States is one of the largest markets for these products? Did you know that most poachers are locals acting out on economic necessity? The story is a complicated intersection of local and international efforts.

Host: Nicholas Mortensen 
Researchers: Anna von Spakovsky and Emi Lockwood
Producer: Andy Carluccio