The Process of Preserving Ivory
The beauty of an elephant ivory lies on its smoothness, durability and the white opaque appearance of intersecting line with a diamond shape between them. An ivory also fluoresce a bright blue when exposed to ultraviolet light.
History of Thailandís Ivory Carving
Thailand is one of the Asian countries with endangered elephants after the severe overhunting as a result of illegal ivory trade.
The Advance Method of Tracking Illegal Ivory Trade
The illegal ivory trade has continued to rise despite efforts on banning such business activity. The problem now lies on how to track illegal ivory traders. This is a question on the inability to determine geographic origin of contraband ivory. Ivory traders smuggle it across several international borders using many differing trade routes. This strategy made poaching hotspots and potential trade routes difficult to determine especially in the forests of Central Africa.