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China To Shut Down Ivory Trade, But Will That Save Elephants?

Vicki Croke joins Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd to discuss the significance of China’s announcement on Friday that it will shut down its domestic commercial ivory market — the world’s largest — by the end of this year. Many conservation groups are calling it a “game changer” in the effort to save elephants.

Reconnecting Habitats And Saving Lives

Tunnels for penguins, overpasses for pronghorn, culverts for cougars—all part of a growing conservation movement to help animals cross dangerous roads and to reconnect wild habitats in an increasingly-fragmented world. Vicki talks with Robin Young at Here&Now about some amazing “wildlife crossings.”