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Data & Documents

Data and documents on this page are easily-accessible resource for academics, journalists, and those interested in viewing primary sources; in-depth data on ivory and rhino horn imports and exports; historical documents and newspapers; and documents compiled from these sources.

Open-Access Journals

Out-of-print, open-access, and freely redistributable journals and respected publications. All documents are copyright their original publishers and their respective contributors.

Format Title Description
PDF Pachyderm Downloads available of an incomplete catalog of the African Elephant, African Rhino, and Asian Rhino Specialist Group Newsletter “Pachyderm” which was produced beginning in 1983 by IUCN and the Animal Research and Conservation Center (ARC), a division of the New York Zoological Society. (Missing issues 38, 45-47, 49-52, 54.) A complete list of digital issues of Pachyderm are available directly from this IUCN web page.
PDF Oryx An international journal of conservation, published and hosted by Cambridge University on behalf of Fauna & Flora International.

Historical Documents & Reports

Documents and reports related to wildlife conservation, poaching, police and ranger actions, and trafficking of wildlife parts (including ivory and rhino horn imports and exports). These documents are hosted and maintained on other sites.

Formats Title/File Description
[JPG] The East African Elephant Ivory Trade 1925-1970 – “The Black Report” – by Wildlife Services Ltd./Ian S.C. Parker
[JPG] Misc Ivory Files – The East African Elephant Ivory Trade – “Raw Material Black Report” (1971) – by Ian S.C. Parker
[JPG] The Raw Ivory Trade 1979-1987 (1989) – by Ian S.C. Parker
[JPG] Documents related to EBUR report (1974) – by Ian S.C. Parker
[JPG] A Background to the Ivory Trade – “The White Report” (1973) – by Ian S.C. Parker

Header image source: An except from a report contained in the Ian Parker Collection Relating to East African Wildlife Conservation, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.