Audio by artist kevin_uno

Illegal Ivory and Carbon Dating

19:14 minutes (22.02 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 2 Jul 2013

Kevin Uno, a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, joins Late City Edition producer Erica Getto to discuss a new approach to detecting illegal ivory. Tune in to hear Uno share how radiocarbon dating offers clues about when an elephant died and, in turn, whether its tusks are being illegally trafficked.