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Poaching Boom Sees Thousands of Elephants Killed in Gabon
Animals  (tags: elephants, poaching, Africa, ivory, campaigners, Asia, Gabonese National Parks Agency, World Wildlife Federation, Wildlife Conservation Society, loopholes, petition )

Debbie
- 436 days ago - bbc.co.uk
More than 11,000 elephants have been killed by ivory poachers in Gabon since 2004 according to new research.
Group In China Rescues Bears From 'Bile Farm' Abuses
Animals  (tags: abuse, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animals, bile farms, bears, asia, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, animalrights, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, humans )

Cal
- 459 days ago - npr.org
Animals Asia estimates that more than 10,000 bears are kept on bile farms in China, with about 2,400 more in Vietnam.
ACTION ALERT: Save Vietnam's Bear Sanctuary! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: moon bears, wildife, conservation protection sanctuary, asia )

Simone
- 484 days ago - forcechange.com
The Vietnam Bear Rescue Center is located in Vietnam's Tam Dao National Park and houses over 100 endangered bears. These bears have mainly been rescued from Vietnam's illegal bile-farming industry, a practice which includes caging the bears and then
26 States Draw Up National Action Plan for Conservation of Bears - The Times of India
Animals  (tags: endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare, asia, endangered, wildlife, protection )

Kevin
- 530 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The animals are under threat from trade of body parts, habitat degradation, conflicts with people, and poaching for meat.
5 Asia-Pacific Species Facing Extinction | Asia News âEUR" Politics, Media, Education | Asian Correspondent
Animals  (tags: endangered, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, asia )

Kevin
- 545 days ago - asiancorrespondent.com
Like the dodo bird, the dinosaur and small pox (except in a few laboratories), every species that lives and has ever lived will eventually cease to exist in its entirety. So why should we care about extinction?
New Species Photos: Giant Millipede, Horned Frog Among Borneo Finds
Animals  (tags: asia, discovery, study, science, environment, habitat, animals, wildlife )

Kevin
- 561 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Borneo horned frog was among thousands of species recorded during a recent biodiversity survey of Mount Kinabalu in northern Borneo
Stop the Killing of One Fifth of the Lithuanian Wolves!
Animals  (tags: wolves, government, ethics, killing, law, humans, cruelty, endangered, animals, wildlife, europe, asia )

Kevin
- 565 days ago - avaaz.org
This year the Lithuanian Ministry of Environment has increased the wolves' hunting quota to 50, compared to five wolves' quota of last year.
Indian Elephant Retreat at Wildlife Sanctuary, WB - Video | The Times of India
Animals  (tags: asia, elephants, humans )

Kevin
- 576 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Captive Indian Elephant video
ACTION ALERT: Please Help Stop the Slaughter of Sharks and Manta Rays!
Animals  (tags: sharks, manta rays, killing, wildlife, slaughter, asia )

Jill
- 640 days ago - e-activist.com
International trade in Manta Rays, driven by Asian markets for Chinese medicine, poses an immediate threat to their survival. Catch of mantas reported to the Food and Agriculture Organization has almost quadrupled in seven years.
Prince William Condemns Rhino Horn Trade
Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, rhinos, hunting, wildlife trade, asia, africa, weapons, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, conservation, endangered, protection, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, slaughter, killing, wildanimals, tigers, protection, conservati )

Xil
- 672 days ago - guardian.co.uk
A member of the European monarchy, which together with other ruling elites are notorious for perpetuating wildlife crimes with hunting and status symbols involving ivory,hunting,hunting trophys and fur, brakes silence and denounces this criminal trade.
Asian Affluence Drives African Big Game Poaching
Animals  (tags: Poaching, Elephants, Rhino, poachers, Asia, africa )

Jill
- 724 days ago - bizcommunity.com
Ivory and rhino horn and skin - boiled and ingested - have been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine, which is practiced not only in Chinese communities but increasingly by other ethnic groups around the world
Shut Down the Horse Slaughter Houses in Canada!! Canada's Horse-Slaughter Industry: A Harrowing Case of Inhumanity. SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, horses, slaughterhouses, Europe, Canada, Asia, World, cruelty, crime, death )

Jim
- 763 days ago - forcechange.com
The horse slaughter industry in Canada is one of the largest; these gentle animals that have served us for centuries are shipped off to factories and forced to endure a tragic fate. Most of these horses come from auctions where about half of them end up
Why Exotic Animal Trade Grows in Asia
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, exotics, Asia, animal trade, protection, suffering, environment, wildlife )

Cher
- 813 days ago - csmonitor.com
Rising wealth lifts demand for exotic pets and delicacies in Asia. Meahwhile, enforcers are stretched thin.
'Cure for Cancer' Rumour Killed Off Vietnam's Rhinos
Animals  (tags: rhinos, asia, endangered, conservation, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, extinction, investigation )

Xil
- 877 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The belief that powdered rhino horn cured cancer is being blamed for surge in demand that has wiped out three species
World's Largest Shark Sanctuary Opens: Marshall Islands
Animals  (tags: sharks, marine animals, human predation, human consumption, human overpopulation, shark fin soup, Asia, conservation, preservation, humane protections, ocean animals, flesh consumption must cease )

Rooibos
- 929 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Legislation created the reserve by outlawing commercial shark fishing in the islands' vast waters and forces those who accidentally catch sharks to release them. Selling sharks or shark parts on the islands is also now illegal.
 

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