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Ask Tourists to Disable GPS-Enabled Devices
Animals  (tags: tourists, gps, devices, poachers, animal elfare, petition )

- 943 days ago -
There has been some recent reporting on the dangers posed by GPS-enabled devices to wildlife, particularly wildlife whose body parts are prized in various regions and countries for quack medicinal purposes, as status symbols, or for superstitious reasons
Cyber-Poachers Hack GPS Collar Data to Pinpoint Tigers
Animals  (tags: poachers, tigers, wildlife, cyber-poachers, GPS, conservation, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, killing, slaughter, habitat, protection, conservation, endangered, extinction )

- 1522 days ago -
While most illegal hunters faced long days of bushwhacking through the dark jungle in hopes of spotting the big cat before it finds them, a dangerous new breed of cyber-savvy poachers may be on the rise -- using conservation tools to help target their ill
Secrets of Mali's Desert Elephants Revealed By GPS Tracking
Animals  (tags: elephants, survival poaching, GPS, wildanimals, protection, humans, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, habitat )

- 1805 days ago -
Africa's most northerly elephants in danger from poaching and human elephant conflict
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, GPS, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2708 days ago -
WWF Nepal are among a number a number of organisations calling for increased use of GPS in Chitwan National Park, proposing that two endangered Royal Bengal Tigers and 40 rhinos be tracked using the space-based technology.
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, elephants, shot, death, GPS, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2758 days ago -
Matriarch of herd shot despite monitoring efforts
Gps To Track Blue Sheep And Snow Leopard
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, GPS, snow leopards, blue sheep, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2939 days ago -
Scientists hope to improve the survival odds of the endangered snow leopard in Nepal by venturing into the remote Himalayas to study its main prey, the Bharal or blue sheep.
Bear Trackers Use GPS in Bid to Preserve the Animals
Animals  (tags: Bears, trackers, GPS, collar, Florida researchers', high-tech efforts, low-tech tool: day-old doughnuts, researchers, technology, habitat loss )

- 2998 days ago -
Researchers use the doughnuts and other stale pastries to bait traps for the bears. Once snared, the bears are tranquilized and then fitted with a GPS collar. Using cell phone technology, every 15 minutes the collar sends a text message that tells Cont..
Farne Puffins to Be Tracked By GPS to Find Why They Are Declining So Fast
Animals  (tags: animals, puffins, GPS, declining numbers, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3066 days ago -
New research will aim to explain why puffin numbers have fallen so dramatically on the Farne Islands in the last five years by using GPS technology to track their movements.
GPS Minimizes Animal-Human Conflict in Africa
Animals  (tags: animals, gps, human-animal conflict, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3125 days ago -
The Africa Wildlife Foundation has devised a way to use GPS technology to curb rising conflict between wild animals and humans as well as tackle an ongoing problem with poachers.
Roadkill GPS Navigation System to Protect Animals
Animals  (tags: roadkill, GPS, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3178 days ago -
Satellites can now warn Australian drivers to slow down in roadkill-prone areas, in a bid to stem the deaths of some 300,000 wild animals on the island of Tasmania each year.
GPS Collar Tracking Secretive Jaguar's Movements
Animals  (tags: jaguars, GPS, tracking, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3188 days ago -
Beautiful, elusive and secretive, the sleek jaguar has been a ghostlike presence in Arizona, captured only on environmentalists' tracking cameras over the past dozen years. Until now.
New Program Tracks Bears With Collars
Animals  (tags: black bears, collared, GPS, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3467 days ago -
Bears in the Fort McMurray area may be seen wearing collars this summer, but they're no one's pets. In response to growing concerns of black bear sightings and conflicts around the city, local Fish and Wildlife officials have turned to the latest
WCS Tracks Asia's Odd-Ball Antelope
Animals  (tags: saiga, GPS, Mongolia, gravely threatened, WCS, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3489 days ago -
Scientists determined to save Mongolia's gravely threatened saiga antelope have fitted eight of the unusual ungulates with high-tech GPS (Global Positioning System) collars. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) led the tracking efforts in the
Rare Cheetahs Get Big-Cat Bling
Animals  (tags: asiatic cheetahs, Iran, animals, AnimalWelfare, GPS, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3493 days ago -
Two Asiatic cheetahs received newfangled necklaces from an international team of scientists led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) working in Iran. The big cat "bling"--also known as Global Positioning System (GPS) collars--will track the movements
Endangered Zebra Life Caught on GPS
Animals  (tags: zebras, GPS, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3500 days ago -
If you were a zebra, how would you spend your days? Daniel Rubenstein, director of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University, has been pursuing this question for years.

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