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SA Wildlife Parks Become Killing Fields
Animals  (tags: animals, poaching, rhinos, killing, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1910 days ago - thetimes.co.za
Wildlife experts suspect cartels take advantage of ineffective law enforcement. South Africa's rhino population is under attack, with an estimated 100 gunned down for their horns over the past year -- a staggering 1000% increase compared with 2007.
Reward Offered in Unsolved Grizzly Bear Poaching Case
Animals  (tags: gizzly bears, killed, poaching, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1912 days ago - kpvi.com
The Humane Society of the United States and The HSUS Wildlife Land Trust are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the illegal killing of a grizzly bear found dead in Ashton
Leopard Electrocuted
Animals  (tags: leopard, killed, electrocuted, poaching, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, sadness )

Cher
- 1912 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
A fully grown male leopard was electrocuted in Sawangi reserved forest, around 65 kms from Nagpur in Paoni Forest Range in Nagpur Forest Division, highlighting the presence of poachers as well as absence of wildlife protection measures
Bloody Assault Against SA Rhinos
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, rhino's, poaching, illegal, endangered, extinction, slaughter, suffering, sadness, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1924 days ago - iol.co.za
At least 76 white and black rhinos were killed by poachers in South Africa's reserves, national parks and on private land last year, illustrating the sudden bloody assault on the country's rhino populations for their valuable horns - but the figure could
Better Law for Wildlife in Malaysia Petition
Animals  (tags: Malaysia, LAW, CRIMES, EXTINCTION, CORRUPTION, Illegal Animal-Trade, poaching, ethics, environment, habitat, conservation, slaughter, society, wildlife, Animal Welfare )

Julie
- 1929 days ago - petitiononline.com
...species continue to be poached illegally traded at alarming rates. Wildlife offenders often escape arrest, prosecution punishment. Please sign the petition to the Malaysian Government asking to amend the outdated Protection of Wild Life Act 1972.
Gorilla Warfare
Animals  (tags: africa's national parks, wildanimals, endangered, extinction, wildlife, poaching, humans, destruction )

Simone
- 1931 days ago - smh.com.au
Antelopes, elephants and hippos once thrived here in Africa's oldest national park. Decades of poaching have left little more than a few families of mountain gorillas. And civil war rages just kilometres away, the latest twist in a conflict that has
Elephant Poacher Jailed for Five Years
Animals  (tags: cameroon, wildlife, wild animals, elephants, killed, poaching, sentenced, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1992 days ago - theaustralian.news.com.au
A CAMEROON court sentenced a poacher to five years in jail and a hefty fine for killing eight elephants, a government official said today. After a tip-off from villagers, a 23-strong search party of paramilitary gendarmes, government officials and park
The Big Question: Is It Right to Sell Ivory, or Does It Just Encourage the Poaching of Elephants?
Animals  (tags: south africa, ivory auction, poaching, elephants massacred, wildlife, disappearing, cruelty, trade )

Simone
- 1997 days ago - independent.co.uk
Why are we asking this now? Because the first officially sanctioned auction of raw ivory since 1999 kicked off in Namibia yesterday and made $1.2m (£770,000) from a commodity that it is normally illegal to sell. Over the next month, four southern
Under Pressure From Conservationists, EBay Bans All Ivory Sales
Animals  (tags: Ivory, international ivory ban, eBay, sale of ivory, consumerism, poaching, overhunting, superstitious rituals and remedies )

Rooibos
- 2006 days ago - news.yahoo.com
EBay announced a ban on all ivory sales as a conservation group released a report on Tuesday accusing the Internet auction house of contributing to the trade in endangered wildlife products. Just hours before the release of the report by the International
Poachers Walk Free as Assault on Zimbabwe Rhinos Escalates
Animals  (tags: ivory-trade, POACHING, Illegal Wildlife Trade, rhinos, rhinos slaughtered, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, conservation, endangered, extinction, ethics, environment, habitat, law, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildlife, crime )

Julie
- 2008 days ago - panda.org
Now the poaching has reached commercial levels, with poachers not only killing rhinos in snares but also shooting them for their horns, without taking the meat. **Photo: A black rhino cow, recovering from a gunshot wound, with her calf.
SIGN PETITION: Stop Poaching Wildlife!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, poaching, killing, suffering, protection, environment, endangered, animals )

Tom
- 2008 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
This petition is a vote against the destruction of our world's life forces by poachers. P.E.A.C.E. will ask leaders of nations to help their citizens protect wildlife. The nations will provide employment to replace poaching as a source of income.
3 Top Forest Officials Fired After Tiger Death in Sunderbans
Animals  (tags: tigers, forest officials, fired, poaching, death, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, endangered, extinction, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2009 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Days after the discovery of a tiger carcass in the Sunderbans, three top forest officials, including the Field Director Tiger Reserve, were on Friday night removed from their posts by the West Bengal government in a swift move.
Crown Prince Of Abu Dhabi Donates EUR25m To Save Wildlife
Animals  (tags: animals, plants, endangered species, extinction, killing, poaching, habitat destruction, climate change, pollution )

Tom
- 2017 days ago - thenational.ae
An increasing number of plants and animals are facing extinction due to pollution, poaching, habitat degradation and climate change. The number of threatened mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish has grown to 5,966, compared to 3,314 in 1998.
South Africa Will Sell Ivory to Japan, China
Animals  (tags: africa, japan, china, wildlife, wild animals, elephants, ivory, poaching, illegal, AnimalCruelty, abused, animalcruelty, killing, sadness, suffering, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2018 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The South African government said Thursday that it will press ahead with plans to sell just over 51 tons of ivory to China and Japan under a special exemption to the international ban on the trade. The Convention on Internatio
STOP THE SLAUGHTER! Poachers Kill Pregnant Elephant for Ivory Trade (Caution: Disturbing Images)
Animals  (tags: China's Cruel Animal Trade, China's Black Market, CITES Corruption, ethics, morals, elephants, ivory-trade, poaching, wildlife, society, suffering, sadness, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, extinction )

Julie
- 2038 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
The elephant was female, aged about 27. She was 20 months pregnant. On 14th June 2008 poachers shot her with poisoned metal arrows & followed her as she stumbled miles through the African bush. After 2 days of agony she dropped. She tried to give birth to
 

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