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African Elephant Population Tumbles Due to Poaching
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, slaughter, elephants, poaching, ivory trade, animaladvocates )

- 26 days ago -
Africa's elephant population fell around 20 percent between 2006 and 2015 because of a surge in ivory poaching, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said in a report on Sunday.
Pledge to Save Africa's Elephants From Extinction Petition!
Animals  (tags: african elephants, poaching, poaching ivory trade, endangered, suffering )

- 71 days ago -
More than 20,000 African elephants were killed in 2014 due to poaching and the number could rise if we donâEUR(TM)t act now. The main cause? A growing Chinese middle class that covets hand-crafted ivory objects.
Poaching Leaves Elephant Daughters in Charge
Animals  (tags: poaching, elephants, elephant daughters, illegal hunting, matriarchs, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, extinction, humans, wildlife )

- 105 days ago -
As illegal hunting thins out the ranks of matriarchs, their daughters are taking over as leaders of their social groups.
CBD Offers $10,000 Reward for Information on Killing of Idaho Wolf Pups
Animals  (tags: Wolves, wolf, wolf puppies, pups, Nursing wolf pups, Idaho, poaching, illegal killing, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter, protection, killing, law, killed, investigation, humans, ethics, environment, death, cruelty, crime, conservation, animals )

- 124 days ago -
Protected gray wolf puppies have been deliberately dragged from their nursery den and slaughtered in Idaho. The Center for Biological Diversity announced today that it's offering more than $10,000 in reward money
The All-Female Patrol Stopping South AfricaâEUR(TM)s Rhino Poachers
Animals  (tags: Champions of the Earth prize, Black Mamba Rangers, poaching, endangered rhinos, female heroes )

- 231 days ago -
Thousands of snares to catch animals for bushmeat have been removed, 10 poacher camps destroyed, three bushmeat kitchens put out of action and six poachers arrested.
Poaching for Ivory Stabilises But Elephant Decline Continues
Animals  (tags: elephants, poaching, ivory, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, wildanimals )

- 232 days ago -
The number of elephants being killed for their ivory has stabilised but overall species numbers have continued to decline.
St. Pete Firm Creates App That Could Help Protect African Elephants
Animals  (tags: elephants, poaching, IFAW, KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE, APP )

- 236 days ago -
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Kenya Wildlife Service will use the app, called Fulcrum, to power tenBoma, a collaborative effort that aims to protect KenyaâEUR(TM)s elephants from poachers through identifying and dismantling poaching
âEUR~GMAâEUR(TM) Goes on Safari and Takes Viewers on Virtual Reality Ride (Video & Text!!)
Animals  (tags: GMA, Virtual Safari, Virtual Reality, drones, six-lens cameras, habitat distruction, endangered animals, poaching, poachers )

- 242 days ago -
"Good Morning America"'s Amy Robach is going on safari -- and sheâEUR(TM)s taking viewers with her on an immersive virtual reality tour of one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in Africa.
Breaking: Hong Kong Announces Plan To Ban The Ivory Trade
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, endangered, wildanimals, poaching )

- 279 days ago -
"The government is very concerned about the illegal poaching of elephants in Africa. It will kickstart legislative procedures as soon as possible to ban the import and export of elephant hunting trophies."
How Poaching Destroys Elephant Wisdom
Animals  (tags: elephants, poaching, elephant wisdom, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, protection, sadness, wildlife )

- 309 days ago -
Each dead matriarch leaves an elephant-sized hole in the world. Perhaps her daughters can never truly fill it.
Lion Populations Half in Key Regions of Africa
Animals  (tags: endangered, lions, african lions, poaching, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, slaughter )

- 325 days ago -
The lion populations in much of Africa are in rapid decline, a new study suggests. Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
TAKE ACTION NOW! Punish Poachers for Killing Sea Turtles
Animals  (tags: turtles, poaching, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, killing, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animals, animalrights )

- 325 days ago -
Hundreds of olive ridley sea turtle eggs are taken by poachers almost immediately after hatching each year from Morro Ayuta beach in Mexico.
Rhino Population Drops to Three :(
Animals  (tags: Nola, protection, poaching, San Diego, sadness, AnimalWelfare, animals, extinction, ethics, science )

- 334 days ago -
A northern white rhino was euthanized Sunday at its enclosure in San DiegoâEUR(TM)s Safari Park, leaving only three of the species left in the world.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Group in South Africa Diligent in Ending Poaching in S. Africa
Animals  (tags: animals, poaching, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, slaughter )

- 336 days ago -
A wonderful group of women have taken on the role of addressing the poaching crisis to protect the rhinos and other species while also educating other locals on the importance of preservation of these animals. The womenâEUR(TM)s group known as the Black Mambas
Tanzania's War on Poaching Pays Off
Animals  (tags: tanzania, poaching, government, elephant tusks, rhino horns, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, humans, wildanimals )

- 341 days ago -
Efforts by government to fight poaching had paid off with the recent arrest of five notorious dealers in illegal elephant tusks and rhino horns.

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