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ACTION ALERT: Stop Lemur Trafic in Madagascar ! PLEASE ACTION /SIGN !
Animals  (tags: wildife trafficking, kiling, lemurs, slaughtered, cruelty, investigation, poacjhing, madagascar )

Simone
- 1349 days ago - change.org
With the collaboration of the police, 32 poached lemurs were intercepted in Vohemar (north east of Madagascar) this new year's eve. The poacher, caught during a routine check, confessed that he had-at least- two other accomplices, including someone from
ACTION ALERT: Help Stop the Grisly Pet Trade !!!!
Animals  (tags: exotic animal trade, wildife trafficking, smugglers, poachers, horrific suffering, cruelty, investigation )

Simone
- 1600 days ago - secure.peta.org
This is not PETA's first look behind the closed doors of the pet trade. PETA's undercover investigation of Rainbow World Exotics (RWE)--a major supplier of PetSmart and PETCO--revealed similar cruelty, yet PetSmart and PETCO refused to sever ties with RWE
Poaching Is Now the Greatest Threat to Many Endangered Species
Animals  (tags: poaching, rhinos, tigers, elephants, threatened, wild animals, killed, greed, wildife trafficking, illegal, crime )

Simone
- 1644 days ago - careforthewild.com
However, the real battle to protect endangered species in the 21st Century will not be in the conference rooms but on the ground in the game parks and wildlife reserves in Africa, India and South East Asia, where an increasingly bloody battle is being
Indian Wild Tigers Face Poaching Threat From Chinese Demand
Animals  (tags: indian tigers, poaching threat, chinese medicine trade, demand, wildife trafficking, black market trade, extinction )

Simone
- 1670 days ago - dnaindia.com
Indian tigers, whose numbers have dwindled to 1,411, are facing poaching threat from demand in China where parts of wild big cats are preferred over those sourced from official breeding farms .
Monkeys, Butterflies, Turtles... How the Pet Trade's Greed Is Emptying South-East Asia's Forests
Animals  (tags: south east asia forests, wildife trafficking, exotic pet trade, china, medicine, extinction, threatened, wild animals, killed, humans, greed )

Simone
- 1674 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Countries across south-east Asia are being systematically drained of wildlife to meet a booming demand for exotic pets in Europe and Japan and traditional medicine in China - posing a greater threat to many species than habitat loss or global warming.
Exclusive Video: Tiger Poachers at Work
Animals  (tags: tigers, wildife trafficking, tiger poachers, scums, arrogant, video, evidence, crimes )

Simone
- 1674 days ago - channel4.com
Channel 4 News has obtained exclusive mobile phone video from Malaysia showing the arrogance of one criminal gang of tiger poachers. Tiger poachers are rarely seen, and rarely caught. The criminal gangs behind the illegal trade in tiger parts for black
SD Judge Affirms Conviction in Leopard Hide Smuggling Case
Animals  (tags: wildife trafficking, leopard hide smuggling, court hearing, wildife )

Simone
- 1755 days ago - rapidcityjournal.com
A Feb. 1 sentencing date has been set for an Aberdeen man convicted of smuggling a leopard hide into the United States after killing the animal during a hunting trip to South Africa. A jury also convicted Wayne D. Breitag of filing false import
Wildlife Trafficking
Animals  (tags: wildife crime, investigation, wildife trafficking, wild animals, torn from the wild, killed, heartbreaking, cruelty )

Simone
- 1756 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
A reporter follows the lucrative, illicict and heartrending trade in stolen wild animals deep in Ecodor's forest.
In Nepal, a Desperate Fight to Save the Struggling Rhino
Animals  (tags: nepal, wars, humans, rhinos, threatened, wildife trafficking, disappearing, conservation, protection )

Simone
- 2354 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Despite the danger rhinos pose to humans, the danger the massive animals face from humans is even greater; they are being poached into near extinction. Rhinos have small brains and poor eyesight, which is part of why they are such easy prey for
Poaching American Security: Impacts of Illegal Wildlife Trade
Animals  (tags: poaching, wildife trafficking, endangered animals, wild animals, massaacred, laws, legislation, protection )

Simone
- 2391 days ago - hsdl.org
As concerns about terrorism have intensified in recent years, the U.S. State Department documents that the illegal wildlife trade has grown to be among the most lucrative illicit economies in the world. The federal government has devoted many resources
Headless Lions Discovered at Park
Animals  (tags: lions, headless lions, found, park, investigation, wildife trafficking, cruelty, wild animals )

Simone
- 2398 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The carcusses of four headless lions have been found in the grounds of a former safari park in County Antrim. The discovery was made after the USPCA regained control of the site at Benvarden near Ballymoney on Tuesday. The USPCA said the animals
PM Takes Stock on Slackening Tiger Population
Animals  (tags: tiger conservation, prime minister, tigers, endangered, populatons, reserves, national parks, vanishing, wildife trafficking )

Simone
- 2402 days ago - newstrackindia.com
Government of India is wholly committed to Tiger conservation and the Centre will further enhance financial and organisational support for efforts in this direction," said the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh while asking Chief Ministers of states to take
   

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