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US to Destroy 6 Tons of Ivory This Week
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, elephants, Ivory, law, poachers )

- 1589 days ago -
n a first, U.S. officials are going to destroy their massive stockpile of illegal ivory this week, hoping to send a zero-tolerance message to elephant poachers.
RIP: Costa Rican Environmentalist Pays Ultimate Price for His Dedication to Sea Turtles
Environment  (tags: poachers, death, environmentalists who paid the ultimate , protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

- 1743 days ago -
On the evening of May 30th, 26-year-old Jairo Mora Sandoval was murdered on Moin beach near Limón, Costa Rica, the very stretch of sand where he courageously monitored sea turtle nests for years even as risks from poachers rose
Sea Shepherd Investigates Galapagos Tortoise Killers
Environment  (tags: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Galapagos Islands, endangered species, tortoise, poachers, inhumane )

- 3905 days ago -
Eight magnificent and endangered Galapagos tortoises were brutally slaughtered last week on the island of Isabela in the Galapagos Islands. Rangers found the shells of the animals near the fishing village of Puerto Villamil.

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