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China Toughens Laws on Eating Endangered Animals
Offbeat  (tags: China, law, endangered, animals, prison )

Scooby
- 17 days ago - independent.co.uk
The revised law concerns the purchase, production and selling of state-protected wild animals and their derived product
Bornean Orangutan, Whale Shark Sliding Towards Extinction, Conservationists Say
Offbeat  (tags: Whale shark, orangutan, hammerhead sharks, endangered )

Scooby
- 19 days ago - m.scmp.com
The Bornean orangutan is on the verge of extinction, a top conservationist body said on Friday, also warning that the worldâEUR(TM)s biggest fish, the whale shark, and a hammerhead shark species were endangered.
Malta Gives Go Ahead to Shooting of 5,000 Endangered Turtle Doves
Offbeat  (tags: Malta, shooting, turtle doves, quail, EU, endangered, birds )

Scooby
- 135 days ago - theguardian.com
Conservationists urge EU to take action against Malta for continuing the spring hunt despite the birds recently being added to âEUR~red listâEUR(TM) of species at risk of being wiped out.
Hidden Viruses May Threaten Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Offbeat  (tags: Hidden viruses, wildlife, endangered, Great Barrier Reef )

Ray
- 152 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Australian scientists suspect a trio of viruses infecting algae from the Great Barrier Reef may aggravate coral bleaching.
Judge: Iowa Zoo Must Give Up Endangered Tigers, Lemurs
Offbeat  (tags: Judge, endangered, Amira, tigers )

Scooby
- 168 days ago - usatoday.com
DES MOINES, Iowa âEUR" Animal welfare advocates hope a federal judge's ruling Thursday ordering a troubled Iowa zoo to give up its endangered tigers and lemurs will bring more accountability to substandard menageries across the countryp
Elephant Dies Trying To Free Her Calf From Illegal Electric Fence In Vellore
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, elephant )

Lone
- 175 days ago - ndtv.com
Chennai: A 10-year-old elephant died trying to save her calf which was caught in an electric fence in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district this morning. Both mother and child were electrocuted.
Mali's Desert Elephants Face Extinction Within Three Years
Offbeat  (tags: mali, elephants, endangered, save, animals, poachers )

Scooby
- 182 days ago - theguardian.com
Conservationists urge government to tackle ivory trafficking as 16 elephants killed in this year, with over 80 killed in 2015
Scientists Discover the Cause of the Game Bird's Colouring 67 YEARS After It Became Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: pink, headed, duck, endangered, pictures, animals, wildlife )

Scooby
- 183 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A stuffed duck with unusual pink feathers around its head has been used to solve a puzzle about how the extinct species of bird got its vivid plumage.
Pakistan Lifts Ban on Hunting Rare Bird After Government Protests
Offbeat  (tags: pakistan, lifts, ban, birds, gulf, endangered, houbara bustard )

Scooby
- 187 days ago - reuters.com
Pakistan's Supreme Court lifted a ban on hunting a rare bird on Friday, after the government argued it hurt relations with Gulf states whose wealthy hunters traditionally travel to Pakistan to pursue the endangered species with falcons.
New Evidence of Wild Siberian Tigers Found in China
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, sightings, endangered, extinction, wildlife, protection )

CherAWAY
- 201 days ago - zeenews.india.com
Footprints and dead prey from wild Siberian tigers were found at a tree farm in China's Jilin province, suggesting the expansion of the tiger's population and range of activities in China, authorities said on Tuesday.
Peru Declares Full Protection for Threatened Manta Ray Population!
Offbeat  (tags: manta ray, protection, peru, endangered )

Scooby
- 204 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In a significant move to safeguard the worldâEUR(TM)s largest known manta population, PeruâEUR(TM)s Ministry of Production announced on January 1st,
South Africa's Rhinos 'Could Be Extinct in 10 Years'
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Rhinos, Endangered, South Africa )

Ray
- 207 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Africa's rhino population could face extinction within 10 years, animal welfare experts have warned.
Why We Need to Save the Rhino in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, rhinos, endangered, photos, pictures )

CherAWAY
- 230 days ago - theguardian.com
Lauren St John on why losing AfricaâEUR(TM)s unicorn because of human greed and wickedness would be to lose something irreplaceable
Tigers Fight Back, Now More Than 4,000 in the Wild!
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, wildlife, protection, endangered, habitat )

CherAWAY
- 237 days ago - mizzima.com
Chris Slappendel, the founder of the Tiger Trail Foundation, announced today, 25 November, that the number of tigers is on the rise again. Following an evaluation in all tiger range countries, Slappendel concluded that the number of tigers living
Can Eating Less Meat Help Reduce Climate Change?
Offbeat  (tags: Meat, climate-change, CO2emissions, endangered, environment, politics, COP21 )

Ray
- 247 days ago - bbc.co.uk
As the Paris Conference of the Parties (COP21) draws near, the international spotlight is more focused on climate change than at any time since the Copenhagen talks of 2009.
 

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