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WATCH: INTERPOL Operation WENDI Helps Dismantle Ivory Trafficking in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, rhino's, ivory, poachers, police, IFAW, Africa, traffickers, threat )

Julie
- 268 days ago - ifaw.org
IFAW's - As part of an operation to dismantle networks of ivory and rhino horn traffickers in Central and West Africa. Named 'Operation WENDI' ongoing collaboration. Elephants face more threats today than ever before.
2 Tiger Poachers Caught In India
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, poachers, India )

Cher
- 307 days ago - planetsave.com
Two tiger poachers have been caught in Mansar, India. They are allegedly part of the Baheliya gang, a group of thirty individuals who have claimed to have killed five tigers in the last month. Their illegal poaching activity is compounded by selling
Maharashtra Poaching: Indian State OKs Shooting Tiger Poachers On Sight ! !
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, poachers )

Cher
- 311 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A state in western India has declared war on animal poaching by sanctioning its forest guards to shoot hunters on sight in an effort to curb rampant attacks against tigers and other wildlife.
Poachers Dangerous to Royal Bengal Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, poachers )

Cher
- 606 days ago - greenerideal.com
Royal Bengal tigers have faced decades of danger. They've been under threat from habitat destruction and the illegal trade of body parts. But these tiger cubs are now facing a new danger: Poachers
Bloodhounds Used to Sniff Out People Killing Elephants for Ivory
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, elephants, dogs, poachers )

Cher
- 774 days ago - worldnews.msnbc.msn.com
Faced with a huge increase in elephants being killed for their tusks, governments and wildlife groups have been looking for new ways to stem the massacre. Africa's oldest national park on Monday said it had begun using a new tool to track down poachers
Jailed Baby Mountain Gorilla Rescued
Offbeat  (tags: rescued gorilla, found in jail, poachers, african jail, rehabilitated, safe )

Simone
- 976 days ago - globalanimal.org
On Sunday night, a young mountain gorilla was found in an African jail, curled up on a bed alongside poachers who had attempted to smuggle her
Central African Rep Clamps Down on Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: operation, specieal police forces, africa, arrest, wildlife smuggler, poachers )

Simone
- 1224 days ago - afrol.com
- An operation by special police forces earlier this week in the Central African Republic led to the arrest of a key wildlife smuggler and seizure of elephant tusks and cat skins.
Tiger Towns
Offbeat  (tags: tiger towns, illlegal wildlife trafficking, tigers, killed, poachers )

Simone
- 1241 days ago - blogs.straitstimes.com
AT THE Tiger Forum in St Petersburg yesterday, Yuri Fedotov - executive director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime - told delegates that about 150 tigers are killed each year by poachers, accounting for around US$5 million ($6.5m) in profits.
Kenya Game Rangers Kill Three Elephant Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, poachers, elephants, death )

Cher
- 1264 days ago - google.com
Kenyan game rangers have shot dead three poachers suspected of killing five elephants in two separate incidents over the past week, wildlife authorities said Monday.
Manitoba Gets Extra-Sensory Canine to Sniff Out Wildlife Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, dogs, poachers, wildlife )

Cher
- 1267 days ago - globalregina.com
Manitoba's natural resource officers have added a second canine unit to their tool kit for protecting wildlife and fish from poachers.
African Breed Dog to Track Wildlife Poachers in Uttarakhand
Offbeat  (tags: african rhodesian ridgeback dogs, tracking, poachers, patrolling )

Simone
- 1274 days ago - sify.com
The Conservator of Forests in Uttarakhand's Haldwani division has 'recruited' an African Rhodesian Richback breed of dog to apprehend poachers. Apart from routine patrolling in the possible areas, this trained dog has been taken around congested
Watching Over Phila
Offbeat  (tags: phila, black rhino, poachers, protection, shot 9 times )

Simone
- 1280 days ago - iol.co.za
A half moon rides high in the Limpopo sky. The extra light is not good for the black rhino that can be heard snorting and moving around in the boma not far from our camp. "It is the light like this that makes it easier for the poachers," said
Does Mammoth Ivory Make Ethical Jewellery?
Offbeat  (tags: elephant, mammoth, ivory, tusks, illegal, poachers, fashion, jewellery, endengerd species )

Agnes
- 1298 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The tusks from long-dead mammoths are being presented as a more sustainable alternative to elephant ivory
Ultra-Rare, Perhaps the Last Remaining, Javan Rhino Found Killed in Vietnam
Offbeat  (tags: javan rhino, extinction, killed, poachers, tragedy, vietnam )

Simone
- 1438 days ago - treehugger.com
The total estimated population of the Javan rhinoceros in Vietnam was perhaps eight individuals just three years ago. Now WWF reports that there is one less of the beyond critically endangered rhinos in the Cat Tien National Park, with one found dead
Tiger Campaign: The Great Panna Cover-Up
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, panna tiger reserve cover up, census, poachers, no arrests )

Simone
- 1450 days ago - ndtv.com
According to wildlife experts Panna Tiger Reserve had two dozen tigers after the census in January 2006, and was left with no tigers by December 2008. However, despite that, no arrests have been made even though it is clear that the tigers were poached.
 

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