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Poaching of Old Forest Elephant Matriarchs Threatens Rainforests
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Lone
- 77 days ago - eurekalert.org
The oldest females guide and teach their young where to go for food and minerals, what to eat, how to process tricky foods, and how to avoid danger. Without these mothers, forest elephant social lives and their understanding of their ecosystem
2,000 Burning Elephant Tusks Send Clear Message To Poachers
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Angie
- 99 days ago - thedodo.com
On Tuesday, Cameroon officials, wildlife activists and more gathered 2,000 elephant tusks and 1,753 other ivory products into a massive pile, then set it all on fire.
Prince William's Message to End Illegal Wildlife Trade
Offbeat  (tags: Prince William, illegal, wildlife, trade, ivory, elephants, rhinos, poaching )

Scooby
- 297 days ago - hellomagazine.com
Prince William has penned a powerful message supporting a cause close to his heart âEUR" the protection of endangered species and the need to combat the illegal wildlife trade. The future King wrote a lengthy article in The Financial Times, calling on
HISTORIC: The World Just Took One Huge Step Forward For Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, poaching, ivory, USA, china, ban )

Scooby
- 305 days ago - thedodo.com
In a move already being hailed as " historic," U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping agreed to ban ivory sales in their respective countries on Friday.
Prince William Honours Kenyan Ranger for Anti-Poaching Efforts
Offbeat  (tags: Prince William, honours, award, poaching, tusk trust )

Scooby
- 360 days ago - hellomagazine.com
Following the death of Cecil the lion, Prince William is doing his part to prevent the unnecessary hunting of wildlife in Africa. The royal has presented Kenyan ranger Edward Ndiritu with an award for his efforts against poaching.
When Is It Hunting and When Is It Poaching?
Offbeat  (tags: WILDLIFE, ANIMALS, HUNTING, Poaching, Rights and Wrongs )

Ray
- 364 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Cecil the lion was a renowned figure in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park.Earlier this month, however, American dentist Walter Palmer paid roughly $50,000 (£32,000)
China Agrees to Phase Out Its Ivory Industry to Combat Elephant Poaching
Offbeat  (tags: China, good news, ivory, poaching, trade )

Scooby
- 427 days ago - theguardian.com
China has committed to phasing out the domestic manufacture and sale of ivory products for the first time.
Bionegineered Rhino Horn Is Designed to Counter Poaching
Offbeat  (tags: GMO, rhino horn, keratin, poaching, poachers, 3d, printer )

Scooby
- 453 days ago - wired.co.uk
When it comes to rhinos, pretty much all news is bad news. There's no end to the desire for rhino horn in certain regions of the world.
Tip-Off Uncovers Tiger Poaching Near Tadoba
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, tigers, poaching, BUSTED, endangered, extinction )

CherAWAY
- 479 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Forest officials on Monday busted a case of tiger poaching carried out inside the buffer zone of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR). Officials of buffer and territorial forest nabbed a gang of tiger poachers in intelligence-based raids in Mul town
China Bans Ivory Imports for a Year
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Scooby
- 518 days ago - belfasttelegraph.co.uk
China has imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory fuels poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants.
South Africa Weighs Legal Rhino Horn Trade
Offbeat  (tags: endangered, rhino, poaching, horn trade, south africa, panel of experts )

Angie
- 534 days ago - msn.com
South Africa has appointed a panel of experts to examine the viability of a legal rhino horn trade, the environmental affairs ministry said Tuesday as poaching of the species spiked to record levels.
Tiger Poaching On The Rise With 73 Established Trade Hubs In India
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CherAWAY
- 670 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Indian poachers providing tiger body parts to buyers in China and south-east Asia
WWF Shows Us the Real Face of Poaching, the Outcome Will Shock You
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, poaching, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 763 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
What exactly is a poacher? A person who kills animals (more often endangered one) and sells them, or their parts for profit. Correct? So, what does this poacher look like? In your mind who is a poacher? If you're imagining the quintessential pith helmet
South Sudan's Wildlife Becomes a Casualty of War
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, killing, poaching )

CherAWAY
- 771 days ago - theguardian.com
Conflict leads to killing of wild animals to feed both soldiers and rebels, stalling conservation efforts and boosting poaching
Mountain Bull, Legendary Kenyan Elephant, Found Dead :( -DAMN POACHERS! -Video
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, poaching, ivory, wildlife, animals, animal welfare, animal advocates, killed, humans, sadness )

Julie
- 802 days ago - cbsnews.com
Mountain Bull, the magnificent six-ton elephant, featured prominently in our reporting on the poaching crisis in Africa for CBS Evening News and CBS Sunday morning, has been discovered dead. THIS IS WHY WE KEEP FIGHTING!!!
 

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