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Wildlife Under Threat From Asia's Poaching Crisis in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife trade, pictures, photos, suffering )

Cher
- 509 days ago - theguardian.com
ItâEUR(TM)s not just tigers, elephants and rhinos that are threatened by poaching. As Nepal hosts a Zero Poaching in Asia symposium this week, the WWF highlight 10 lesser-known Asian species being slaughtered to satisfy a growing demand for illegal wildlife
Proposed Polar Bear Trade Ban Divides Wildlife Groups
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, polar bears, wildlife trade, ban )

Cher
- 1279 days ago - icenews.is
The proposed all-out ban is set to be discussed during a UN meeting in Thailand in March. Some groups support the effort, saying that the trade of bear products has a significant impact on polar bears' fight against extinction.
Black Market Feeds on Bodies of America's Backyard Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: black market, smuggling, poaching, captive usa tigers, wildlife trade, tigers disappearing )

Simone
- 2078 days ago - ens-newswire.com
Weak U.S. regulations on keeping captive tigers could be feeding the multimillion dollar international black market for tiger parts, according to a new analysis released by WWF and TRAFFIC, the world's largest wildlife trade monitoring network.
Three-Year Jail Term for 12 Indian Wildlife Trade Accomplices
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife trade, jail term )

Cher
- 2203 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Twelve accomplices of wildlife trader Shabbir Hasan Qureshi were pronounced guilty of abetting the illegal trade of tiger parts, by a court in India.
   

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