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Cher Away
- 476 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Kaziranga National Park turned into an arena for bloodshed recently when a gang of armed poachers fought off park rangers for several hours in India to kill an endangered rhinoceros. This was the thirteenth atrocity of its kind in two months, the result



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Christeen Anderson (476)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:47 am
Signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 5:17 am
s&n thx Cher:)))
 

Natasha Salgado (511)
Friday April 5, 2013, 5:17 am
Done,thx Cher.
 

Jaya Sinha (26)
Friday April 5, 2013, 5:49 am
CONSERVATION INDIA-We were in Kaziranga to document the July 2012 floods. Rhinos escaping the rising waters of the Brahmaputra, seek shelter in the Karbi Hills to the South. This is where poachers lie in wait.

We saw this poached rhino in a pool of blood, with its horn cut off. The forest department estimates that during floods, about 100 rhinos try to escape to fringe areas like Haldibari, Kanchanjuri, and Panbari. The department attempts to round up and drive back rhinos towards the flooded park. Still, four rhinos had been poached in different parts of the reserve during our time there. This compares to about 14 rhinos (mostly old and sick ones) that had fallen prey to the rising waters.

There has been evidence that militant groups are getting involved in the poaching of animals in Karbi Anglong. Building a strong intelligence network through the villagers living at the fringe of the park has become the top priority of the forest department. Measures to prevent poaching of flood displaced animals included the setting up of 10 more anti-poaching camps, and an addition of about 100 guards from other reserves. Nevertheless, this year at-least 12 rhinos have been lost to poachers, and about 19 to floods. The poaching casualties numbered 9 and 7 in the previous two calendar years.

Editorís note (Sep 26 2012): A day after this photo post featured on Conservation India, newspapers carried the story of another flood displaced female rhino that fell victim to poacherís bullets in Karbi Anglong during the early hours of dawn. Though the rhino survived, its horn was found chopped off. Forest guards had been tracking the rhino until late night. It is a striking point that poachers were able to operate in such close vicinity of trackers and guards. Here is the article in The Hindu.

 

Jaya Sinha (26)
Friday April 5, 2013, 5:52 am
SIGNED.
 

Emma S. (225)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:12 am
Done! Thanks, Cher.
 

Autumn S. (142)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:16 am
Autumn, You signed on April 5, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of India's Environment and Forests Ministry
 

Donna Hamilton (135)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:27 am
N&S. Thanks, Cher.
 

Ruth L. (291)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:34 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher
 

Barbara D. (107)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:37 am
NS&S. Barbara, You signed on April 5, 2013.
 

Nyack Clancy (428)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:46 am
Noted and signed- thanks Cher
 

Pat B. (354)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:52 am
TY,Cher.Done.
 

Kit B. (277)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:03 am

Kit, You signed on April 5, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of India's Environment and Forests Ministry
 

Kit B. (277)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:14 am

In the beautiful photographs of the week I found some great news:

The Sabi Sand game reserve has launched South Africa's first large-scale operation to counter the ravages of rhino poaching. The horns are infused by a non-lethal chemical mixture designed to sicken anyone using it as a traditional medicine. A key additive to the Sabi Sand treatments is an indelible pink dye which exposes the presence of smuggled horns on airport scanners worldwide and warns consumers that the ground-up product is hazardous. The picture shows the toxification process under way at Sabi Sand this month. Dean Riley-Hawkins and Lorinda Hern of the Rhino Rescue Project, who has co-developed the ectoparasitacide treatment since 2011, are busy collecting DNA from the rhino horn.
 

Ben Oscarsito (353)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:19 am
Signed this morning...
 

Joe R. (189)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:41 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:50 am
Signed.
 

Betty G. (618)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:54 am
Thank you, Cher. I've signed!
 

Floodedarea Please Help (220)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:59 am
Done...
Thank you, Cher.
 

Debbie Williamson (261)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:08 am
Signed and noted.
 

naomi cohen (60)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:21 am
noted, signed. thank you, cher.
 

Sara W. (110)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:38 am
Signed.
 

Ruth S. (314)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:46 am
Signed
 

Amy E. (66)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:06 am
n/s
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:41 am
Olivia, You signed on April 5, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of India's Environment and Forests Ministry
shared on FB, thanks Cher and Kit for the good news
 

Teresa W. (658)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:59 am
noted, signed and shared
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:13 am
Armand, You signed on April 5, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of India's Environment and Forests Ministry
 

Carol Bischoff (369)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:27 am
Noted and signed.
 

Julie E. (317)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:29 am
Julie, You signed on April 5, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of India's Environment and Forests Ministry
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:41 am
Signed and noted. Thx again Cher.
 

. (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:43 am
#683 signed and noted - thank you dear Cher
 

Silvia Gonzalez (32)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:52 am
noted and signed # 690
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:58 am
Signed.
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:59 am
Noted and signed.
Thanks
 

Alison A. (229)
Friday April 5, 2013, 11:05 am
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

John B. (215)
Friday April 5, 2013, 11:41 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Fran away F. (110)
Friday April 5, 2013, 12:00 pm
Noted, signed and shared. TY, Cher.
 

Carol D. (104)
Friday April 5, 2013, 12:39 pm
The indian government must do more to protect the rangers and the rhino

S&N thanks
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Friday April 5, 2013, 1:18 pm
Signed. Thanks, Cher.
 

Ilona V. (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:00 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.
 

Ruth catchin up M. (252)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:02 pm
Signed & noted
 

Darren G. (8135)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:20 pm
S & N
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (43)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:36 pm
S&N
 

Beth M. (244)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:49 pm
Done!
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:09 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher....
 

Ralph F. (64)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:14 pm
Noted & signed.
 

Lisa sick Windsor (154)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:20 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cher!
 

. (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:02 pm
Signed and Noted.
 

Thomas P. (467)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:03 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher
 

AniMae Chi (392)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:08 pm
# 846
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:14 pm
signed Cher-thanks
 

lori c. (29)
Friday April 5, 2013, 5:58 pm
done
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:09 pm
signed
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:09 pm
thank you
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:10 pm
thank you
 

Aaron Bouchard (125)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:29 pm
Signed and noted thanks
 

Beverly M. (85)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:46 pm
Noted and signed ~ thank you Cher!
 

Mary R. (245)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:30 pm
DONE
 

kye j. (41)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:48 pm
Signed.
Simple solution is to kill the poachers.Sounds like fun!!!!!!!
We could use their flesh for animal feed and turn these bastards into mats
 

samantha l (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:52 pm
Signed!
 

Laurie S. (73)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:55 pm
Laurie, You signed on April 5, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of India's Environment and Forests Ministry
 

Danielle M. (38)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:56 pm
!00% signed, shared and duly noted! thank you for being one of the reporters on this matter!
 

Jaya Sinha (26)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:02 pm
signed.
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:40 pm
Signed. The rangers need better funding and firepower to fight off the brutal gangs.
 

Rosemary Rannes (634)
Friday April 5, 2013, 11:19 pm
Signed with prayers rising for the park rangers and rhino's to get the support and protection so deserved and needed.
Posted to Twitter. TY Cher.
 

Mike H. (217)
Friday April 5, 2013, 11:35 pm
Michael, You signed on April 5, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of India's Environment and Forests Ministry
 

Constance F. (436)
Friday April 5, 2013, 11:53 pm
Yes, thank you !
 

Gysele van Santen (210)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 12:24 am
signed, thnx.
 

Frans Badenhorst (547)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 1:12 am
Frans, You signed on April 4, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of India's Environment and Forests Ministry
 

. (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 1:51 am
signed and noted,thank you
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 2:26 am
S+N
 

Danuta Watola (1179)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 2:39 am
Noted.
 

Anna Undebeck (203)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:04 am
N&S. TY
 

Karen Avery (118)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:09 am
signed. So sad
 

Latoya Brookins (23)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:38 am
I've already signed
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:42 am
done, thanks
 

Sue Matheson (69)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:48 am
noted and signed. thanks.
 

David Johnson (15)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 7:27 am
Signed and Noted! As usual thanks for making me aware of this awful tragedy.
 

Diane B. (275)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 10:55 am
signed
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 11:19 am
Thank you! (S, P, N, T)
 

Jo S. (481)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 12:38 pm
Something really must be done to stop these inhuman SOB'S,,
N,S & S. thanks Cher.
 

Ana Lopes (74)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 1:48 pm
Already signed.
 

Maria Barbosa (14)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 5:38 pm
done
 

Aeghiotissa Z. (6)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 8:59 pm
s&n.thanks
 

Fantina f. (48)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 12:07 am
signed
 

Arild Warud (159)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 2:55 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

Care member (1)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 4:18 am
Noted
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 6:37 pm
signed and noted
 

Leslene Dunn (71)
Monday April 8, 2013, 12:31 am
Noted and signed - if I had my way all poachers would be strung up upside down and each and every day until they die be beaten to a pulp.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 10:47 am
Noted & Signed
 

Michela m. (3812)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 5:46 pm
S&N
 

Michela m. (3812)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:10 pm


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s.parameswaran Shanmugam (11)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 8:18 pm
noted and signed
 

Yvonne F. (163)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:47 am
Soooooooooooooooo signed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks Cher
 

Yvonne F. (163)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:48 am
Noted too????
 

Jude Hand (58)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 11:38 am
Noted and signed.
 

Gudrun D. (399)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 11:51 am
Signed # 44,322 - thanks Cher.
 

Muriel Servaege (38)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 1:42 pm
Noted and signed.
 

FranNOMAILPLS Darcy (213)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 5:53 am
signed on May/ 6th. noted
 

P.S. Gravemaker (62)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 6:04 am
Thanks Cher. Already signed + noted.
It reflects badly on any government when it allows itself from being mocked by a bunch of thugs. It's a National Park, the rhinos are an endangered species and all you need to do is fund more park rangers. Easy Peasy.
 
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