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How Criminology Can Fight Poaching

Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, endangered, extinction, rhinos, africa, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, crime, prevention, animalcruelty )

- 1834 days ago -
Crime experts recommend battling poverty levels, erecting more fences and increasing awareness of poaching.

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Cher C (1429)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:32 am

Thnx hun!!


Teresa W (782)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:33 am
Thank you!

David C (131)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:39 am
thanks, anything that can help

David C (131)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:41 am
I totally agree that if we could work to minimize poverty in the countries with these animals it makes common sense there would be less motivation for people to do illegal/unethical/immoral/inhumane things to get $$$.....capitalism creates greed, greed creates selfishness, selfishness creates lack of caring of others and the future...capitalism will allow anything to be done for the $$$....capitalism kills............more than it improves by encouraging innovations I believe.

Lydia M (80)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 9:07 am
Noted..with Thanks
I agree with Dave C's comments..

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 12:35 pm
I'm game 4 anything at this point...tho killing the poachers should be very effective. Thx Cal

Tim C (2420)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 5:49 pm

Melody Long (1)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:29 pm
What an informative article! Thanks, and noted.

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:31 pm
People have to care first.Then realize what we're doing/have already done to the planet's one-time abundant wild animals. Answers are hard to come by. Even the speaker Leakey had a hard time coming up with a concrete answer...cuz there aren't any.

Robert O (12)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 7:33 pm
Thanks Cal.

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 7:35 pm
saved the article. Thank you, Cal, so much for sharing:-)) Anything is VERY WELLCOME to Protect THE Rhinos!!

Christine Stewart (134)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:16 pm
Punish the monsters who pay for the horn in the first place. Many of the poachers are very poor and illiterate and need money to feed their families. The rest of the poachers are just criminals and thugs who don't deserve any sympathy.

Danuta W (1249)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 2:57 am

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 3:22 am

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 5:54 am
If it was only that easy, but there wasn't much on how criminology could help (protect the water holes, really?) Can we just produce imitation stuff horn and use the money to build fences?

. (0)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 8:00 am
Cool. Thanks for sharing.

Tim C (2420)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 9:51 am

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday May 20, 2013, 1:00 am
Noted - a poacher, whether poor or rich, remains a filthy poacher and has lost the right to live on this earth. They are scum, a bloody disease and we need to end it now before there are no animals left.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:15 am

Ellen m (215)
Monday May 20, 2013, 5:22 am
There isn't enough time for all that!
i don't care if they hire BlackWater mercenaries, just get some determined sharpshooters out there until every last poacher is dead. finis.

Past Member (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 6:36 am
Yes i agree just shoot every poacher on sight Something more has to be done to deter them I loved the story in the recent UK telegraph on 15th May where the elephant had tramped his poacher to death before he had time to fire the gun hurrah for the elephant
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