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Facing Global Outcry, China Decides Not To Legalize Rhino Horn And Tiger Bone
A senior Chinese cabinet official said that last month’s order to partially lift a 25-year ban on the two animal products had been “postponed after study.”
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Elephant Massacre Underway In Botswana As Poachers Kill 90
“Each day we are counting dead elephants.”
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Lions Eat Suspected Rhino Poachers On South African Game Reserve
A ranger discovered the human remains while taking guests on a safari drive at the Sibuya Game Reserve.
'Demented Social Club' Of Suspected Poachers Faces Hundreds of Charges
Members of a suspected poaching ring allegedly killed hundreds of animals just for the “thrill” of it, then took macabre photos.
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Salman Khan, Bollywood’s Superstar ‘Bad Boy,’ Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Poaching
Khan, previously acquitted in a deadly hit-and-run crash, spent a night in a local jail on Thursday as he awaited his bail hearing.
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Britain To Impose One Of The World's Toughest Ivory Bans
"Ivory should never be seen as a commodity for financial gain."
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White House Reverses On Elephant Trophies
Remember when President Trump blocked a decision to allow hunters to bring back elephant trophies to the U.S.? The Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly announced hunters will be able to import them after all.
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This May Be The Last Photo Post About The Last Male Northern White Rhino
The northern white rhino inches closer to extinction.
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Lions Kill And Eat Suspected Poacher
The lions "just left his head and some remains."
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Hong Kong Makes Massive Ivory Seizure
The bust shines a light on the need for a stricter ivory ban, anti-poaching activists say.
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'More Questions Than Answers' After 2 Lions Poached At Animal Sanctuary
“Best friends” José and Liso had been rescued from a circus and relocated to South Africa only a year earlier.
Asian Elephants Killed For Their Skin In Emerging Poaching Crisis
Poachers aren't just after ivory: “We’ve found mothers and calves brutally killed and skinned," one elephant advocate says.
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Century-Old Rhino Horn Stolen From University Of Vermont
It's likely headed to the international black market.
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We Must Fight Rhino Poaching With Science And Dismiss Superstition
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For 2,000 years, people in the East have believed in ancient folktales that are contradicted by modern science.
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Poachers Kill Vince The Rhino Inside French Zoo
Then they sawed off his horn.
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Poachers Have All But Emptied This 'Sanctuary' Of Forest Elephants
Most of these majestic creatures were slaughtered for nothing more than their ivory tusks.
She Had a Tiger In Her Swagger
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The neighbors eventually called and we returned the silver cat to her loving 'owners' having logged up 'an interesting interaction
A gorilla shot and killed before my eyes: a primatologist's plea to save great apes
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Industrial-scale agricultural production is another threat. In particular, the expansion of palm oil production in East Asia
China's Ban On The Ivory Trade Is Simply Not Enough
Environmental risk consultant living in Singapore
While China's ban on the ivory trade represents a huge step forward for a country that only recently called ivory carving part of its intangible cultural heritage, it's simply not enough to turn Beijing into the responsible international actor it claims to be.
New technology creates safe haven for rhinos
Author and Freelance Journalist
A rhino lying down in South Africa. Photo by Laurel Neme. Already, the results are positive. To test and refine it, the two
Awareness of the Ivory Crisis is Taking Shape
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Vice President for International Policy, Wildlife Conservation...
People from all walks of life sent in origami elephants and the stories behind them were quite touching. The campaign partnered
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