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Reuters
Rangers try gaming technology to protect African wildlifeand that’s linked to the global price of ivory," said Andy Plumptre, director o
Rangers try gaming technology to protect African wildlife
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
and that’s linked to the global price of ivory," said Andy Plumptre, director of the Albertine Rift Program for the Wildlife Conservation Society in Uganda. The problem is not just big time poachers seeking ivory, which can sell for $1,000... Read more
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iol.co.za
Call to protect parrots ruffles feathersconservation interest of the species”. Other NGOs backing the proposal are the
Call to protect parrots ruffles feathers
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
conservation interest of the species”. Other NGOs backing the proposal are the International Fund for Animal Welfare, The Wildlife Conservation Society, BirdLife International and the Humane Society. The African grey parrot is considered to be... Read more
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PhysOrg
Empowering the Malagasy people to fight against the illegal exploitation of Madagascar's natural resourcesbeen implemented by a consortium of four Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
Empowering the Malagasy people to fight against the illegal exploitation of Madagascar's natural resources
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
been implemented by a consortium of four Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Madagascar: World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Conservation International (CI) and TRAFFIC, in close collaboration with civil society... Read more
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USA Today
Rangers risk lives to save endangered tigersan extensive shared database. The program, a collaborative effort between Thai
Rangers risk lives to save endangered tigers
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
an extensive shared database. The program, a collaborative effort between Thailand’s Department of National Parks and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has been extended to other reserves in Thailand, including neighboring Thungyai. “The... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Bison conservation on track, conference hearsin bison conservation. “We’re at this 10-year benchmark,” said Keith Aune, dir
Bison conservation on track, conference hears
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
in bison conservation. “We’re at this 10-year benchmark,” said Keith Aune, director of the bison program with the Wildlife Conservation Society and the American Bison Society. “At 10 years, we’ve moved farther and faster than I would have... Read more
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Quartz
The Nigerian super-highway project that threatens a million people’s homesorder in March pending the conclusion of the EIA process.Rainforest already bei
The Nigerian super-highway project that threatens a million people’s homes
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
order in March pending the conclusion of the EIA process.Rainforest already being cleared to make way for the new highway. (Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)) However, the draft EIA report failed to account for the 20km right-of-way and could not... Read more
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iol.co.za
Best to legalise the ivory trade – or not?of the African savannah is once again making brows furrow and emotions rise at
Best to legalise the ivory trade – or not?
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
of the African savannah is once again making brows furrow and emotions rise at the thrice-yearly wildlife conference. Wildlife Conservation Society vice-president Susan Lieberman said there were several pressing issues when it came to... Read more
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CBS News
Poachers have a new target in southeast AsiaGunung Leuser National Park arrested a suspected helmeted hornbill poacher with
Poachers have a new target in southeast Asia
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
Gunung Leuser National Park arrested a suspected helmeted hornbill poacher with a rifle and silencer, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, or WCS, a group based in New York. The suspect had just entered the forest and did not have... Read more
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Newsmax
57% of Clinton Charity Money in 2015 Went to Clinton Foundationtax lawyer. Among other donations were $30,000 to Yale University, $50,000 to
57% of Clinton Charity Money in 2015 Went to Clinton Foundation
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
tax lawyer. Among other donations were $30,000 to Yale University, $50,000 to Georgetown University, $20,000 to the Wildlife Conservation Society, and $25,000 to Hippy USA, according to the report. So far, the majority of the donations from... Read more
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The Hindu
Western Ghats plantations home to 204 bird speciesan area of 30,000 sq km to assess tropical bird diversity outside the protected
Western Ghats plantations home to 204 bird species
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
an area of 30,000 sq km to assess tropical bird diversity outside the protected areas. Led by Dr. Krithi K. Karanth of Wildlife Conservation Society, the scientists found 204 bird species of which 170 were residents and 13 endemic to Western... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast AsiaGunung Leuser National Park arrested a suspected helmeted hornbill poacher with
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast Asia
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
Gunung Leuser National Park arrested a suspected helmeted hornbill poacher with a rifle and silencer, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, or WCS, a group based in New York. The suspect had just entered the forest and did not have... Read more
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PhysOrg
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast AsiaIn this undated photo supplied by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a helmeted
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast Asia
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
In this undated photo supplied by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a helmeted hornbill is perched on a nest in Thailand. Part of the bill of the critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia is sought by poachers as an ivory substitute and carved... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast AsiaIn this undated photo supplied by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a helmeted
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast Asia
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
In this undated photo supplied by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a helmeted hornbill is perched on a nest in Thailand. Part of the bill of the critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia is sought by poachers as an ivory substitute and carved... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast AsiaIn this undated photo supplied by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a helmeted
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast Asia
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
In this undated photo supplied by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a helmeted hornbill is perched on a nest in Thailand. Part of the bill of the critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia is sought by poachers as an ivory substitute and carved... Read more
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Boston Herald
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast AsiaGunung Leuser National Park arrested a suspected helmeted hornbill poacher with
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast Asia
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Gunung Leuser National Park arrested a suspected helmeted hornbill poacher with a rifle and silencer, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, or WCS, a group based in New York. The suspect had just entered the forest and did not have... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast AsiaIn this undated photo supplied by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a helmeted
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast Asia
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
In this undated photo supplied by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a helmeted hornbill is perched on a nest in Thailand. Part of the bill of the critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia is sought by poachers as an ivory substitute and carved... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast AsiaGunung Leuser National Park arrested a suspected helmeted hornbill poacher with
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast Asia
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
Gunung Leuser National Park arrested a suspected helmeted hornbill poacher with a rifle and silencer, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, or WCS, a group based in New York. The suspect had just entered the forest and did not have... Read more
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CTV News
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast AsiaGunung Leuser National Park arrested a suspected helmeted hornbill poacher with
Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast Asia
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
Gunung Leuser National Park arrested a suspected helmeted hornbill poacher with a rifle and silencer, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, or WCS, a group based in New York. The suspect had just entered the forest and did not have... Read more
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iafrica.com
African elephants: Worst decline in yearsthat poaching has taken such a dramatic toll on this iconic species," she said.
African elephants: Worst decline in years
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
that poaching has taken such a dramatic toll on this iconic species," she said. Sue Lieberman, vice president of the Wildlife Conservation Society, said the IUCN report was "yet another set of data clearly indicating that governments must... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
African elephants ‘suffer worst decline in 25 years’that poaching has taken such a dramatic toll on this iconic species,” she said.
African elephants ‘suffer worst decline in 25 years’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
that poaching has taken such a dramatic toll on this iconic species,” she said. Sue Lieberman, vice president of the Wildlife Conservation Society, said the IUCN report was “yet another set of data clearly indicating that governments must... Read more
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Eye Witness News
African elephant population tumbles due to poachingmust take all necessary actions to address the crisis,” said Susan Lieberman, h
African elephant population tumbles due to poaching
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
must take all necessary actions to address the crisis,” said Susan Lieberman, head of international policy for the Wildlife Conservation Society. The IUCN, which drew on a range of estimates and census data, said it now had a fairly... Read more
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Brisbane Times
African elephant population tumbles but some countries want to lift the ivory banmust take all necessary actions to address the crisis," said Susan Lieberman, h
African elephant population tumbles but some countries want to lift the ivory ban
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
must take all necessary actions to address the crisis," said Susan Lieberman, head of international policy for the Wildlife Conservation Society. The IUCN, which drew on a range of estimates and census data, said it now had a fairly... Read more
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WA Today
African elephant population tumbles but some countries want to lift the ivory banmust take all necessary actions to address the crisis," said Susan Lieberman, h
African elephant population tumbles but some countries want to lift the ivory ban
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
must take all necessary actions to address the crisis," said Susan Lieberman, head of international policy for the Wildlife Conservation Society. The IUCN, which drew on a range of estimates and census data, said it now had a fairly... Read more
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The Age
African elephant population tumbles but some countries want to lift the ivory banmust take all necessary actions to address the crisis," said Susan Lieberman, h
African elephant population tumbles but some countries want to lift the ivory ban
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
must take all necessary actions to address the crisis," said Susan Lieberman, head of international policy for the Wildlife Conservation Society. The IUCN, which drew on a range of estimates and census data, said it now had a fairly... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
African elephant population tumbles but some countries want to lift the ivory banmust take all necessary actions to address the crisis," said Susan Lieberman, h
African elephant population tumbles but some countries want to lift the ivory ban
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
must take all necessary actions to address the crisis," said Susan Lieberman, head of international policy for the Wildlife Conservation Society. The IUCN, which drew on a range of estimates and census data, said it now had a fairly... Read more
71 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
African elephant population tumbles due to poachingmust take all necessary actions to address the crisis," said Susan Lieberman, h
African elephant population tumbles due to poaching
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
must take all necessary actions to address the crisis," said Susan Lieberman, head of international policy for the Wildlife Conservation Society. The IUCN, which drew on a range of estimates and census data, said it now had a fairly... Read more
71 related stories
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling shortkingpins, but are sometimes "more comfortable" going after low-level operatives
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
kingpins, but are sometimes "more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman s... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
Savannah Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Efforts against ivory traffickers fall shortkingpins, but are sometimes "more comfortable" going after low-level operatives
Efforts against ivory traffickers fall short
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 5 days ago
kingpins, but are sometimes "more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman s... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling shortkingpins, but are sometimes “more comfortable” going after low-level operatives
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
kingpins, but are sometimes “more comfortable” going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. “There’s a lot of corruption,” Lieberman s... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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Boston Herald
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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ABC News
Global Efforts Against Ivory Traffickers Still Fall Short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global Efforts Against Ivory Traffickers Still Fall Short
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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New Kerala
Coffee plantations in Western Ghats support high bird diversity - newkerala.com #123346km - taking the team two years to complete," said Karanth, lead author of the p
Coffee plantations in Western Ghats support high bird diversity - newkerala.com #123346
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
km - taking the team two years to complete," said Karanth, lead author of the paper and associate conservation scientist, Wildlife Conservation Society-New York (WCS-NY). Together, these three agroforest types cover almost 10,000 square kilometre... Read more
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Boston Herald
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still fall short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still fall short
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still fall shortcomfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than their well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still fall short
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than their well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still fall short"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still fall short
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
"more comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still fall shortcomfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than their well-connected
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still fall short
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
comfortable" going after low-level operatives rather than their well-connected ringleaders, said Susan Lieberman of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New York-based group. "There's a lot of corruption," Lieberman said. Follow Christopher... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury column: March today for world's elephantsiconic species toward its final demise. Poachers are now killing elephants at
Sudbury column: March today for world's elephants
The Sudbury Star / Posted 6 days ago
iconic species toward its final demise. Poachers are now killing elephants at a rate faster than they can reproduce. The Wildlife Conservation Society recently released a scientific study that suggested it may take a century for African forest... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Laos to phase out tiger farms to curb falling population, black market tradeWild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. Tiger parts are used in traditional medicine i
Laos to phase out tiger farms to curb falling population, black market trade
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. Tiger parts are used in traditional medicine in some Asian countries. The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, which works with Laos on tiger protection, is urging other Asian countries with commercial... Read more
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Boston Herald
Laos promises to phase out tiger farms: Conservation groupsin tiger farming and trading, according to the London-based Environmental Inves
Laos promises to phase out tiger farms: Conservation groups
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
in tiger farming and trading, according to the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency. The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, which works with Laos on tiger protection, urged other Asian countries with commercial tiger... Read more
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PhysOrg
Caspian terns discovered nesting 1,000 miles farther to the north than ever recorded in AlaskaCredit: Wildlife Conservation Society WCS reported today that in the late summe
Caspian terns discovered nesting 1,000 miles farther to the north than ever recorded in Alaska
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Credit: Wildlife Conservation Society WCS reported today that in the late summer of 2016, a WCS field team led by Dr. Trevor Haynes monitored Caspian tern chicks through to fledging in Cape Krusenstern National Monument in Alaska. This discovery of... Read more
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DW
Ivory seizure demonstrates challenge of protecting elephant populations |are in better shape than those elsewhere in Africa," said Susan Lieberman, vice
Ivory seizure demonstrates challenge of protecting elephant populations |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
are in better shape than those elsewhere in Africa," said Susan Lieberman, vice president for International Policy at the Wildlife Conservation Society. "But it's rather short-sighted and a bit selfish for them to request to sell their ivory,... Read more
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Salon.com
Laos promises to phase out tiger farms: Conservation groupsWild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. Tiger parts are used in traditional medicine i
Laos promises to phase out tiger farms: Conservation groups
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. Tiger parts are used in traditional medicine in some Asian countries. The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, which works with Laos on tiger protection, is urging other Asian countries with commercial... Read more
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