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International Business Times
Warlords of Ivory: Investigation looks elephant poaching business with fake tusks and a GPS device The ivory trade is big business, with thousands of elephants slaughtered every
Warlords of Ivory: Investigation looks elephant poaching business with fake tusks and a GPS device
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
The ivory trade is big business, with thousands of elephants slaughtered every year by poachers trafficking their tusks into East Asia. However, how they get there is less clear. Earlier this year, researchers from the University of Washington found... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
More than 150 riders depart from Saranac LakeThe group of bicyclists began the first day of their journey Sunday, leaving Ri
More than 150 riders depart from Saranac Lake
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
The group of bicyclists began the first day of their journey Sunday, leaving Riverside Park at 7:30 a.m on their way to Star Lake. It was a 68-mile trip, but just the beginning for many of the riders who plan to travel around 470 miles in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stage Set for Elephant Recount in NovemberThe puzzle surrounding the whereabout of more than 12,000 elephants reported to
Stage Set for Elephant Recount in November
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The puzzle surrounding the whereabout of more than 12,000 elephants reported to have disappeared from the Ruaha-Rungwa ecosystem between 2013 and 2014, is set to be solved in November this year when the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Sets Up New Plans to Protect HerdsArusha, Tanzania — The Tanzania government is set to recount its elephants, a m
Govt Sets Up New Plans to Protect Herds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Arusha, Tanzania — The Tanzania government is set to recount its elephants, a move aimed at resolving the recently reported of more than 12,000 elephants unaccounted for in the Ruaha-Rungwa ecosystem in 2013/2014 writes Elisha Mayallah Simon Mduma,... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Cycle Adirondacks is ready to roll this weekendThe event starts this weekend in Saranac Lake with a free concert Saturday nigh
Cycle Adirondacks is ready to roll this weekend
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 7 days ago
The event starts this weekend in Saranac Lake with a free concert Saturday night and a ceremonial start 7:30 a.m. Sunday at the corner of Main and River streets. It will end here, too, on Aug. 29 at North Country Community College. The cyclists will... Read more
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Newswise
Bizarre Bat with Longest Tongue Discovered in Bolivian Park Idendidad Madidi Expedition Finds Strange Bat, New Frog Species, and More Ava
Bizarre Bat with Longest Tongue Discovered in Bolivian Park
Newswise / Posted 8 days ago
Idendidad Madidi Expedition Finds Strange Bat, New Frog Species, and More Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — NEW YORK (August 20, 2015) — WCS reports that the groundbreaking... Read more
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The Star
Sarawak rescinds ‘stupid policy’ on researchKUCHING: Sarawak welcomes foreign scientists to carry out research on the state
Sarawak rescinds ‘stupid policy’ on research
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
KUCHING: Sarawak welcomes foreign scientists to carry out research on the state’s rich biodiversity resources on a shared-benefit basis. Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said the previous policy of closing the door to researchers was “stupid” as... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Polisi terbukaSarawak buka taman negara, hutan simpan kepada penyelidik asing bagi tujuan pem
Polisi terbuka
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
Sarawak buka taman negara, hutan simpan kepada penyelidik asing bagi tujuan pemuliharaan biodiversiti KHAZANAH: Adenan (tiga kiri) melancarkan buku ‘Batang Ai: Rainforest, Wildlife and People’ sempena pelancaran RIMBA Sarawak dan MoU di Kuching... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Adenan hits out at ‘stupid’ forest policies Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem says Sarawak deserves to be criti
Adenan hits out at ‘stupid’ forest policies
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 days ago
Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem says Sarawak deserves to be criticised for its previous forest policy. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, August 20, 2015.Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandan Elephants' Long March to RecoveryIt is an emblem of Africa's heritage but has also become a symbol of human tyra
Ugandan Elephants' Long March to Recovery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
It is an emblem of Africa's heritage but has also become a symbol of human tyranny and greed. More than three elephants are killed illegally every hour across Africa. But Uganda offers some hope for the gentle giants. Even as elephants continue to... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
2016 Indianapolis Prize nominees announcedThe 2016 Indianapolis Prize has announced its nominees. The $250,000 prize hono
2016 Indianapolis Prize nominees announced
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 11 days ago
The 2016 Indianapolis Prize has announced its nominees. The $250,000 prize honors heroes in the field of animal conservation, with the goal of sustaining the Earth's wild places. The list of 28 nominees spans the continents of the world and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Empowering Malagasy Women Through Climate-Smart Raffia ProductionSupport for women's associations in Madagascar to enhance raffia production is
Empowering Malagasy Women Through Climate-Smart Raffia Production
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Support for women's associations in Madagascar to enhance raffia production is also helping the conservation of biodiversity in the Makira Natural Park. In 2015, the International Trace Centre's (ITC) Trade and Environment Programme in collaboration... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
The legacy of Zimbabwe's Cecil the LionI don't blame Palmer. He was working within the law and trusted his guides to d
The legacy of Zimbabwe's Cecil the Lion
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
I don't blame Palmer. He was working within the law and trusted his guides to do the same. They failed him. The guides should be prosecuted and punished as the law allows. Now that the dust has settled, however, bigger issues loom. Trophy hunting is... Read more
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Mashable
Gripping photos capture the beauty and plight of the world's elephantsElephants are known for their incredible memory — humans, on the other hand, ra
Gripping photos capture the beauty and plight of the world's elephants
Mashable / Posted 17 days ago
Elephants are known for their incredible memory — humans, on the other hand, rarely take the time to remember them. But elephants desperately need our attention. These animals are facing dire situations in the wild that are too often ignored. Over... Read more
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PhysOrg
Saving the unloved, one crowd at a timeManus green tree snail. Credit: Nathan Whitmore A newly released study from WCS
Saving the unloved, one crowd at a time
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
Manus green tree snail. Credit: Nathan Whitmore A newly released study from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) offers hope of conservation to the world's low-profile and more unloved members of the animal kingdom. The study, which appears in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Need for Zambia to Import Fish From ChinaThe statement by President Edgar Lungu that it is shameful for Zambia to be imp
No Need for Zambia to Import Fish From China
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The statement by President Edgar Lungu that it is shameful for Zambia to be importing fish from China in this day and age speaks volumes, firstly about Zambia's failure to harness its potential in fish farming and, secondly, about the country's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 little pigs are making their debut at New York City zooPhoto By Julie Larsen Maher, Wildlife Conservation Society/AP This photo from
3 little pigs are making their debut at New York City zoo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
Photo By Julie Larsen Maher, Wildlife Conservation Society/AP This photo from Friday, July 31, 2015, provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, shows three Juliana pigs on their debut at Brooklyn's Prospect Park Zoo in New York. Juliana pigs are... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
3 little pigs are making their debut at New York City zooThis photo from Friday, July 31, 2015, provided by the Wildlife Conservation So
3 little pigs are making their debut at New York City zoo
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
This photo from Friday, July 31, 2015, provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, shows three Juliana pigs on their debut at Brooklyn's Prospect Park Zoo in New York. Juliana pigs are the smallest breed of miniature pig. They weigh no more than... Read more
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The Borneo Post
State’s treatment of orang-utans wins praise from WCSSRI AMAN: The stance of Sarawak on the conservation of orang-utans has won the
State’s treatment of orang-utans wins praise from WCS
The Borneo Post / Posted 22 days ago
SRI AMAN: The stance of Sarawak on the conservation of orang-utans has won the applause of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). “The Chief Minister (Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem) has indicated as much that orang-utans are vitally important;... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Govt testing new conservation model in MenyangSFD director Supian Ahmad (third right) presents a copy of `Ensera Mayas Enggau
Govt testing new conservation model in Menyang
The Borneo Post / Posted 24 days ago
SFD director Supian Ahmad (third right) presents a copy of `Ensera Mayas Enggau Bansa Iban’ to Sudarsono. WCS Malaysia director Dr Melvin Gumal is at fourth right. The book `Ensera Mayas Enggau Bansa Iban’ contains 37 legends that depict the... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Cycle Adirondacks gears up"There are big things happening in Saranac Lake, and Cycle Adirondacks is the n
Cycle Adirondacks gears up
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 24 days ago
"There are big things happening in Saranac Lake, and Cycle Adirondacks is the next one," event manager Doug Haney told the village Board of Trustees last week. Organized by the Saranac Lake-based Adirondack Chapter of the Wildlife Conservation... Read more
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The Age
US investigates killing of lion Cecil, while UN resolves to tackle illicit huntingZimbabwean safari operator Honest Ndlovu, right, and fellow countryman and hunt
US investigates killing of lion Cecil, while UN resolves to tackle illicit hunting
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
Zimbabwean safari operator Honest Ndlovu, right, and fellow countryman and hunter Theo Bronkhorst waiting to appear in Hwange magistrates court. Photo: Reuters The US Fish and Wildlife Service said on Thursday that it was investigating the... Read more
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International Business Times
Gabon: Ivory Poachers Slaughter 11,000 Elephants in Minkebe National ParkIncreased demand for ivory has led to a surge in elephants being slaughtered fo
Gabon: Ivory Poachers Slaughter 11,000 Elephants in Minkebe National Park
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
Increased demand for ivory has led to a surge in elephants being slaughtered for their tusks (Reuters) One park in Africa has lost 11,000 elephants to ivory poachers, the Wildlife Conservation Society has said. Two thirds of the elephant population... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Basks in Return of LionsThere was celebratory mood in Rwanda's wildlife conservation community recently
Rwanda Basks in Return of Lions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
There was celebratory mood in Rwanda's wildlife conservation community recently and indeed around the world when a kind of royalty returned home. After about 15 years in the absence of the king of the jungle, the government through the Rwanda... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lion's killing draws U.S. agency's probeThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that it was investigating the
Lion's killing draws U.S. agency's probe
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that it was investigating the circumstances surrounding the killing of Cecil, a lion that is thought to have been lured out of its protected habitat in Zimbabwe this month and killed by Walter Palmer,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US investigates killing of lion Cecil, while UN resolves to tackle illicit huntingZimbabwean safari operator Honest Ndlovu, right, and fellow countryman and hunt
US investigates killing of lion Cecil, while UN resolves to tackle illicit hunting
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 29 days ago
Zimbabwean safari operator Honest Ndlovu, right, and fellow countryman and hunter Theo Bronkhorst waiting to appear in Hwange magistrates court. Photo: Reuters The US Fish and Wildlife Service said on Thursday that it was investigating the... Read more
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WA Today
US investigates killing of lion Cecil, while UN resolves to tackle illicit huntingZimbabwean safari operator Honest Ndlovu, right, and fellow countryman and hunt
US investigates killing of lion Cecil, while UN resolves to tackle illicit hunting
WA Today / Posted 29 days ago
Zimbabwean safari operator Honest Ndlovu, right, and fellow countryman and hunter Theo Bronkhorst waiting to appear in Hwange magistrates court. Photo: Reuters The US Fish and Wildlife Service said on Thursday that it was investigating the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
International action follows the killing of Cecil the lionProtests at trophy hunting dentist's offices New York: Citing what it called a
International action follows the killing of Cecil the lion
Brisbane Times / Posted 30 days ago
Protests at trophy hunting dentist's offices New York: Citing what it called alarming trends in illicit hunting and poaching of animals, and following hard on the heels of the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a US dentist, the UN General... Read more
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WA Today
International action follows the killing of Cecil the lionProtests at trophy hunting dentist's offices New York: Citing what it called a
International action follows the killing of Cecil the lion
WA Today / Posted 30 days ago
Protests at trophy hunting dentist's offices New York: Citing what it called alarming trends in illicit hunting and poaching of animals, and following hard on the heels of the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a US dentist, the UN General... Read more
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The Age
International action follows the killing of Cecil the lionProtests at trophy hunting dentist's offices New York: Citing what it called a
International action follows the killing of Cecil the lion
The Age / Posted 30 days ago
Protests at trophy hunting dentist's offices New York: Citing what it called alarming trends in illicit hunting and poaching of animals, and following hard on the heels of the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a US dentist, the UN General... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
International action follows the killing of Cecil the lionProtests at trophy hunting dentist's offices New York: Citing what it called a
International action follows the killing of Cecil the lion
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Protests at trophy hunting dentist's offices New York: Citing what it called alarming trends in illicit hunting and poaching of animals, and following hard on the heels of the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a US dentist, the UN General... Read more
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Canberra Times
International action follows the killing of Cecil the lionProtests at trophy hunting dentist's offices New York: Citing what it called a
International action follows the killing of Cecil the lion
Canberra Times / Posted 30 days ago
Protests at trophy hunting dentist's offices New York: Citing what it called alarming trends in illicit hunting and poaching of animals, and following hard on the heels of the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a US dentist, the UN General... Read more
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