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  1. News - World - NATURE

    Hawaii’s harvesting of aquarium fish targeted by conservation group

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 09:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Honolulu Pacific island's supply of tropical fish for tanks around globe targeted by conservation group, which claims trade is damaging coral reefs Aquarium fish ... reefs. Mike Long, of the US-based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, which is spearheading the campaign, said: "In this day and age, where the ocean faces a crisis... there's absolutely ...

  2. News - World - NATURE

    Death of northern white rhino Suni raises extinction fears

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:13am by Reuters

    ... at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, about 250km north of Nairobi. The conservancy said Suni was not poached, but the cause of his death was unclear. It added that he was one of the last two breeding males ... of the human race," the conservancy said. The Kenya Wildlife Service veterinarians would conduct a post mortem in the coming days, the conservancy added. Suni's father, Suit, died in 2006 ...

  3. News - Asia - NATURE

    Japan agrees to buy fewer eels from neighbours in bid to protect species

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:53pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan to buy fewer eels in conservation bid Japan has agreed to cut purchases of juvenile eels from its neighbours by 20 per cent as part of moves to protect ... is a popular delicacy. It was put on the international conservation "red list" earlier this year, indicating it faces a very high risk of extinction due to overfishing. Efforts to farm eels ...

  4. News - World - NATURE

    Chimpanzees wired for war, 50-year study in Africa shows

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... said David Morgan, a specialist in ape conservation at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. "Study sites included in this investigation spanned the spectrum. We found human impact did not predict ...

  5. News - World - NATURE

    Pangolins headed for extinction, in part due to booming Asian demand

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:07pm by Reuters

    ... of the better students in terms of protecting the environment, the penalties for infringements are far from being dissuasive," said Eric Arnhem of the Wildlife Conservation Society of Gabon. ...

  6. News - World - NATURE

    Pangolins are being 'eaten to extinction': conservationists

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 12:02am by AFP

    ... because they are being traded to China and Vietnam,” he said in an statement issued yesterday by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Pangolin meat is considered a luxury food, ... which has led the IUCN to step up conservation efforts in Asia and Africa where traders are trying to meet a growing demand. “A first vital step is for the Chinese and Vietnamese governments ...

  7. News - World - NATURE

    West African lions on brink of extinction due to farming and hunting

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 04:37am by Reuters

    ... of extinction," Luke Hunter, one of the paper's authors and president of wild cat conservation group Panthera, said. "It would be very easy for small, isolated populations to be wiped out over ... as "critically endangered". Conservation efforts in a region known for its poverty and political instability have been weak compared to other parts of Africa, and the population density is only ...

  8. News - Asia - NATURE

    Nepal's Royal Bengal tiger numbers soar

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... The government is making conservation plans for tigers. But it should also come up with plans to protect people from tigers Krishna Bhurtel, village headman in Chitwan Conflicts between people and wild ... Dhakal, an ecologist with Nepal's National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Department, adding that the Himalayan nation was on target to achieve its goal ahead of the deadline. "But ...

  9. News - Asia - NATURE

    Elephants console each other using trunks, researchers find

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:19pm by NYT

    ... a lecturer in conservation biology at Mahidol University in Thailand and chief executive of the charity Think Elephants International. "I think the genital touching, in combination with other ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - NATURE

    Real delight as false killer whales make surprise visit to Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 03:46am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... of the water and swimming next to ships. They are believed to have left Hong Kong waters yesterday, according to the Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society, which tracked the animals and released two ...




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