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  1. News - Asia - CONSERVATION

    Google Glass and drones leading the fight against poaching in Nepal

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:20am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... Bibek Bhandari in Kathmandu Conservation group experimenting with Google Glass and drones to protect endangered species Technology leading the fight against poaching An animal welfare ... to combat poaching. The exercise is part of Nepal's attempts to harness new technologies to tackle the illegal wildlife trade, which poses a threat to the country's vulnerable ...

  2. News - World - CONSERVATION

    White House bans nearly all US ivory sales in move to combat elephant poaching

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:50pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post White House move to combat trade hailed by conservationists battling elephant poaching Ivory clampdown bans virtually all U.S. sales In what animal conservationists hailed as a "significant milestone" in the global fight against elephant poaching, the Obama administration has announced a ban on nearly all ivory sales in the United States. As part ...

  3. Infographics - CONSERVATION

    Everything you need to know about ivory poaching

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 02:02am by Adolfo Arranz

    ... Adolfo Arranz A ban was imposed in 1989 banning the international trade in ivory to reverse a rapid decline in the population of African elephants. But to no avail. Illegal hunting and killing of elephants remains a sad reality in Africa despite the ban. ...

  4. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Whistle-blowing website WildLeaks targets 'protected elite' of poachers

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:13am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dar Es Salaam Founders of WildLeaks seek tip-offs about 'protected elite' behind illicit wildlife trade Website targets the poaching one per cent Poachers ... to gather more evidence". Poaching has risen sharply across Africa in recent years, fuelled by rising demand in Asia for ivory and rhino horn. Launched in February, WildLeaks got its first tip ...

  5. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Poachers kill 11 elephants in 'worst massacre in Kenya for decades'

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Omondi said. Last year, Kenya lost about 360 elephants to poaching. ...

  6. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Tanzania's entire population of elephants could be killed by ivory poachers in 6 years

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:34am by AFP

    ... UN-backed conference aims to develop strategies to stem elephant poaching in Tanzania, a top safari destination determined to protect its prized wildlife but struggling to stop organised criminal ... Mohamed Gharib Bilal painted a bleak picture as he opened the summit, asking for international assistance in battling the increasingly well-organised and equipped poaching gangs. "Organised ...

  7. News - World - CONSERVATION

    African nations making progress in battle to protect elephants, UN says

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... way to go, however. The Cites report found that more than 20,000 elephants were poached across Africa last year alone. While the number is staggering, it actually signals a levelling off after a decade of skyrocketing poaching. In 2011, some 25,000 of the world's largest land mammals were killed, and the number was around 22,000 in 2012. ...

  8. News - China Insider - CONSERVATION

    Former basketball star Yao Ming calls for protection of sea turtles

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 12:48pm by Chris Luo

    ... live and dead endangered sea turtles they believed to have been poached. The discovery shed the light on the scale of poaching activities of fishermen in the South China Sea and ignited a storm ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Protesters urge Hong Kong Museum of Art to remove ivory and rhino horn exhibits

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 02:35pm by Phila Siu

    ... of African elephants and rhinoceroses in the wild, and combating illegal poaching and trading," she said. ...

  10. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Abu Dhabi crown prince joins US$80 million effort to save big cats

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 08:44pm by AP

    ... will go towards Panthera's aim of helping to conserve 38 species of wild cats through projects such as anti-poaching efforts and occasional land purchases to create safe corridors ...




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