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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Rhino horns poisoned to stop poaching gangs in South Africa

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Rhino horns poisoned to stop poaching gangs A game reserve in South Africa has taken the radical step of poisoning rhino horns so that people risk becoming "seriously ... months to combat international poaching syndicates. More than 200 rhinos have been poached so far this year in South Africa, driven by demand in China and elsewhere in Asia, where horn ground ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Life of Pi's Tabu among Bollywood stars face trial over poaching case

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in New Delhi Four could be jailed for six years if found guilty of involvement in hunting endangered antelope Bollywood stars face trial over 1998 poaching case Four Bollywood stars, including Life of Pi actress Tabu, have been charged in a 14-year-old poaching case and will finally go on trial next month for alleged complicity in the shooting of an endangered ...

  3. News - World - WILDLIFE

    South African farmer plans to use US drones to protect rhinos

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Johannesburg Farmer aims to use US drones to protect rhinos A rhino farmer in South Africa is planning to use surveillance drones designed for the US military to combat poachers who are driving the animals towards extinction. Clive Vivier, ...

  4. Orrico recreating fated decadence of Titanic

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... preparation, I am able to follow the recipes exactly,' he says. 'For example, instead of poaching the salmon in bouillon in a saucepan... I will poach [it] in the bouillon in a vacuum bag. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POACHING

    How Hong Kong's seized ivory could help US biologist stop poachers

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... DNA from seized tusks, says local officials are not donating samples fast enough for him to pinpoint the latest poaching hot spots. "Hong Kong has been, in the past, very ... from seized tusks onto the map, which shows clusters of poaching activity. "More often than not, it is repeated poaching in the same areas," he said. "If we get an idea of where ...

  6. News - China - WILDLIFE

    Poaching of wild birds threatens some species

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Illegal trade on the mainland targeting migratory flocks has become so big that it threatens the existence of some species, say experts Poaching of wild birds ... of a 12-minute documentary by the Changsha Evening News, has helped expose a growing problem of poaching in mainland rural areas and sparked new calls for the government to better protect migratory birds ...

  7. News - China - WILDLIFE

    Poaching and trading of wildlife rampant in mainland China

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Poaching and trading of species- many nationally protected- is rampant on the mainland, especially in Guangdong where the illegal trade is huge In the market ... animals were sold each day. The animals, poached mainly in Jiangxi, Guangxi, Fujian province, Hunan and Hubei, are shipped to Guangdong by truck. After changing hands at least three times, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - IVORY TRADE

    Save elephants from Chinese ivory trade or we lose them, says researcher

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... for the illegal trade in tusks, said Poole. And with about 400,000 elephants left in the world today, most of them will be gone in 10 years if the poaching continues at this rate, said Poole, who has ... the ivory [the world] gets today is all from killing the elephants, none from natural death now." There has been a sharp rise in poaching since the last sanctioned sale in 2007, data from ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Chinese poachers’ ship hauled off Philippine reef

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... to the Palawan capital of Puerto Princesa where its 12 Chinese crewmen were arraigned on Friday, she said. They were arrested for alleged poaching in the marine reserve and anger mounted after hundreds of dead pangolins or scaly anteaters – a protected species – were later discovered in their ship. At a hearing in Puerto Princesa, the men entered a plea of not guilty to the poaching charge, ...

  10. 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. ...




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