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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1071429/poaching-wild-birds-threatens-some-species
  2. Poaching vs culling

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing to express my views on how macaque monkeys in Kam Shan Country Park in North Kowloon have been poached. The monkeys are a nuisance to nearby residents, even breaking ... and wild pigs are other animals that are poached. They might become endangered species. It's time this stopped. Rosanne Lau Hiu-hei, True Light Girls' College From the Editor Thanks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676812/poaching-vs-culling
  3. Poaching of sharks out of control, Canberra told

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney The poaching of sharks by crews on Indonesian fishing boats has reached a crisis point in Australian waters and the government is ill-prepared to cope, say ... also poach the prized trocus shell and beche-de-mer, or sea cucumber. In Western Australia, about 25 illegal fishing vessels are spotted every day off the port of Broome alone. Three boats were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517824/poaching-sharks-out-control-canberra-told
  4. Fishing licences seen as aid to poaching fight

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn The government's proposed fishing licensing system would help protect local fishermen's livelihoods by curbing poaching by mainland vessels, a fisheries official said yesterday. Leung Siu-fai, assistant director of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, told a Legislative Council panel there were no laws allowing marine police to arrest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/498272/fishing-licences-seen-aid-poaching-fight
  5. Open season again?

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... government stocks, from animals poached or culled that have been registered and verified before January 31 this year. The ivory has to be sent in a single shipment per destination, and can go only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598899/open-season-again
  6. Bad medicine

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... like Xiongsen may be driving them to extinction. Wildlife groups, appalled at what we found, say the park is breaching international conventions and encouraging the poaching of the fewer than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/589941/bad-medicine
  7. News - World

    Arctic ice loss highlights climate risk, says UN body

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nairobi UN body warns of risks to planet and highlights surge in animal poaching Arctic ice loss 'points to climate dangers' Last year's record ... In an annual review of the world's environment coinciding with ministerial-level talks in Nairobi, Unep also warned of an alarming surge in elephant and rhino poaching. In 2012, summer sea ice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1153536/arctic-ice-loss-highlights-climate-risk-says-un-body
  8. Crackdown on forest vandals

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... poaching of wild animals and encroachment on forests in provinces including Heilongjiang, Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan and Shanxi. 'We will not rest until we get to the bottom of these cases,' ... inspectors and police would carry out inspections of forest resources from April to June 15. The crackdown would target illegal logging and poaching. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/494857/crackdown-forest-vandals
  9. Wild pandas crying out for a home after Sichuan tremors

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... treasure, is one of the world's most endangered species because of poaching, a low reproduction rate and loss of habitat to deforestation, road construction, hydro power plants and mining ... and prevent deforestation and poaching by offering emergency relief to local communities. However, without public support, WWF's efforts will be futile. To support the drive to save the panda, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645017/wild-pandas-crying-out-home-after-sichuan-tremors
  10. Fishing boat arrives in Australia after marathon chase

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Crew of the Uruguayan vessel face fines, even jail terms, for poaching toothfish A fishing vessel chased by an Australian patrol boat across the Southern Ocean for 21 days was escorted into the port of Fremantle in Western Australia yesterday, with its crew facing fines and possible jail sentences. The Uruguayan-flagged Viarsa, which is suspected of poaching the highly prized ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430007/fishing-boat-arrives-australia-after-marathon-chase

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