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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. US capital set to poach Chinese emblem in bid for statehood

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Steven Knipp

    ... Washington DC favours the panda as its symbol amid efforts to be recognised as the 51st state, writes Steven Knipp The very idea is enough to make a Chinese panda lover's blood boil. The city of Washington, capital of the United States, is eagerly se ...

  4. News - China

    Doomed deer freed to feed China’s elusive tigers

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 04:52pm

    ... in folklore – “Where there are mountains, there are tigers,” goes one old saying – than in the flesh. Conservationists cite increased human settlement, logging and poaching of both tigers – for use ... poaching and that they have the area to expand their populations and that their habitat isn’t being destroyed by other activities,” he said. The Wangqing reserve is part of a corridor linking ...

  5. News - World - SOCIETY

    Ivory keys on replica piano hit sour note with conservationists

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... it to be original but the crisis with poaching at the moment is truly out of control. "If they are looking to sell the piano in China, all they are doing is playing up to the fact ivory is a luxury, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Chinese buyers need to be educated on the ivory trade, says safari expert

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... recorded in the illegal trade of banned wildlife products, the conservation body WWF and wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic said. Up to 30,000 African elephants were poached for their ivory ...

  7. China's proposal to lift ban on trade in tiger bone opposed

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Thomas Bell

    ... their products will 'flood the market' and reduce demand for animals poached from the wild. There has never been a successful attempt to release captive-bred tigers into the wild. Opponents ... to poach one. Once on the market, they say, there is no way to tell whether a tiger product is wild or farmed. '[Lifting the ban] will be the final nail in the coffin for wild tigers,' Ms ...

  8. Back from the brink

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One hundred years ago India's tigers numbered about 40,000, yet within decades the Royal Bengal tiger faced extinction. Although hunting was outlawed in 1970, the survival of the species was threatened by continuing loss of habitat and poaching. Enacting the Wildlife Protection Act in 1972, India's central government established the first nine tiger reserves, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CONSERVATION

    Rare turtles sent to Hong Kong

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... of the efforts of the AFCD and Kadoorie Farm. Poaching cases have decreased, as has the number of turtle traps found in Hong Kong. (In 2011 and last year, the number of traps found was 140 and 115 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Hand of organised crime in ivory trade

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... are killed each year in Africa, according to Traffic. The population of African elephants stands at no more than 650,000, but the number could decline rapidly because of a new wave of poaching ...




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