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Beyond Ivory Championing The Neglected Victims Of Illegal Wildlife Trade

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The many threats to our planet?s biodiversity posed by illegal wildlife trade are as varied as they are daunting, and you could be forgiven for feeling deflated after reading the first instalment of this two-part blog. But that was only half the stor ...

Top Madagascar Shrimp Co. Moved Millions Among Tax-Haven Shell Companies

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MADAGASCAR - An influential shrimp magnate in Madagascar moved millions of dollars among shell companies based in offshore tax havens, raising the possibility that one of the world?s poorest countries is missing out on important tax revenues. ...

Whales Not Enough Sustenance For Polar Bears In Fast-Changing Climate

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CANADA - Dead whales are a nutritional boon for polar bears, and they?ve likely helped bears survive lean periods during warm spells in the past when much of the Arctic was ice-free. In the future, however, most bears won?t be so lucky, writes a team of scien ...

Proposed USFWS And NMFS Regulations Would Weaken Endangered Species Act

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In comments submitted to the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Department of Commerce, WCS expressed its opposition to the Administration?s proposed changes to Endangered Species Act (ESA) regulations that would undermine the core goals of the ...

Sixteen Alala Now Fly Free After Once Being Declared Extinct In The Wild

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One year after the release of 11 Alala to the Pu'u Maka'ala Natural Area Reserve, Hawaii conservationists have just released 5 more individuals. ...

The Bioethics Of Wildlife Intervention (Commentary)

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A one-day-old springbok rises on his gangly legs the shriveled umbilical cord still dangling from his ventrum and begins to boing around his new surroundings. There is plenty to discover in the vast African bushveld, which he proceeds to do with reck ...

Int'l Protections Not Stopping Pangolin Overexploitation In Cameroon

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CAMEROON - Pangolins living in Central Africa arent feeling the effects of a landmark decision in 2016 to protect them from a ravenous international trade, a report published in July has found. ...

Dead Kittiwakes, Dwindling Fish And Oceans Of Plastic: My Voyage Of Discovery

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Kevin Rushby joined the crew aboard the Summer Rose fishing boat seeking insight into the state of our seas. He found life hard for fishermen and marine creatures alike but can conservation measures such as Michael Gove?s ?blue belt? help? ...

Loss Of Forest Elephant May Make Earth 'Less Inhabitable For Humans'

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Children in every corner of the globe can identify an elephant in a wildlife lineup. They are as recognizable as any basic shape and as endearing as any household pet. Yet the same cannot be said for the hundreds of tropical flora and fauna that are ...

Being Smart About Illegal Wildlife Trade Why local Communities Matter

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U K - Illegal wildlife trade is having a devastating impact on elephants, tigers and rhinos, pushing these iconic animals and less well-known species such as sturgeon, geckos, pangolins and hornbills to the brink of extinction. This month, the UK governmen ...

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