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Another Cecil? Secrecy Surrounds June Trophy Lion Hunt

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SOUTH AFRICA - On June 7th, a trophy hunter shot a male lion in Umbabat Private Nature Reserve in South Africa, a part of the Greater Kruger National Park. Nothing surprising about this: around 500 lions, usually males, are killed every year by trophy hunters on th ...

Endangered Black Rhino Rescue Mission Ends In Tragedy As Relocation Exercise Goes Wrong

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KENYA - Three rhinos are killed a day by poachers so an operation to move two creatures was given the green light ? but the outcome left conservationists "devastated". ...

Overfishing And Poaching On A Massive Scale May Result In Kreefs Extinction

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The WWF is taking the fisheries department to court over its catch quotas and its failure to sustain the long-term survival of the crustacean. And while ordinary South Africans rarely have the privilege of tasting it, one man drained our oceans of We ...

Endangered Sea Turtle Washes Up On Fort Morgan Tangled By A Beach Chair

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We have sad news about an endangered species washing up dead on Fort Morgan. The sea turtle was found Saturday morning with a beach chair tangled around its neck. ...

Reports Indicate Blue Whale Or Rare Blue/Fin Whale Hybrid Killed By Icelandic Whaling Operation

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Early on the morning of July 7th, Icelandic whaler Kristian Loftsson, CEO of Hvalur hf, the only Icelandic company involved in fin whaling, hunted and killed a whale which initial photographic evidence strongly suggests is either a blue whale or a ra ...

Madagascars Native Fauna Defenseless Against Toxic Invasive Toads

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MADAGASCAR - Madagascar is facing an invasion. Not military, but amphibian.

Toxic Asian common toads (Duttaphrynus melanostictus) have spread rapidly around the port city of Toamasina on the country?s east coast. The invasion has raised concerns th ...

Scientists Urge Indonesian President To Nix Dam In Orangutan Habitat

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INDONESIA - Twenty-five of the world?s top environmental scientists have lambasted plans to construct a hydroelectric dam in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, because it would threaten the rarest species of great ape on Earth. ...

Leadbeaters Possum: Conservationists Say Draft Report Proves Endangered Status

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AUSTRALIA - Forestry industry and Barnaby Joyce have been pushing to downgrade species status ...

Illegal Ivory Found On Sale In 10 European Countries

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U K - Europe must increase efforts to investigate and control the ivory trade, say campaigners. ...

Vietnams Bear Bile Farms Are Collapsing But It May Not Be Good News

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VIETNAM - Consumer interest in farmed bear bile seems to be declining in Vietnam, according to a new study. But this isn?t necessarily good news, researchers say, because it raises concerns for both captive and wild bears. ...

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