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Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it?
Following the Animal Poaching Trail in Africa and the World
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Reward keeps growing in Baker County bighorn poaching – Henry Miller's Outdoors

Thanks to contributions from the Oregon Foundation for North American Wild Sheep and six Oregon Hunters Association chapters, the reward pool has grown to $5,600 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for poaching a bighorn sheep in Baker County.

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Mmegi Online :: Wildlife decline in Okavango Delta ignites tourism fears

MAUN: Fears over the future of Botswana�s tourism industry are mounting following recent research findings that revealed a massive wildlife decline in the Okavango Delta. Even more worrying is the fact that cause for this decline is unknown.
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Iraq War Veteran Battles Rhino Poachers in Africa

Iraq War Veteran Battles Rhino Poachers in Africa | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
Iraq War veteran Damien Mander has established the International Anti-Poaching Foundation in Zimbabwe to stop the killing of rhinos for their horns.
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Shocking pictures show how major crime gangs profit from wildlife trafficking

Shocking pictures show how major crime gangs profit from wildlife trafficking | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
The desperate cub was unveiled at London's City Hall by the World Society for the Protection of Animals, and the Metropolitan Police's Wildlife Crime Unit.
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Rhino lovers' dedication pays off

Rhino lovers' dedication pays off | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
Staff make sacrifices to find elusive animal...
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Wildlife trade demand in Southeast Asia has a damaging effect on South African species « EAZA IUCN/SSC Southeast Asia Campaign

Wildlife trade demand in Southeast Asia has a damaging effect on South African species « EAZA IUCN/SSC Southeast Asia Campaign | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it

The wildlife trade demand in Southeast Asia not only has damaging effects on wildlife across South-east Asia but apparently also elsewhere in the world. South Africa’s lions are beginning to fall prey to the lucrative east Asian black market for wildlife products, with the government authorising the export of more than 200 carcasses to Laos...

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Elephants risk extinction due to growing taste for its meat in Thailand

Elephants risk extinction due to growing taste for its meat in Thailand | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
The new taste for eating elephant meat includes everything from trunks to sex organs.
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Two rhino poaching bids foiled - The Times of India

Officials of Kaziranga and Orang national parks successfully foiled two separate attempts by poachers to kill rhinos in the precincts of the parks.
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India Seeks Myanmar's Help in Curbing Insurgency

Both sides expressed satisfaction at the meetings of the Border Liaison Offices (BLOs) at DC/SP level at Moreh/Tamu and Zowakhatar/Rhi to discuss measures for combating arms smuggling, drug trafficking, smuggling of wildlife parts and other issues and it was decided that BLO meetings be held more frequently,"

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Terry Whittaker Photo Blog: Wildlife Trade Cambodia

Terry Whittaker Photo Blog: Wildlife Trade Cambodia | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it

image of a female pileated gibbon - herself rescued from the wildlife trade and photographed at a rescue centre in Thailand - is being used by Wildlife Alliance in Cambodia to raise awareness about the illegal trade in wild animals. A series of signs and billboards have been erected around Phnom Penh and Koh Kong with more planned.

 

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<a href=http://www.isurvivedincambodia.com>Survive in Cambodia</a>'s comment, July 24, 2012 5:10 AM
I heard about this traffick, i dont know who want buy this kind of animals.
<a href=http://www.isurvivedincambodia.com>Survive in Cambodia</a>'s comment, July 24, 2012 5:11 AM
<a href=http://www.isurvivedincambodia.com>Survive in Cambodia</a>
Wildlife Margrit's comment, July 25, 2012 1:04 PM
Hmm! Guns and violence huh?
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Elephant poachers kill unarmed wildlife ranger in Kenya

Elephant poachers kill unarmed wildlife ranger in Kenya | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
Abdullahi Mohammed, an wildlife ranger, was killed in the line of duty in Kenya this weekend by elephant poachers.
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Endangered wildlife trafficking alleged - UPI.com

An undercover operation led to a dozen people being arrested in Southern California and Las Vegas on charges of selling endangered animals, authorities say.
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U.S. News - Smuggled bush meat brings viral threat to US

U.S. News - Smuggled bush meat brings viral threat to US | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it

A newly published study shows that "bush meat" and other wild animal products intercepted on their way into the United States often bring with them pathogens that can be deadly to humans, wildlife and livestock.
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Aboriginal wood carver again convicted of trafficking eagle parts

Aboriginal wood carver again convicted of trafficking eagle parts | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
A B.C. Provincial Court judge has ruled that James Carl Joseph was not asserting his aboriginal rights when he possessed and trafficked in eagle parts.
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Legalbrief - Inadequate checks allow rhino horn shipments, MPs told

Port officials are not adequately checking wildlife shipments for illegal rhino horns, Parliament's Environmental Affairs Committee heard last week, according to a report on the News24 site
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Lebanon: a Hub for Wildlife Trafficking? | Conservation News

Lebanon has become a traffic hub of wild animals. Associations for the protection of nature are trying to attract the attention of the public about this animal welfare issue. Each year, thousands, if not tens of thousands of animals are brought illegally in the country, where they are sold, transferred, abandoned or abused
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Wildlife charity to fund police unit tackling animal trafficking

Wildlife charity to fund police unit tackling animal trafficking | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
World Society for the Protection of Animals to help Metropolitan police fight trade in illegal and exotic creatures...
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Zimbabwe: Wildlife Facing Poaching 'Horror Story'

Zimbabwe's wildlife is facing another destructive year, with poaching on the rise, land being destroyed and no government support for conservation efforts.

 

Elephants, rhinos and hundreds of other animals are at risk and conservationists in the country have warned of a potential 'disaster'. Johnny Rodrigues, the Chairman of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force (ZCTF) described the situation as a "horror story."
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Lebanon activists fight to curb animal trafficking, abuse - Zawya

Lebanon's animal rights activists are fighting to bring to national attention what they say are rampant trafficking and abuse, problems that are far from priorities in a country plagued with turbulence.
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Pangolins imperiled by internet trade--are companies responding quickly enough?

Pangolins imperiled by internet trade--are companies responding quickly enough? | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
You can buy pretty much anything on the internet: from Rugby team garden gnomes to Mickey Mouse lingerie. In some places, consumers have even been able to purchase illegal wildlife parts, such as ivory and rhino horn.
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Blackbuck poaching case: Blood stains come from blackbuck: forensic report

JAISALMER: The forest department has started preparations to present its in court against some army jawans after forensic reports on blood samples from the stained Maruti Gypsy and meat recovered...
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Novelist Jessica Speart to talk this week about endangered species trade | islandpacket.com

Novelist Jessica Speart to talk this week about endangered species trade | islandpacket.com | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
The butterfly effect theorizes that something as small as the flap of a butterfly's wings can create something as large as a tornado halfway across the globe.
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Hippo's foot and haul of ivory seized from passenger's bag at Cardiff airport

Hippo's foot and haul of ivory seized from passenger's bag at Cardiff airport | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
Gruesome haul was found at Cardiff airport after a female passenger brought it back from Zambia. Wildlife experts believe the animal parts were obtained from an illegal poaching operation.
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The high demand for animal traps

Times of Swaziland - The fight against poaching is facing an uphill battle as animal traps are being readily sold to members of the public.

 

This reporter has since established that these animal traps are selling like hot cakes in local hardware shops...

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Operation Cyberwild busts Internet endangered species sales

Operation Cyberwild busts Internet endangered species sales | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
An undercover law enforcement operation has resulted in charges being filed against 12 people in the Southland and Las Vegas who were allegedly trafficking endangered or illegal wildlife or products made from them.
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