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Four suspected rhino poachers caught after high speed chase

Four suspected rhino poachers caught after high speed chase | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Four suspected rhino poachers apprehended in Jozini following high speed chase
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Interpol Busts Hundreds for Ivory, Rhino Horn Crimes

Interpol Busts Hundreds for Ivory, Rhino Horn Crimes | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
There are 376 fewer criminals in the illegal wildlife trade thanks to an international police operation last year.
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Poachers and wildlife traffickers to face prison sentences across Europe

Poachers and wildlife traffickers to face prison sentences across Europe | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
New sentencing policy would end legal loopholes that leave wildlife crimes in many central and eastern European countries punishable by non-custodial sentences
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A huge congratulations go to Save... - United for Wildlife | Facebook

A huge congratulations go to Save Vietnam's Wildlife! The ribbon was cut and Vietnam's first interactive wildlife education centre focussing on pangolins...
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Tanzania: Arsenal Midfielder Adds Voice to Dar Anti-Poaching Drive

Tanzania: Arsenal Midfielder Adds Voice to Dar Anti-Poaching Drive | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
As Tanzania intensifies war against poaching, more celebrities from around are joining the drive that seeks to combat this growing pandemic after Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey added his voice to raise awareness on the plight of endangered species.
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Why southern Africa’s peace parks are sliding into war parks

Why southern Africa’s peace parks are sliding into war parks | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Latest news from South Africa, World, Politics, Entertainment and Lifestyle. The home of The Times and Sunday Times newspaper.
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In Congo, a war for Africa's elephants

In Congo, a war for Africa's elephants | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Latest news from South Africa, World, Politics, Entertainment and Lifestyle. The home of The Times and Sunday Times newspaper.
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Holgate welcomes rhino cyclist Wayne Bolton home

Holgate welcomes rhino cyclist Wayne Bolton home | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Honorary ranger Wayne Bolton has successfully completed a 6 000km cycle across the country in aid of rhino conservation.
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Poachers Knife

Poachers Knife | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Field Rangers need to be extremely aware and vigilant of their surroundings at all times while out on patrol. The slightest sign of any abnormality in the bush could give the indication of a poaching gang having infiltrated the protected area. A blog post by conservation photographer Peter Chadwick about rangers finding a poachers knife while on an anti-poaching patrol.
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Diamond giant raises awareness to protect world's rhinos | New York News

Diamond giant raises awareness to protect world's rhinos | New York News | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
De Beers, the diamond conglomerate, has a less glamorous side interest: rescuing rhinos.According to our Lisa Fickenscher, the Botswana-based company hosted a
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EXCLUSIVE: 'Rhino poaching is a crisis of governance,' says wildlife expert

EXCLUSIVE: 'Rhino poaching is a crisis of governance,' says wildlife expert | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Wildlife poaching has escalated into a crisis of authority and South Africa is not immune. That’s the message of a leading expert on wildlife trade, Christian Bonacic , who’s presently visiting South African parks.
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Field Ranger Training and Mentoring are Imperative in the War Against Rhino Poaching

Field Ranger Training and Mentoring are Imperative in the War Against Rhino Poaching | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Field rangers work at the frontline of conservation, ensuring the territorial integrity of these wild places and they are the foot soldiers in the war against rhino poaching. All conservation efforts in Africa will amount to very little without a well skilled, resourced, dedicated and motivated field force. A blog post by conservation photographer Peter Chadwick on the importance of training and mentoring field rangers in the war against rhino poaching
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Four suspected rhino poachers caught after high speed chase

Four suspected rhino poachers caught after high speed chase | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Four suspected rhino poachers apprehended in Jozini following high speed chase
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To Vietnam and Back… to Save Rhinos

To Vietnam and Back… to Save Rhinos | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Last year, as we here at OMG were at the height of our Rhino Letter Writing Campaign, we were contacted by the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi, asking if we would participate in an educational outreach program designed to help educate the youth of Vietnam about the plight of rhinos. So we applied for our visas, made…
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The Sharks rugby team determined to make 2016 Year of the Rhino

The Sharks rugby team determined to make 2016 Year of the Rhino | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it

Image from Jamie Joseph/Saving the Wild

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Sales of shark fin in China drop by up to 70% | Jennifer Duggan

Sales of shark fin in China drop by up to 70% | Jennifer Duggan | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Traditionally a symbol of wealth and luxury, public attitidues towards shark fin are changing in China, according to a new report
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Ivory Might be On the Way Out … But Elephant Leather Sales Are on the Rise

Ivory Might be On the Way Out … But Elephant Leather Sales Are on the Rise | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
While the commercial sale of ivory is prohibited, marketing elephant leather is not – and this cruel industry is rapidly growing.
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Nearly 100 elephants killed by poachers

Nearly 100 elephants killed by poachers | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it

HARARE: Close to 100 elephants were killed the country last year, with poachers increasingly turning to the use of chemicals to kill the jumbos, a senior official has said.

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Malawi strengthens anti-poaching laws

Malawi strengthens anti-poaching laws | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Malawi news, Malawi , NyasaTimes, breaking online news ,source from Malawi
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Ivory trafficking in Africa controlled by a powerful few - Conservation Action Trust

Ivory trafficking in Africa controlled by a powerful few - Conservation Action Trust | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
The most recent analysis on some 200 samples of ivory seized since 2006 shows that traffickers quickly move their take out of the country where the elephants were slaughtered. Ivory trafficking in Africa, which threatens the survival of elephants, is highly concentrated in a few geographic hotspots and controlled by a powerful few, say scientistsRead More
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Prosecuting Vietnam’s Infamous Marine Turtle Kingpin

Prosecuting Vietnam’s Infamous Marine Turtle Kingpin | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
Education for Nature - Vietnam In late 2014, law enforcement authorities discovered nearly ten tons of dead marine turtles following raids at six warehouses in the city of Nha Trang. The bust was the largest seizure of marine turtles in the world to date. The sight of more than 7,000 dead marine turtles brought the…
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Serial rhino poaching resented | Assam Times

Serial rhino poaching resented | Assam Times | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it

Kaziranga Wildlife Society has expressed deep anguish over the serial poaching of Rhinos in the Kaziranga National Park.

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South African Survivor Recalls the Moments Before, After and During Shocking Shooting of Chopper Pilot by Poachers in Tanzania - SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community

South African Survivor Recalls the Moments Before, After and During Shocking Shooting of Chopper Pilot by Poachers in Tanzania - SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community | Rhino Poaching & Wildlife Crime | Scoop.it
The South African survivor of the helicopter in Tanzania, which was shot down by poachers two weeks ago, has spoken exclusively to SAPeople about the night of the shooting in which his friend and colleague – British pilot Roger Gower – was fatally wounded. Nick Bester – who grew up on a farm in the Free
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The Rhino Protection Programme

With South Africa being home to 83% of Africa’s wild rhino, Peace Parks Foundation has been working closely with the South African government and its conserv...
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