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Dutch and Swedish lotteries make the largest do...

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Wildlife conservation could use more acts of such generosity! (Dutch and Swedish lotteries make the largest do... http://t.co/oRNA98NrLu #paperli)
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Uganda : Bushmeat poachers repent - #DownToEarth Teaser

This week we are Down to Earth in Uganda.. In the tropical rainforest former poachers are going on a hunt to find snares. Traps are the N°1 danger for the hu...
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At last: an action-plan to save African rhino « Hotel & Restaurant

At last: an action-plan to save African rhino « Hotel & Restaurant | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
RT @Tswalu: At last: an action-plan to save African rhino (via @HR_magazine) http://t.co/MN0UO4y7Yy
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Ivory smuggling operation foiled in Togo - euronews

Ivory smuggling operation foiled in Togo - euronews | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
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Ivory smuggling operation foiled in Togo
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Authorities in Togo have seized four tonnes of ivory they say was destined for Vietnam, making three arrests. It is thought more than 500 elephants were killed.
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Ricky Gervais Urges Support for Global March for Lions - Ecorazzi

Ricky Gervais Urges Support for Global March for Lions - Ecorazzi | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
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... the lion often dies an agonising death, particularly if the tourist is a bad shot and has several “goes” to kill the lion.
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Adam Roberts Named CEO of Born Free USA - PR Newswire (press release)

Adam Roberts Named CEO of Born Free USA
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Roberts has over two decades of experience campaigning on international wildlife trade issues including the trade in elephant ivory, rhino horn, tiger bone, and bear gallbladders.
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EXCLUSIVE: Ivory poaching funds terrorism across Africa, warns Hague

EXCLUSIVE: Ivory poaching funds terrorism across Africa, warns Hague | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
Growing evidence is emerging that the illegal ivory trade is funding terrorism and conflict in Africa, Foreign Secretary William Hague reveals today.
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The passing of a giant

The passing of a giant | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
Recently, we went on a recce for the film. The destination was a distant waterhole. We set off early. It was a typical Tsavo waterhole - seemingly hewn out of ochre. That warm glow seemed reflected...
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UN sanctions on armed groups financed by poaching and illicit wildlife trade in the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo 

UN sanctions on armed groups financed by poaching and illicit wildlife trade in the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo  | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
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Togo Seizes Nearly 4 Tons of Ivory Headed for Vietnam - Voice of America

Togo Seizes Nearly 4 Tons of Ivory Headed for Vietnam - Voice of America | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
Voice of America Togo Seizes Nearly 4 Tons of Ivory Headed for Vietnam Voice of America LOME — Authorities in Togo have seized nearly four tons of ivory - the tusks from over 500 dead elephants - hidden in containers destined for Vietnam, officials...
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China pulled towards action in South Sudan

China pulled towards action in South Sudan | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
Beijing's preference for hands-off approach to political affairs in Africa tested by civil war that threatens its energy interests, experts say (#China pulled towards action in South #Sudan | http://t.co/deO7PWqQiT...
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How the engagement ring proves that we shouldn't trade Rhino Horn - News24

How the engagement ring proves that we shouldn't trade Rhino Horn - News24 | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
How the engagement ring proves that we shouldn't trade Rhino Horn
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We put this and other endangered species at greater risk by setting a precedent that could open avenues for trade in ivory, lion bone, leopard skin and more.
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Paul's fight to stop canned hunting of lions - Gloucester Citizen

Paul's fight to stop canned hunting of lions - Gloucester Citizen | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
Gloucester Citizen Paul's fight to stop canned hunting of lions Gloucester Citizen The ongoing capture of wild lions to introduce fresh blood into captive breeding, and the growth of the lion bone trade to Asia is likely to impact severely on wild...
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Togo seizes nearly 4 tonnes of ivory headed for Vietnam | Reuters

Togo seizes nearly 4 tonnes of ivory headed for Vietnam | Reuters | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
* Officials say tusks come from around 500 dead elephants* Elephant tusks seized in Lome port but origin unclear* Two locals and one Vietnamese arrestedBy John ZodziLOME, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Authorities
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Assembly En. Con. chair asks DEC to ban sale of ivory in New York

Assembly En. Con. chair asks DEC to ban sale of ivory in New York | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
After receiving information that African elephants are headed for extinction and elephant ivory poaching is funding terrorism, Assemblyman Bob Sweeney wrote
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Lessons from Namibia where wildlife policy actually works

Lessons from Namibia where wildlife policy actually works | Wildlife Trafficking | Scoop.it
Should things continue as they are, the government will be politically forced to order removal of wildlife populations by the Army and possibly even order de-gazetting of some of our larger protected areas to provide land for settlement and farming
It is notoriously difficult to get precise numbers on the populations of Kenya’s remaining wildlife. We emphasise “remaining” because, while the numbers may be disputed, the general trend of rapid decline is universally acknowledged.
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Court to hear Chinese Sh5bn worth ivory case today

Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court will today conduct preliminary hearing of a case of illegal possession of elephant tusks facing three Chinese nationals.
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