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Police in Six Countries Nab 25 Suspected Tiger Traders

Police in Six Countries Nab 25 Suspected Tiger Traders

Police in Six Countries Nab 25 Suspected Tiger Traders LYON, France, October 13, 2010 (ENS) – An international law enforcement operation coordinated by INTERPOL against the illegal trade in tigers has led to the arrest...

 

Wild Tigers Huddle in Six Percent of Available Habitat

Wild Tigers Huddle in Six Percent of Available Habitat NEW YORK, New York, September 15, 2010 (ENS) – Critically endangered in the wild, the world’s remaining 3,500 tigers rely for their survival on 42 refuge sites...

 

Environmental Police Close in on Asia’s Tiger Traffickers

Environmental Police Close in on Asia’s Tiger Traffickers

Environmental Police Close in on Asia’s Tiger Traffickers HANOI, Vietnam, July 2, 2010 (ENS) – Just 30 wild tigers survive in Vietnam and poachers are going after those, but the country’s newly established Environmental...

 

No More Shark Fin Soup: Hawaii’s Shark Fin Ban Takes Effect

No More Shark Fin Soup: Hawaii’s Shark Fin Ban Takes Effect HONOLULU, Hawaii, June 30, 2010 (ENS) – Beginning July 1, it will be illegal to possess, sell or distribute shark fins in Hawaii, making the Pacific island...

 

China’s Illegal Wildlife Trade in Tigers, Turtles, Timber

China’s Illegal Wildlife Trade in Tigers, Turtles, Timber

China’s Illegal Wildlife Trade in Tigers, Turtles, Timber DOHA, Qatar, March 17, 2010 (ENS) – “Porous borders” are allowing vendors in Myanmar to offer a door-to-door delivery service for illegal wildlife...

 

Endangered Species Perish While Governments Debate Trade Rules

Endangered Species Perish While Governments Debate Trade Rules

Endangered Species Perish While Governments Debate Trade Rules DOHA, Qatar, March 15, 2010 (ENS) – The future of the world’s remaining tigers, elephants, rhinos, and polar bears, bluefin tuna, sharks, and coral as well...

 

Year of the Tiger a Double or Nothing Gamble for Wild Tigers

Year of the Tiger a Double or Nothing Gamble for Wild Tigers

Year of the Tiger a Double or Nothing Gamble for Wild Tigers WASHINGTON, DC, February 12, 2010 (ENS) – The lunar new year begins on Sunday, February 14, the second new moon after the winter solstice. As it is every 12 years...

 

Thailand’s Tiger Temple Sues Conservationists Over Abuse Allegations

Thailand’s Tiger Temple Sues Conservationists Over Abuse Allegations

Thailand’s Tiger Temple Sues Conservationists Over Abuse Allegations KANCHANABURI, Thailand, February 3, 2010 (ENS) – Three advocates for wildlife conservation and welfare appeared in a Kanchanaburi court this morning...

 

Year of the Tiger Dawns With Just 3,200 Wild Tigers Left

Year of the Tiger Dawns With Just 3,200 Wild Tigers Left

Year of the Tiger Dawns With Just 3,200 Wild Tigers Left KATHMANDU, Nepal, December 28, 2009 (ENS) – To mark 2010 as Year of the Tiger, the government of Nepal has announced the expansion of Bardia National Park in the Terai...

 

International Trade Bans Proposed for Bluefin Tuna, Polar Bears

  GENEVA, Switzerland, October 29, 2009 (ENS) – Proposals for tighter trade controls on Atlantic bluefin tuna, polar bears, sharks, corals, and elephant ivory have been submitted to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered...

 

CITES Governments Depart Doha Leaving Marine Species Unprotected

CITES Governments Depart Doha Leaving Marine Species Unprotected

CITES Governments Depart Doha Leaving Marine Species Unprotected DOHA, Qatar, March 25, 2010 (ENS) – Sharks, Atlantic bluefin tuna, corals and polar bears were the losers as delegates from 175 governments today wrapped up their...

 

Fate of World’s Wildlife Hangs on Sustainable Tourism

Fate of World’s Wildlife Hangs on Sustainable Tourism

  MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, May 23, 2017 (ENS) – “While wildlife keeps all of us alive, its future is squarely in our hands,” says John Scanlon, who heads the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, CITES....

 

World Wildlife Day: Youth Involvement Urgently Needed

World Wildlife Day: Youth Involvement Urgently Needed

  NEW YORK, New York, March 3, 2017 (ENS) – As the sun rose on UN World Wildlife Day across the globe today, the morning opened in Kenya with a shootout between suspected poachers and a Kenya Wildlife Service anti-poaching team. Two...

 

Creative MIDORI Prize Winners Sustain Biodiversity

Creative MIDORI Prize Winners Sustain Biodiversity

  MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, November 7, 2016 (ENS) – Conserving Mexican islands and coasts, fostering the recovery of big cats in Russia’s Far East, and empowering women as seed keepers and organic farmers in India – the...

 

Mass Wildlife Poisoning in Limpopo National Park

Mass Wildlife Poisoning in Limpopo National Park

  By Don Pinnock CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 22, 2016 (ENS) – The ongoing Asian demand for lion bones has led to a wildlife poisoning in the Limpopo National Park, just over the Mozambican border from South Africa’s Kruger...

 

Pangolins, Elephants, Crime Syndicates on CITES’ Radar

Pangolins, Elephants, Crime Syndicates on CITES’ Radar

  By Judith Needham, JD, LLM, MPH JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 19, 2016 (ENS) – Illegal trade in endangered species, including internet commerce, is enormous – by any estimate. Far-reaching decisions on managing the...

 

World Environment Day Targets Wildlife Crime

World Environment Day Targets Wildlife Crime

  NEW YORK, New York, June 5, 2016 (ENS) – The first international accord to end illegal fishing went into effect today in celebration of World Environment Day. The pact is now legally binding for the 29 countries and the European...

 

Transport Leaders Vow to Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking

Transport Leaders Vow to Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking

  LONDON, UK, March 15, 2016 (ENS) – Leaders of the global transportation industry today signed a new declaration pledging to fight wildlife trafficking by disrupting the transport routes being exploited by organized criminals to...

 

South Africa Releases First Lion Management Plan

South Africa Releases First Lion Management Plan

  By Adam Cruise PRETORIA, South Africa, April 26, 2015 (ENS) – South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs has released for public comment its first-ever Biodiversity Management Plan for lions, panthera leo. The main...

 

World Oceans Day 2014 Dawns on Oceans in Danger

World Oceans Day 2014 Dawns on Oceans in Danger

  NEW YORK, New York, June 9, 2014 (ENS) – Oceans cover three quarters of the Earth’s surface, contain 97 percent of the Earth’s water, and represent 99 percent of the living space on the planet by volume. But human pressures,...

 
 
 
 

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