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African wildlife protectors get a hand in detective training - WRAL.com
By SAM BRASCH, Colorado Public RadioDENVER — Saving African wild cats, elephants and other species from extinction takes serious police work. That's why some of the continent's conservation officers came to Commerce City, Colorado.They came to train with their U.S. counterparts at a sort of mausoleum for animals lost to poachers and wildlife...
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Documenting Africa's poaching epidemic: Q A with the director of 'The Last Animals' - Mongabay.com
A deadly combination of consumer demand, transnational criminal syndicates and local poverty and conflict drives the illicit trade in ivory and rhino horn.War photographer turned filmmaker Kate Brooks traveled through four continents to document the wildlife trade for her film "The Last Animals."The film is a finalist for the Special Jury award at...
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Horns, guns and drugs: the real cost of wildlife crime - defenceWeb
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Four Bay Area residents arrested on suspicion of abalone poaching, black market sales - Santa Rosa Press Democrat Four Bay Area residents arrested on suspicion of abalone poaching, black market sales - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
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Four suspected poachers believed to have removed hundreds of red abalone illegally from the beleaguered North Coast fishery were arrested this week at their Bay Area homes at the conclusion of a five-month investigation, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.The suspects are part of a larger crew used to collect abalone...
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CDFW Arrests Four Suspects for Commercial Sale of Sport Harvest Abalone - CDFW News
arrest 1A CDFW Wildlife Officer places an abalone poaching suspect under arrest.arrest 2Wildlife officers observed the suspects using dive gear to harvest abalone for suspected sale on the black market.arrest 3Dive gear seized as evidence on Sept. 20, 2017. Wildlife officers have arrested four suspects on charges of harvesting abalone with a recreational fishing license...
21 September 2017 Hits: 32
Local lawyer and radio host spent weeks in Africa helping rangers protect rhinos, elephants - Virginian-Pilot
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Norfolk lawyer, author, lecturer and motorcycle enthusiast Mike Imprevento, who is heard Saturday afternoons on WNIS-AM 790, is back home after volunteering in the Zimbabwean bush with the International Anti-Poaching Foundation’s Green Army.The mission: Protect African wildlife and wilderness.Imprevento, 60, went on patrol every day with the IAPF...
19 September 2017 Hits: 35
That Time a Cream Liqueur Saved Elephants From Extinction - HuffPost
There are humans on this earth who still feel entitled to the option to purchase ivory. Their relentless desire for counterfeit antiques and dust-collecting figurines has caused a resurgence of poaching, and just over 30,000 elephants are killed each year. This pointless demand for ivory far outweighs the number of living elephants, and is the...
17 September 2017 Hits: 30
Nine given stiff sentences in Tanzania for ivory possession - Independent
Nine given stiff sentences in Tanzania for ivory possession - IndependentNairobi, Kenya | AFP | A Tanzanian court has sentenced nine people to at least 25 years in prison for illegal possession of ivory, as part of efforts to discourage poaching in one of the worst-hit countries.According to court documents seen by AFP Saturday, the accused, including two police officers, had been “found in possession of 70 elephant t...
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How a warehouse in Colorado is teaching African authorities how to combat poaching - 9NEWS.com How a warehouse in Colorado is teaching African authorities how to combat poaching - 9NEWS.com
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