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BOTSWANA INTENDS TO BAN “CANNED HUNTING”

Botswana intends to ban “canned hunting,” the practice in which large carnivores such as lions or other wildlife species are raised in captivity and hunted in small camps with no room for escape or to elude the hunter. Botswana’s Ministry … Continue reading

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DOG UNIT – NEWEST ADDITION TO ANTI-POACHING CAUSE IN OL PEJETA, KENYA

The newest addition to the anti-poaching cause at Ol Pejeta is its dog unit. A dozen dogs, mostly Dutch Shepherds crossed with Malinois, are being trained to take down a poacher when instructed to. They are also able to scent … Continue reading

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WESTERN BLACK RHINO IS NOW OFFICIALLY EXTINCT

The Northern White and the Javan Rhinos will soon follow, unless something is done , and quickly! Survey by International Union for Conservation of Nature finds none left Conservationists have blamed poachers and lack of conservation The subspecies of the … Continue reading

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SACRED ALBINO MOOSE KILLED BY VISITING HUNTERS – NOVA SCOTIA

Three hunters have sparked outrage both online and amongst the indigenous Mi’kmaq people of Nova Scotia by killing a rare albino moose that is considered sacred. The three unnamed hunters were unaware of the animal’s spiritual significance when they killed it in … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON UGANDA : NEW IVORY SEIZURE IN MOMBASA

The seizure last weekend at the port of Mombasa of a container with nearly 2 tons of ivory concealed among the cargo of seeds, put fresh spotlight on Uganda. Only a few weeks ago were two containers seized at a … Continue reading

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THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE BRINGS 7 ORGANIZATIONS TOGETHER TO TACKLE WILDLIFE CRISIS

London,  12 September 2013—The Duke of Cambridge has brought together an unprecedented collaboration between 7 of the world’s most influential conservation organizations and the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. The partnership, named “United … Continue reading

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POACHERS LACE ELEPHANT CARCASS WITH POISON TO KILL VULTURES

Elephant poachers poison hundreds of vultures to evade authorities The ongoing slaughter of Africa’s elephants is at record levels.  The situation has gotten out of hand in many countries, especially those lacking the resources to fight the increase in demand … Continue reading

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ARE YOU CONTRIBUTING TO THE TORTURE OF THESE CHICKENS BY SUPPORTING FACTORY FARMING?

The facts about factory farmed chickens and their awful lives and deaths follows in this article.  Have you made the shift to free-range? Worldwide, more than 50 billion chickens are raised and slaughtered annually. Chickens are sociable, intelligent animals. Studies … Continue reading

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LATEST STATS LIST 553 RHINOS POACHED THIS YEAR

Is militarisation doomed to fail? African countries and private game reserves are engaging in an increasingly sophisticated arms race against poachers, yet the slaughter of elephants and rhinos continues. Some experts argue that the battle must be joined on a … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO COMPANY TO START SLAUGHTERING HORSES NEXT WEEK FOR THEIR MEAT

A New Mexico slaughterhouse plans to begin killing horses for meat on Monday — despite a looming lawsuit and an apparent arson attack. Refrigeration units at the Valley Meat Co. in Roswell., N.M., lit up in flames on Tuesday. Fire fighters … Continue reading

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