News tagged with hunting

Bird poaching continues to result in victims

Illegal hunting continues to be a challenge for biodiversity conservation in addition to posing a serious threat to some migratory species. The province of Gipuzkoa in northern Spain, a transit area for birds migrating between ...

dateNov 23, 2015 in Ecology
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26 more elephants killed with cyanide in Zimbabwe

Rangers in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park have discovered the carcasses of 26 elephants at two locations, dead of cyanide poisoning along with 14 other elephants who were found last week, officials said Wednesday.

dateOct 14, 2015 in Ecology
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Japanese town's controversial dolphin hunt begins

A small Japanese town began its controversial dolphin hunt on Thursday after bad weather delayed the start, according to a local fisheries official, while a separate whaling hunt was due to start at the weekend.

dateSep 03, 2015 in Ecology
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