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Sharks threatened by Asian consumers, says group

(AP) -- Surging demand for shark fin soup among Asia's booming middle classes is driving many species of these big fish to the brink of extinction, a marine conservation group said Tuesday.

Mar 16, 2010
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Rhino poaching surges in Asia, Africa

Rhino poaching worldwide is on the rise, according to a new report by TRAFFIC and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Dec 01, 2009
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Conservationists fear for Zimbabwe rhino

(AP) -- Conservationists raised the alarm Thursday for Zimbabwe's rare rhinos after a sharp increase in poaching because of a breakdown of law enforcement in this troubled southern African country.

Apr 16, 2009
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