News tagged with illegal hunting

Giraffes 'threatened with extinction'

Wild giraffe numbers have plummeted by 40 percent in the past three decades and the species is now "vulnerable" to extinction, a top conservation body said Thursday.

dateDec 08, 2016 in Ecology
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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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