News tagged with wildlife crime

Thai cops seize record three tonnes of pangolin scales

Thai customs police on Thursday unveiled a massive three-tonne cache of seized pangolin scales intended for Asia's lucrative wildlife markets, where feverish demand for the 'scaly anteater' has turned it into the most trafficked ...

dateFeb 02, 2017 in Ecology
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Modern methods lead the way toward a rhino rebound

Cutting-edge technology and techniques have become essential tools in the effort to save rhinos. Micro chips, translocation and consumer campaigns are helping shift the balance against record-setting poaching threatening ...

dateMar 03, 2015 in Ecology
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'Tiger heavyweight' Nepal hosts anti-poaching summit

Nepal's success in turning tiger-fearing villagers into their protectors has seen none of the endangered cats killed for almost three years, offering key lessons for an anti-poaching summit opening in Kathmandu on Monday.

dateFeb 01, 2015 in Ecology
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