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Tag: poaching

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Five things Tiger King doesn’t explain about captive tigers

Tiger King, Netflix’s new docuseries, is roaring with popularity. But behind the human melodrama, there is a frightful truth: tigers in captivity are a significant conservation issue that could impact the survival of this... Read More
Tiger King, Netflix’s new docuseries, is roaring with popularity. But behind the human melodrama, there is a frightful truth:...
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How Nepal got to zero poaching

Nepal has been able to achieve 365 days without any rhinos, tigers or elephants poached. Twice. In 2011 and 2014. WWF takes a closer look at what Nepal can teach the world about how... Read More
Nepal has been able to achieve 365 days without any rhinos, tigers or elephants poached. Twice. In 2011 and...
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Despite successes, Congo Basin forests being ‘emptied’ of their elephants

Massive quantities of illegal African ivory are being laundered through Thai shops. To save Africa’s elephants it is essential that Thailand closes this legal loophole. Join us in asking Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra... Read More
Massive quantities of illegal African ivory are being laundered through Thai shops. To save Africa’s elephants it is essential...
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Save Africa's elephants: Help ban the Thai ivory trade

Every day in the savannas and forests of Africa, elephants are being gunned down for their ivory tusks. Across the continent, tens of thousands of these majestic animals are being slaughtered each year. In... Read More
Every day in the savannas and forests of Africa, elephants are being gunned down for their ivory tusks. Across...
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Imagine a world without tigers …

Imagine a world without tigers. A world without rhinos and elephants. A world where these incredible animals are consigned to history like dinosaurs and dodos. It would be a poor world indeed – but... Read More
Imagine a world without tigers. A world without rhinos and elephants. A world where these incredible animals are consigned...
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Elephant poaching and ivory trade on the rise

An estimated 4,000 to 12,000 are killed each year for their tusks. In Egypt, failure in law enforcement and new buyers fuel that country's illegal ivory market. Read More
An estimated 4,000 to 12,000 are killed each year for their tusks. In Egypt, failure in law enforcement and...
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