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2014 Is Looking To Be The Year Of The Rhino… Poaching.

It’s a devastating year for rhinos. As of this month, the official figures from the South African Government have surpassed its highest figure to date, that of 1,004 in 2013. The...
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Reality TV Thinks Shooting an Elephant in the Face Makes for Good TV –...

Only in America would a television executive think a reality-based show on hunting endangered species would make for great TV. They started their show off with a bang – literally...
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United Nations Calls For Penalties For Ivory And Rhino Horn Traffickers

Reuters has reported that the increased demand for ivory and rhino horns in Asia (for gifts and hangover cures) is resulting in a poaching boom and officials are calling...
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The Morality of Waste vs. the Ethics of Value

I distinctly remember my outrage after reading an Associated Press clip just after the fall of the Berlin Wall, sometime near the late 80’s. It was a tiny press...
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Kenyan Elephants Dying At Rising Rate

A 14-year study has shown a bleak future for Kenyan elephants—the study of nearly 1,000 elephants in Kenya found the death rate amongst big-tusked males to have accelerated in...
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Malaysia seizes 1,500 elephant tusks

There are reports that Malaysian officials have seized a massive haul of elephant tusks. The Guardian states that 1,500 tusks worth more than 19M USD were discovered in two...
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Elephant poaching on the rise in East Africa

There are reports that Tanzanian police have seized more than 200 elephant tusks hidden in a coffin and in fertilizer bags. Officials say the seizure points to rising instances...
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Epic battle for ivory fuels elephant, rhino massacre

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a global campaign in response to what a NY Times article is calling an “epic elephant slaughter,” as the underground ivory and rhino...
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Leonardo DiCaprio and other celebrities team up for animal poaching movie

There are reports that three Hollywood A-listers are coming together for a new drama about poachers in the African savanna. Tom Hardy, Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire will develop the...
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Poachers dangerous to Royal Bengal tigers

Royal Bengal tigers have faced decades of danger. They've been under threat from habitat destruction and the illegal trade of body parts. But these tiger cubs are now facing...

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