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How Old Will You Be When These Animals Go Extinct?

It’s estimated that between hundreds to thousands of species go extinct every year, according to stats from the WWF. In fact, some projections put the number of annual extinctions at 100,000 species every year. The calculation is based on...

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 figures have been looming since...
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Endangered Animals of the World [Infographic]

This new infographic from Inis Environmental Consultants aims to raise awareness about some of the animals of the world that face dangerously low population levels, including orangutans, tigers, rhinos, pandas and more. See the full infographic...
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The Black Rhino Auction: A Necessary Evil?

Despite much protest from animal rights groups and conservationists, the Dallas Safari Club held an auction last weekend for a permit to hunt an older, post-reproductive black rhinoceros. Though the group expected bids to...
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Conservation efforts and their impact on one horned rhinos at Kaziranga

Kaziranga National Park, Assam is the home for the largest populace of one horned rhinos. This title of inhabiting the maximum number of one horned rhinos is the result of 108 years of continuous...
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Mainao the Rhino Followed Ganga – Gave Birth to a Calf at Manas National...

The conservation efforts taken by Wildlife Trust of India are showing results gradually. Recently, Mainao a rehabilitated one horned rhino at Manas gave birth to a healthy calf. It was beginning of the June...
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Increase in Wildlife Tourism: A positive step towards conservation

Like the two phases of a coin, wildlife tourism is also bejeweled with two perceptions. As per one opinion wildlife must be set apart from tourism, so as to protect the endangered species. On...
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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 for stiffer penalties for traffickers...
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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 horn trade is becoming increasingly...

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