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In Malta, Legal Loopholes Give Poachers Cover To Hunt Migratory Birds

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MALTA - Within a day of arriving on the Mediterranean island of Malta on their southbound migration last August, three of 18 white storks were shot and killed by poachers. ...

Endangered Pangolin Worth Rs 40 Lakh Seized By Thane Crime Branch, Two Arrested

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INDIA - Sleuths with the Thane Crime Branch seized a Pangolin which is an endangered species protected under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. The seized mammal is reportedly worth Rs 40 lakh in the illegal market. ...

George, The Last Known Hawaiian Snail Of His kind, Dies At 14

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On the first day of 2019, George, the last known member of the Hawaiian snail species Achatinella apexfulva, died. He was 14 years old. ...

23 Condors Killed By Poison In Argentina

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ARGENTINA - 23 Andean Condors have been killed in Patagonia, Argentina, by a strong pesticide whose sale is prohibited in the country. These attacks follow ones in Jujuy and Mendoza provinces, and have conservation organizations extremely worried, as they repres ...

Which Penguin Species Will Be Hardest Hit By Climate Change?

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As ice caps melt and sea levels rise, the survival of penguins will depend on their ability to adapt and relocate to new habitats. Now, a new genetic study reveals that some species may be better at adjusting than others. ...

Train Mauls 3 Endangered Adult Lions In India's Gujarat - Reports

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INDIA - The lions belonged to a six-lion pride living in the wild near the village of Borala in the Junagarh district of the state of Gujarat. They were lazing around on the railway tracks when a freight train passed by and killed three members of the pride. ...

3 Bhutanese Nationals Held In India For Wildlife Smuggling

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INDIA - Although banned, illegal poaching of designated animal organs, especially of those categorized as endangered species, is a flourishing trade. ...

Wildlife Advocates Hold Vigils To Honor Elephants Who Have Died In Captivity

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According to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums website, this organization promotes animal welfare, conservation efforts and scientific education. Then why did at least 17 elephants die in AZA-accredited facilities between 2017 and 2018? ...

Two Charged With Illegal Transport Of Prohibited Wildlife

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MYANMAR - Hsenwi Township police confiscated snakes that were illegally transported across the Yepu checkpoint in Hsenwi Township, northern Shan State, state media reported. ...

AECO Signs Declaration To Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

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The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) has signed the Travel and Tourism Declaration on Illegal Trade in Wildlife. ...

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