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KWS Secures Dying Habitats to Save Sitatunga

Archived, 11 days ago From All Africa 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Sitatunga, a rare swamp-dwelling antelope is almost is being driven to extinction in Kenya because of encroachment of the last swamps where its found.

The Kenya Wildlife Service says the Sitatungas are now only found in Saiwa Swamp in ...

Sachiin Joshi joins hands with PETA, supports vegetarianism

Archived, 11 days ago From Bollywood Life 

Mumbai, INDIA - A lot Bollywood celebs are known to support PETA (People for the ethical treatment of animals). Now we hear that Sachiin Joshi, who celebrates his birthday today, has joined the likes of actors who wish to bring awareness among people that animals ar ...

Does Trophy Hunting Save S. African Wildlife?

Archived, 11 days ago From Voice of America 

Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Trophy hunting for big game is a controversial blood sport. Parts of an animal such as the skin, horns or head are kept as a trophy, with the carcass often used for food.

In some African countries, it is a legal and lucrative busin ...

John Key target of animal rights protest

Archived, 11 days ago From Scoop.co.nz 

Auckland , NEW ZEALAND - This afternoon, animal rights activists will target John Key in a protest outside an Auckland bar where he will be having drinks with the Young Nats.

This is the first of a series of protests planned at National Party events across the ...

A minnow, but not a blackbird, gains state protection

Archived, 11 days ago From SFGate  

San Francisco, CALIFORNIA - Two dwindling types of wildlife were brought to the attention of the California Fish and Game Commission at its meeting in San Diego Wednesday, with one receiving protection as a threatened species, but the other being denied an emergency measure to ...

Elephant poaching soars as Sumatran forests turn into plantations

Archived, 12 days ago From Mongabay.com 

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - There has been a spike in elephant deaths in Sumatra this year, and conversion of rainforest to plantations is one of the main causes, according to the Indonesian Elephant Conservation Forum, or FKGI. The number of Sumatran elephants (Elephas maximus ...

No Decision Yet to Give Rwanda Lions

Archived, 12 days ago From All Africa 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Kenya is not taking eight lions to Rwanda, Kenya Wildlife Services Director William Kiprono has said.

Rwanda is said to have struck a deal with Kenyan authorities to import eight lions to increase the numbers in Akagera National Park.< ...

Magnificent Ol Pejeta, the Largest Black Rhino Sanctuary in East Africa

Archived, 12 days ago From All Africa 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Ask most tourists why they want to visit Kenya and the most common answer is undoubtedly go on Safari. In fact, a safari holiday should be on everyone's, domestic or foreign, bucket list.

Unfortunately, we are living through a time whe ...

Animal charity calls for UK to toughen up its laws on wildlife crime

Archived, 12 days ago From Wildlife Extra News 

Hereford, U K - Following investigations into the extent of wildlife crime in the UK The World Animal Protection are calling on the UK government to create a national plan for tackling wildlife crime, following a report that shows the true extent of wildlife crime a ...

Village beauty contests could be causing wildlife decline

Archived, 12 days ago From Wildlife Extra News 

Hereford, U K - Best Kept Village contests could be unwittingly contributing to the decline of wildlife, in particular bees and butterflies, The Telegraph has reported.

For while neatly mown grass, tidy hedges and manicured gardens allow residents to ...

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