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  • A black rhino
    First group of rescued Rhinos airlifted into Botswana sanctuary
    Poaching is a major issue in many parts of the world, but nowhere more than in many African nations. Animals like elephants and rhinos are killed by the hundreds and even thousands, driving their numbers to near extinction levels. In fact, several...
  • United for Wildlife Founders William and Catherine welcome a newborn Princess
    United for Wildlife Founders William and Catherine welcome a newborn Princess
    Saturday morning's highly anticipated arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first daughter, Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana could not have come at a more excellent time for the two conservationists. As...
  • Poaching
    Drones inhibit rhino and elephant poaching
    The story has always been that there are too few rangers to stop poachers from killing endangered rhinos and elephants. In fact, about1,200 rhinos and 40,000 elephants were killed by poachers last year. The illegal wildlife trade is believed to be...
  • An African Elephant
    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta burns 15 tonnes of ivory
    Kenya is showing how far it’s willing to go in order to stop the ivory trade. Fifteen tonnes of elephant tusk ivory was set ablaze by President Uhuru Kenyatta at Nairobi National Park on Tuesday in order to send a message to poachers. The...
  • 13 jailed in illegal poach 90,000 Atlantic Striped Bass
    13 jailed in illegal poach 90,000 Atlantic Striped Bass
    Illegal commercial harvesting has threatened the very life of many game species in the United States. The Lacey Act of 1900 is aimed at the preservation of game and wild birds. An amendment in 2008 expanded the protection of plants and plant...
  • A look at at one the last remaining northern white rhinoceros
    See the northern white rhinoceros in San Diego before it goes extinct
    It is a humbling experience to venture past a beautiful animal that we know is doomed for extinction. It is humbling and extremely sad, especially since this animal was poached to extinction, by human beings who wanted its horns for &ldquo...
  • Students devise way to track poachers from space
    Students devise way to track poachers from space
    Three students from Cranfield University in the United Kingdom, Idriss Sisaid. Enrique Garcia Bourne and Edward Anastassacos, have been presented with top honors in European Space Agency’s University (S2UN) Challenge, Space Solutions Prize...
  • Giraffes
    Giraffes' extinction: Population quickly dropping
    Giraffes' extinction may be closer than anyone thought. The population of giraffes in Africa has been quickly dropping. According to a Wednesday, Dec. 3 report by ABC, there are several reasons the giraffes' extinction is now a real danger...
  • The demand for rhino horns has caused record number of poachings.
    Shocking slaughter of rhinoceros in 2014: South Africa is making every effort
    A shocking number of rhinoceros have been killed in South Africa this year, according to a Thursday report on MSN.com. Despite extensive governmental efforts to halt the poaching of rhinoceros for their highly-prized horns, there were 1,020 killed...
  • Thai Elephant Stature
    Hunting has catastrophic effects on tropical forests
    Doubtful that this news will stop the slaughter, but excessive hunting of elephants, referred to as over-hunting, is not only devastating for elephants, but it also ruins forest habitats, which more than elephants call home.University of Florida...
  • African elephants
    Survival of African elephants in jeopardy due to ivory trade
    The plight of the African elephant is dismal, with more elephants killed each year by poachers than are born. At the current rate of about a two percent reduction annually, researchers have determined that the elephant will become extinct.This was...
  • Satao, Africa's beloved elephant, killed by poachers for Satao's beautiful tusks
    Satao, Africa's beloved elephant, killed by poachers for Satao's beautiful tusks
    Satao, a beloved African elephant well known because of his enormous size and his beautiful ivory tusks that almost drooped to the ground, was killed by poachers, renewing the outcry over the practice of downing some of our world’s biggest...
  • Mule deer
    Investigators seek person who shot two wild burros and poached deer
    Investigators are asking for help in finding the persons responsible for poaching a mule deer doe in Kaibab National Forest. The event took place near Williams on or around the evening of Jan 24.“Poaching is not hunting, it’s stealing...
  • Tom Hardy
    Poaching wars with Tom Hardy
    In the summer of 2013, the British channel, ITV broadcasted a documentary titled Poaching Wars with Tom Hardy. The documentary was broken into two parts which aired a week apart from each other. Tom Hardy is known for playing the bad guy type of...
  • China destroys 6 tons of ivory
    China destroys 6 tons of illegal ivory
    China destroyed 6 tons of illegal ivory from its stock on Monday,according tothe Huff Post Green on January 6.Officials organized what they said was the country's first large-scale ivory destruction in Dongguan in southern Guangdong province,...
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