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2008-07-03 21:00:12

CHICAGO _ The execution-style killing last year of a gorilla family in the Democratic Republic of Congo may portend future conflicts as humans encroach on resource-rich national parks in developing countries, according to authors of a new study.

2008-07-03 18:00:17

By Tim De Chant, Chicago Tribune Jul. 3--The execution-style killing last year of a gorilla family in the Democratic Republic of Congo may portend future conflicts as humans encroach on resource-rich national parks in developing countries, according to authors of a new study.

2008-06-29 06:02:25

By Luntz, Stephen Dr Michael Bode of the University of Queensland's Ecology Centre has called for conservationists to take the cost of conserving locations, rather than just the number of endangered species, into account when prioritising areas for protection.

2008-06-25 18:02:34

FORMER First Minister Jack McConnell visited Edinburgh Zoo today to back a conservation group helping to protect wildlife in Malawi. Mr McConnellis due to take over as the next British High Commissioner in the African country when the present incumbent steps down early next year.

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2008-06-19 12:50:00

Despite tensions between their governments, wildlife experts from Iran and the West are collaborating to save endangered Asiatic cheetahs from extinction in the rugged, mountainous region of central Iran.

2008-06-14 09:00:20

By Kevin Miller, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jun. 14--GRAND LAKE STREAM, Maine -- A conservation group announced the public phase of a fundraising campaign Friday to protect an additional 6,600 acres near Grand Lake Stream from development.

2007-12-19 18:00:14

Employees at GE Energy Financial Services' Birchwood Power Facility in King George, Virginia received international recognition for their contributions to wildlife habitat conservation at the Wildlife Habitat Council's (WHC) 19th Annual Symposium, The Value of Green in Baltimore, Maryland.

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2007-08-03 15:15:00

A bill to restore land rights to millions of poor tribal people in India could mean the end for India's endangered wild tigers, eliminating much of their protected habitat, conservationists warned Friday.

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2007-02-28 08:50:00

The environment minister proposed a package of measures Wednesday to slow rampant elephant population growth - including limited killing and contraception - but stressed there would be no mass slaughter.


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