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Wildlife Crime Scorecard Grades 23 Asian and African Countries but US still has Major Role to Play Washington, D.C.
Conservation group TRAFFIC said on Thursday that in the past 12 months a record number of large ivory seizures across the world have taken place.
Humans play a far greater role in the fate of African elephants than habitat, and human conflict in particular has a devastating impact on these largest terrestrial animals.
At Least 287 Rhinos Have Been Killed in South Africa as Crisis Escalates. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 Rhino poaching has reached alarming
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a recent surge in museum heists targeting rhinoceros horn, conservation and preservation organizations warn that the illegal trafficking of art and wildlife is a threat to the public, as well as the world's natural and cultural heritage.
The Ivory-billed Woodpecker, (Campephilus principalis), is a very large and extremely rare or extinct member of the woodpecker family, Picidae. It is officially listed as an endangered species, and until recently had widely been considered extinct. However one male bird has been reportedly sighted in Arkansas in 2004 and 2005. If its rediscovery is confirmed, this would make the Ivory-billed Woodpecker a lazarus species, a species that is rediscovered alive after being considered...