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2009-10-19 10:00:00

A shocking decline in the Russian Federation's wild tiger population highlights the importance of eliminating trade in and demand for tiger parts, the International Tiger Coalition (ITC) said Oct 17.

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2009-10-05 12:18:46

Officials said on Monday that Malaysian wildlife authorities rescued a five-year old Malayan tiger, badly injured in a snare set up by poachers near the country's jungle border with Thailand.

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2009-07-27 15:20:00

The first ever overall nation-wide estimate of the tiger population brought a positive ray of hope among conservationists.

2009-07-23 08:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today praised the House of Representatives, including House Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Edward G.

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2009-07-16 12:55:00

A conservation coalition warned Wednesday that Malaysia is losing the battle to save its dwindling population of wild tigers.

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2009-07-10 13:40:48

Some experts say that tiger farming can help the large cat’s population flourish, although other experts argue that it would only fuel demand for illegal trade of the endangered cat’s pelts, bones and body.

2009-07-09 12:49:43

Three conservation groups say an increased demand for rhinoceros horns in Asia could soon lead to a 15-year high in rhino poaching figures. The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, the World Wide Fund for Nature and the Traffic monitoring network said in a joint news

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2009-07-09 12:41:50

Rhino poaching is expected to hit its highest levels in 15 years due to increased demand for the animals’ horns in Asia.

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2009-06-16 10:40:00

Environmental group WWF said on Monday that poachers might have used pineapples to poison and kill an endangered Sumatran elephant for its tusk.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'