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2015-02-20 16:24:19

LUSAKA, Zambia, Feb.

lizards black market
2015-01-16 09:24:20

Rafe Brown, curator-in-charge of the herpetology division at the University of Kansas (KU) Biodiversity Institute, loves the ecological paradise that is the Philippines, but spends too little of his time in the tropical forests and too much of it in the backstreets of Manila, seeking out people who are severely mistreating animals for profit. During one search, he and his colleagues found two previously unknown species of water monitor lizard.

angkor wat
2014-12-29 12:16:26

One of the world’s most spectacular historical sites could now have a future full of remarkable wildlife too, as conservationists try to restore the forests around Cambodia’s Angkor Wat to the teeming levels of animal life that they once had.

2014-12-10 16:22:40

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) today appealed to Secretary of State John Kerry and Dana J.

2014-08-27 00:20:22

"Chinese traffickers are present in virtually every African range state, and operate at nearly every point along the ivory supply chain," according to new report WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-07-02 12:22:50

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the

2014-04-21 08:23:04

"Ivory's Curse: The Militarization and Professionalization of Poaching in Africa" reveals similarity between the illicit networks that enable terrorism, weapons, human trafficking, and ivory commercialization WASHINGTON,

2014-02-21 23:21:36

Global wildlife trade among the most profitable illicit enterprises along with drug and gun running, reports Born Free USA CEO Washington, D.C.

2014-02-20 23:31:26

The investigative reporting website, 100Reporters, is expanding its outreach to anonymous tipsters willing to provide information about crimes against wildlife, thanks to a new partnership with


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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