Calls for man who killed 420 wedge-tailed eagles to face charges under wildlife act

Calls for man who killed 420 wedge-tailed eagles to face charges under wildlife act

Conservation groups have called for a Victorian landowner to face charges under the Wildlife Act, after he admitted to his part in killing 420 wedge-tailed eagles over an 18-month period in the Bairnsdale magistrates court last week. John Auer pleaded guilty to charges brought by the state Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions of misusing […]

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Two People Sent to Jail in Cambodia for Illegally Possessing Body Parts of Protected Wildlife

Two People Sent to Jail in Cambodia for Illegally Possessing Body Parts of Protected Wildlife

Two people in Cambodia have been sentenced to 26 months in jail each for possessing body parts of protected wild animals. It’s the first successful case like this since the Johor National Park was created 27 years ago. It’s also a success given that the illegal wildlife trade affects one-fifth of vertebrates on land. Wild animals clearly are in need of […]

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Proposed Bear River Development Would Be Detrimental to People and Birds

Proposed Bear River Development Would Be Detrimental to People and Birds

This week, Utah’s Department of Natural Resources released their 2019 update of the Bear River Development Feasibility Study. The study lays out 13 scenarios for developing 220,000 acre feet annually from the Bear River with storage for 400,000 to 600,000 acre feet. The proposed project would divert Bear River flows in the winter and during […]

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Manhunt launched after five lions killed on Northam farm

Manhunt launched after five lions killed on Northam farm

Limpopo police have launched a manhunt after five lions were killed on a farm in the Northam area. Preliminary investigations suggested the lions might have been fed poison-laced chicken by the suspects who gained entry onto the farm by cutting a fence, according to police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo. “The lions were discovered on Wednesday […]

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