Stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade: Animal populations fall by 62% where wildlife trade occurs, study reveals

Stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade: Animal populations fall by 62% where wildlife trade occurs, study reveals

A major analysis of hundreds of species of animals has revealed the huge toll the world’s booming wildlife trade is taking on the natural world. Without urgent action, the world is facing “rampant trade-induced declines” of mammals, birds and reptiles, the authors of the research said. In places where the wildlife trade is active, species have […]

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For border-crossing Thai tigers, the forest on the other side isn’t as green

For border-crossing Thai tigers, the forest on the other side isn’t as green

Big cats require big home ranges. In February 2016, a young male Indochinese tiger (Panthera tigris corbetti) walked from Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary in western Thailand to Kayin state in Myanmar. After crossing mountains, rivers, roads and national borders over the course of its 170-kilometer (105-mile) journey, he ventured out of the forest into […]

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POLL: Should wolves be classified as predators to allow year-round hunting?

POLL: Should wolves be classified as predators to allow year-round hunting?

Wolf hunting in Montana may see some significant changes. According to reports, multiple bills are being considered in the state right now that implement serious changes for wolf management. According to one of the lawmakers behind these bills, the state has seen a significant increase in the number of wolves. The bills include proposals such […]

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Alleged poachers walk free from justice because police failed to summon them

Alleged poachers walk free from justice because police failed to summon them

Around a dozen alleged poachers have dodged justice because police failed to summon them to court for more than two years. Police and court sources told Times of Malta that an internal police probe is being conducted into the Environmental Protection Unit, which handles hunting and trapping crimes, after several court cases fell through this […]

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