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African elephant is the largest land animal on Earth. It is bigger than its Asian cousin, and can be differentiated from the latter by the size of the ears, in both cases used to keep the animal cool. Actually, even without natural predators, African elep...

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From the beginning of the new international orders, with the creation of the United Nations (1945), there has been total freedom for the States in matters of poaching and wild animals’ life. This has brought to a situation where many of the most importa...

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Ivory trade has led to endangerment of species, resulting in restrictions and bans. Ivory was formerly used to make trinkets, jewellery and other decorative items because of the white colour it presents. Elephant ivory has been exported from Africa and As...

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According to Doris Lin, an animal rights attorney and the Director of Legal Affairs for the Animal Protection League of New Jersey, poaching can be defined as “the illegal taking of wildlife, in violation of local, state, federal or international law”...

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A single person CAN make the difference. . . In a pastoral community where women are traditionally expected to defer to their husbands and keep their opinions private, a 16-year-old Ekiru insisted on attending community meetings that were normally the pre...

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Former fugitive Feisal Mohamed Ali was last evening jailed for 20 years and ordered to pay Sh20 million in a stunning judgement, a magistrate said should send a drastic message against international trade in animal trophies in defence of endangered animal...

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African Elephants, Rhinos and other wildlife species are endangered by poaching and international ivory trade, unfortunately this problem is still very actual. Protecting the world wildlife and the global environment is essential, and to avoid the extinct...

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The Ministry of Environment and Forests accorded highest protection to the Asian Elephant in India. There are now national Guidelines about this topics: Ownership certificate Transportation of elephants Norms and standard for transportation Housing of ele...

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Today we celebrate the sixth World Rhino Day. Unfortunately it remains a day without much to celebrate. In fact, for this animal the 2015 it was an annus horribilis: more than 1,300 specimens have been killed by poachers in Asia and Africa. In the last ni...

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It ended last week the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Johannesburg. This is a very important opportunity for many species, to ensure that laws and re...

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