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Bracell Launches ‘One to One’ Commitment to Support Conservation of Areas of Native Vegetation and Forest in Brazil

Company commits to one hectare of conservation area for every hectare of plantation by 2025 Several partnerships put in place to support achievement of target SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Med...

Man arrested for illegally hunting endangered mountain hawk-eagle in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Pingtung man has been arrested for illegally hunting highly endangered mountain hawk-eagles in order to sell their prized feathers. After the Seventh Special Police C...

'Baby boot camp' exercises critically endangered orangutan

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The 2-month-old critically endangered orangutan, still so tiny that infant-sized diapers hung loosely in front of his belly, clung tightly to a caretaker’s fingers as she lifted him...

Indonesian court sends to jail elephant poacher and traders

IDI, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court on Wednesday handed down prison sentences for five men accused of being involved in killing a Sumatran elephant and illegally trading its ivory, as local cons...

Russian lawmaker charged with killing elk, alleges politics

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian lawmaker from the Communist Party has been charged with illegal hunting for killing an elk, his lawyer told reporters Monday. Kremlin critic Valery Rashkin, ...

South Africa seizes rhino horns to be smuggled to Malaysia

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African customs officials have seized more than $3.5 million worth of rhino horns at the O.R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Thursday. A shi...

Coronavirus: South Asia sees rise in poaching during lockdowns

Over the past few months, South Asian nations have enforced lockdowns to varying degrees to combat the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus. During this period, forest authorities in India, Nepal and...

Coronavirus: South Asia sees rise in poaching during lockdowns

Over the past few months, South Asian nations have enforced lockdowns to varying degrees to combat the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus. During this period, forest authorities in India, Nepal and...

Endangered gorilla in New Orleans expecting 1st baby

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One of the critically endangered gorillas in the New Orleans’ zoo is expecting her first baby, and already is being trained with a “doll" to hold her future offspring. ...

Coronavirus lockdowns increase poaching in Asia, Africa

NEW DELHI (AP) — A camera trap photo of an injured tigress and a forensic examination of its carcass revealed why the creature died: a poacher’s wire snare punctured its windpipe and sapped its streng...

Man faces fines for lobster hunting off coast of Taiwan’s Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man surnamed Lee was caught hunting lobsters off the coast of Taiwan’s northern city of Keelung on Friday night (July 26), Taiwan’s Coast Guard said Saturday, acc...

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger t...

Rhino poaching suspect killed by elephant, eaten by lions

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police and park officials say a suspected rhinoceros poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and had his body eaten by lions. Kruger National P...

Orangutan conservation bears fruit on Borneo

Warden Nor Emel Farnida Biniti Jaddil ranges through the Semenggoh Wildlife Center, surveying the treetops. Located in Sarawak, in Malaysian Borneo, this is one of just four orangutan rehabilitation c...

Professor Fiona? Famed baby hippo an educational force

CINCINNATI (AP) — Just call her Professor Fiona. The Cincinnati Zoo's famous premature baby hippo does more than delight social media fans and help sell a wide range of merchandise. ...