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Back a Ranger & Help Stop Wildlife Crime

Back a Ranger & Help Stop Wildlife Crime

Emily Deemer August 17, 2013 1

WWF calls rangers the “unsung heroes of conservation,” bravely working as the first line of defense to protect the world’s most endangered species from poachers in the illegal wildlife trade.  If you’ve been lucky

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Will Evolution Be the New Antipoaching Tool?

Will Evolution Be the New Antipoaching Tool?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 25, 2013 19

Despite antipoaching patrols, increased arrests, relocation and unmanned security drones, it seems we’re losing the battle against wildlife poachers. Already in the first six months of 2013, for example, in South Africa alone, 428

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Indian Rhino Numbers Are Up, But Will Preserves Ultimately Help Poachers?

Indian Rhino Numbers Are Up, But Will Preserves Ultimately Help Poachers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 9, 2013 7

On the flood plains of the Brahmaputra River in Assam, India, lies Kaziranga National Park, one of the last areas in the eastern part of the country to be undisturbed by human presence. Here,

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Rhinos Poached to the Brink

Rhinos Poached to the Brink

Lisa Poppleton October 16, 2012 0

A recent article in the South African newspaper Times Live reported that two poachers were sentenced to 29 years each in prison for killing a rhino and its calf in Kruger National Park.  The

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Video: Snow Leopards Tagged in Afghanistan for the First Time

Video: Snow Leopards Tagged in Afghanistan for the First Time

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 13, 2012 19

In a country that has seen war for more than 30 years, you’d expect to find very little megafauna left. That’s why the world was surprised when it was recently learned that in the

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Bhutan Takes Measures Against Wildlife Poaching

Bhutan Takes Measures Against Wildlife Poaching

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 20, 2012 11

By any measure, Bhutan is a spiritual place, known for how it assesses the quality of life of its citizens, phrased as “gross national happiness (GNH).” The term, in fact, was coined in 1972

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Rhino poaching reaches all-time high in South Africa

Rhino poaching reaches all-time high in South Africa

Wendy Redal February 15, 2011 1

Despite global efforts to protect the endangered rhinoceros population, WWF has announced that rhino poaching in South Africa is more rampant than ever, doubling annually in the last three years. WWF is engaged in

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