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“poaching”

Aug 27, 2015 12:45 PM ET
In three years, and in spite of efforts to stop the slaughter, more than 100,000 elephants were killed for their ivory. What stands in the way of ending illegal poaching?
Aug 26, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
More than two tons of ivory were crushed, in a country renowned for being a hub for illegal tusks.
Aug 25, 2015 12:50 PM ET // AFP
Hundreds of rare rhinos and other animals are fleeing flooding in India's northeast, raising fears of a rise in poaching during the exodus.
Aug 17, 2015 08:40 AM ET // AFP
The female rhino was attacked by poachers, who removed one of its horns and also killed the rhino's baby.
Aug 6, 2015 10:37 AM ET
Trophy hunting is popular among roughly 10 million Americans, who spend a lot of money to hunt big game. Given the danger of extinction so many species face, why is the practice still allowed?
Jul 20, 2015 03:50 PM ET // Discovery News
Officials hope the new system will put a serious dent in the number of killings of the endangered animals.
Jun 24, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
San Francisco-based firm, Pembient, wants to leverage their expertise in biotechnology to stop poaching. Continue reading →
Jun 19, 2015 02:52 PM ET // AFP
The crushing of ivory tusks is meant to show that the U.S. won't tolerate wildlife crimes.
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