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16. September 2013

Jetzt erschienen: Brunos Jagdfieber

Der bekannte österreichische Karikaturist und Tierschützer Bruno Haberzettl nimmt kein Blatt vor den Mund und die Jagd und die Jäger aufs Korn: Hat die Natur wirklich auf alkoholisierte Schwerbewaffnete gewartet, um wieder ins Lot...read more »

16. September 2013

South Africa: Non-Profit Organisations, Non-Governmental Organisations and Individuals Involved in Rhino Projects and Fundraisin

The Department of Environmental Affairs is inviting all non-profit organisations (NPOs), non-government organisations (NGOs), businesses and individuals involved in fighting rhino poaching to register with the department by 30 September 2013.read more »

16. September 2013

Rhino Horns Can Make You Sick, Vietnamese Moms to Be Warned

The Humane Society International is for the first time launching a major campaign to stop illegal wildlife trade in Southeast Asia, zeroing in on rhinoceros horns, which are sought after as purported cures for...read more »

16. September 2013

Rhino fund to help beat poachers

The Department of Environmental Affairs, in consultation with the National Treasury, is to establish a National Rhino Fund to coordinate the financing of anti-poaching initiatives in South Africa.read more »

16. September 2013

U.S. place white rhino on endangered species list

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has listed the southern white rhinoceros as an endangered species protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The agency said the move will protect not only the...read more »

16. September 2013

Minnesota Zoo gets national award for rhino conservation

After winning awards for exhibits the public actually sees, the Minnesota Zoo has gotten another for a major effort on the other side of the world.read more »

16. September 2013

US Lists White Rhinos In Endangered Species List To Curb Poaching

Initiating a step towards curbing the rampant poaching of rhinos, the United States has listed the southern white rhinoceros as ‘threatened’ under the Endangered Species Act.read more »

16. September 2013

Bail given in rhino case

TWENTY people arrested in a police operation into the theft of rhino horns and antiques from museums have been bailed until January.read more »

16. September 2013

Video: Lincoln Park Zoo's Baby Black Rhino Play With Boomer Ball

It's been a couple weeks since a critically endangered black rhinoceros was born at Lincoln Park Zoo and the male calf seems to be acclimating to his new surroundings well with the help of...read more »

16. September 2013

Hong Kong Bans Shark Fin Soup at Government Functions

Dried shark fins are the key ingredient in shark fin soup. (Photo: Choo Yut Shing)  We have some encouraging news for you out of Hong Kong – the government of Hong Kong announced that it...read more »

16. September 2013

BREAKING: Michigan and Indiana Activists Blockade Tar Sands Pipeline with Treesit

This morning the Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands (MICATS) set up a blockade of Enbridge Inc.’s expansion of tar sands pipeline 6b. This pipe—the same that ruptured in 2010 causing the largest and costliest...read more »

16. September 2013

Herakles-Palmölprojekt bedroht Artenviefalt

Die Firma Herakles sorgt mit ihrem Palmölplänen in Kamerun einmal mehr für Negativ-Schlagzeilen. Auf dem Gebiet, auf dem Herakles eine riesige Plantage für den Anbau von Palmöl anlegt, haben Forscher eine ausgesprochen hohe Artenvielfalt...read more »