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Japanese man held for wildlife smuggling in Indonesia

Jakarta - A Japanese man has been arrested in Indonesia for allegedly trying to smuggle hundreds of reptiles out of the archipelago, including snakes, lizards and turtles, authorities and environmentalists said Friday.

Florida wildfires forcing wildlife from their natural habitats

Tampa - Florida wildfires continue to burn, leaving homeowners worried over the necessity of evacuating and firefighters in danger of serious injury as they battle to contain the blazes. Now, there is an added risk to everyone - Wildlife fleeing the fires.

Malaysia seizes big shipment of rhino horns at airport

Sepang - Enforcement officials in Malaysia have seized 18 rhinoceros horns imported from Mozambique, weighing 51.4 kg and worth 13.7 million ringgit ($3.1 million), a senior customs official said Monday.

Nepal's rhinos on road to recovery with cross-country move

- All hell broke loose as the one-horned rhino stepped out of the crate, the powerful male charging elephant-mounted mahouts relocating him to a new home in Nepal's far west in the hope of shoring up the vulnerable species.

Rare one-horned rhino killed by poachers in Nepal

Kathmandu - Poachers have shot dead a one-horned rhinoceros at a national wildlife park in Nepal, officials said Sunday, spotlighting the threat faced by the rare animals.

Rare one-horned rhino killed by poachers in Nepal

Kathmandu - Poachers have shot dead a one-horned rhinoceros at a national wildlife park in Nepal, officials said Sunday, spotlighting the threat faced by the rare animals.

Rare one-horned rhino killed by poachers in Nepal

Kathmandu - Poachers have shot dead a one-horned rhinoceros at a national wildlife park in Nepal, officials said Sunday, spotlighting the threat faced by the rare animals.

Five frozen, gutted tigers found in Vietnam

Five frozen tigers have been discovered in a Vietnamese man's freezer with their organs removed, according to official reports Tuesday, in a country seen as a global hub for the illegal wildlife trade.

Wild elephant kills Indian tourist in Nepal

Kathmandu - A wild elephant killed an Indian tourist in Nepal's largest national park on Tuesday in the second deadly attack in recent months.

Vietnam destroys huge ivory, rhino horn cache

Hanoi - Vietnam destroyed a huge stockpile of ivory and rhino horn Saturday, urging the public to stop consuming illegal wildlife products driving several species towards extinction.

Two tonnes of ivory seized in Vietnam

Hanoi - Around two tonnes of ivory hidden in a timber shipment from Mozambique has been seized in Vietnam, customs authorities said Friday, the second large haul of the illegally-trafficked product in a week.

World governments urge end to domestic ivory markets

Miami - In a bid to stop the killing of elephants for their tusks, world governments voted at a major conservation conference to urge the closure of all domestic ivory markets.

Bird friendly gardens can cause more harm than good

Plenty of books and magazine articles encourage people to design their gardens in different ways to attract more birds. A new study suggests this can often causes harm to birds.

Cambodia seizes 600 kilograms of ivory from Africa

Phnom Penh - Cambodian customs Friday seized more than 600 kilograms of illegal ivory in a container packed with corn that had languished unclaimed at a port for two years after being shipped from Africa.

Mystery of missing Jai, India's most beloved tiger

Mumbai - A massive search operation is underway in India for the country's most famous tiger, with millions of adoring fans worried sick about the big cat known as Jai who went missing three months ago.

Kenya's jumbo 'ele-fence' to stop human-wildlife conflict

- Machete in hand, Kenyan farmer Paul Njoroge points at the broken branches and giant footprints where elephants trampled his bananas, maize, potatoes and sugar cane.

Exotic pet trade sends Florida bird rescues soaring

Miami - In this small animal hospital perched on Miami's sun-splashed harbor, some of the most exotic creatures fly in and out of Carla Zepeda's life.

Singapore destroys tonnes of illegal ivory

Singapore - Singapore on Monday crushed and burnt almost eight tonnes of ivory confiscated over two years to try to deter smugglers as activists called for tighter enforcement.Over 2,700 elephant tusks weighing 7.

France seizes 350 kg of ivory

Ivry-sur-seine - French customs said Wednesday that officers had seized over 350 kilogrammes (770 pounds) of elephant tusks in recent weeks, the biggest haul of ivory in the country in ten years.

US announces near-total ban on African elephant ivory trade

Washington - The US authorities announced a near-total ban on the trade of African elephant ivory on Thursday, finalizing a years-long push to protect the endangered animals.

S. African elephant charges action hero Schwarzenegger

Johanesburg - Hollywood action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger has admitted that "some of us had to change our pants" after an elephant charged a vehicle he was in while on safari in South Africa.

Killer hippos spread fear among fishermen in Senegal rivers

Ta - Lying in hospital with bloodied bandages over the deep gashes in his legs, Senegalese fisherman Ali Fall recalls the moment a hippopotamus tried to kill him as he hauled in nets in a local river.

Kenya lights world's biggest ivory bonfire, demands tusk trade ban

Nairobi - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to the world's biggest ivory bonfire Saturday, after demanding a total ban on trade in tusks and horns to end "murderous" trafficking and prevent the extinction of elephants in the wild.

Kenya demands total ivory ban to stop elephant slaughter

Nanyuki - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday demanded a total ban on trade in ivory to end trafficking and prevent the extinction of elephants in the wild."To lose our elephants would be to lose a key part of the heritage that we hold in trust.

Kenya's mega ivory piles 'will burn even if it snows'

Nairobi - Eleven towering piles of ivory rise above the savannah grasslands of Nairobi National Park, ready to be burned Saturday in a symbolic grand gesture against the trade threatening elephants with extinction.

Tracking elephants as new railway cuts Kenya

Voi - Dangling from a helicopter with a high powered rifle, a Kenyan vet fires drugged darts at elephants to sedate them so they can be fitted with satellite collars.Ten minutes after the elephant is darted, the lumbering creature stumbles, and falls asleep....

Ivory trucks arrive in Kenyan capital for mass burning

Nairobi - Truckloads of elephant tusks arrived in the Kenyan capital Friday, collected from across the east African nation ahead of the world's biggest burning of ivory later this month.

Sights of spring along a Hertfordshire waterway Special

Stanstead - Spring, as they say, has sprung and what better time to explore the delights of the English countryside? Digital Journal's London-based reporter takes a wander along the River Lee.

Successful reintroduction of the lynx in Spain

Madrid - A successful captive breeding program has tripled numbers of lynx in Spain. Based on this, attempts may be undertaken to reintroduce the cat into the U.K.

Kenya ivory amnesty ahead of record-breaking tusk burning

Nairobi - Kenya on Wednesday launched a three-week amnesty to hand in ivory and rhino horn ahead of the world's biggest burning of ivory next month.
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