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Abohar sanctuary gets buffer zone

Protected species in Asia's largest open wildlife sanctuary, spread over 188 square kilometres, had been facing the threat of poaching and attacks by stray dogs, besides poor upkeep of water tanks, especially in summer.

Elephant corridors proposed to check man-animal conflict

Focus on re-establishing elephant corridors has come as a boon to villages along forest borders, especially in Hassan district, where forest land has been fragmented, leading to a rise in man-animal conflicts.

WII confirmed tigers poached by Bawaria were from Corbett


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In Tamil Nadu, electric fences kill more jumbos than poachers

A few decades ago, forest bandit Veerappan wreaked havoc with the wild elephants in southern states, particularly Tamil Nadu.Now man-made electric fences are killing approximately four times more of these majestic creatures than those that poachers' we...

Leopard rescued from poachers’ trap in West Bengal

An adult male leopard which fell into a trap laid by poachers was rescued by forest officials in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Saturday.

Elephant shot, tail chopped off in Assam


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Pangolins face extinction in India, wildlife body warns

On the eve of World Pangolin Day, a wildlife body on Friday highlighted the extreme impact caused by poaching and illegal trade of the species and stressed the need for coordinated action to save the pangolins from extinction. TRAFFIC India said the su...

Major ivory network dismantled in Congo, WWF says

Authorities in Congo have dismantled a major ivory network, arresting three traffickers in a blow to poaching operations that threaten the survival of the African forest elephant, the conservation group WWF said. Officials also seized 30 kilograms of i...

Unlucky in love, elephant damages 15 cars in southern China

The elephant wandered out of a nature reserve and started playing with cars parked along a highway, slightly damaging more than a dozen vehicles. Authorities said the animal had recently lost to another male elephant in a battle for the affections of a...

Elephant goes on rampage in Siliguri, smashes cars homes

A wild elephant rampaged through West Bengal's Siliguri town on Wednesday, smashing homes and sending frightened residents running. As the panicked elephant ran amok, trampling parked cars and motorbikes, crowds of people gathered to watch from balconies and roof tops. 








Victory for WildLeaks! Green Mile Safari Accused of Poaching in Tanzania

In 2016 Elephant Action League – through our whistleblower program WildLeaks – received videos showing illegal and cruel trophy hunting in Tanzania committed by the safari company called Green Mile Safari Co. Ltd. Among the shocking violations in the Green Mile videos are hunting with automatic weapons, having children hunt with automatic weapons, gunning down...

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Train Plows Into Elephant Herd in India, Killing 5 Animals

The authorities say the train driver was going too fast and ignored villagers who were waving flashlights to urge him to slow down.
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Speeding Train Plows Into Elephants in India, Killing 5 Animals

The authorities say the train driver was going too fast and ignored villagers who were waving flashlights to urge him to slow down.
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Speeding Train Plows Into Elephants in India, Killing 5 Animals

The authorities say the train driver was going too fast and ignored villagers who were waving flashlights to urge him to slow down.
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Kenya:Prominent Ivory Trade Investigator Killed in Nairobi Home

[Deutsche Welle] World-renowned ivory investigator Esmond Bradley Martin has been found dead in his home with a stab wound to the neck. Martin had spent decades tracing the trade of ivory and rhino horns from Africa to Asian markets.
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Kenya:Ivory Trade Investigator Found Dead in Karen, Nairobi

[Nation] A world-renowned ivory investigator has been killed at his home in Karen, Nairobi, police said.
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Top ivory investigator murdered in Kenya

Esmond Bradley Martin, whose groundbreaking investigations helped the fight against elephant poaching, died after being stabbed at home in NairobiA well-known American ivory-trade investigator, who pioneered efforts to combat elephant and rhino poachin...
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Top ivory investigator murdered in Kenya

Esmond Bradley Martin, whose groundbreaking investigations helped the fight against elephant poaching, died after being stabbed at home in NairobiA well-known American ivory-trade investigator, who pioneered efforts to combat elephant and rhino poachin...
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Nigeria:Thailand Seizes Nigeria’s Smuggled Ivory As Rescued Chimpanzees Face Uncertain Future

[Guardian] Ivory worth 15 million baht ($469,800) smuggled from Nigeria has been seized in Thailand, customs officials said.Three elephant tusks and 31 ivory pieces weighing a combined 148 kilograms were seized at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in ...
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South Africa:Policewoman Provides Gifts to Help Grandmother, Baby

[News24Wire] A fluffy grey elephant, pink-frilled clothing, soothing creams and nourishing formula are amongst the gifts from the heart given by an Eastern Cape police captain to an elderly granny taking care of her tiny granddaughter.
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Overwhelming response to UK ivory surrender to protect elephants

Publication Date:  Feb 2 2018 Image:  An ivory surrender to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the i...
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Overwhelming response to UK ivory surrender to protect elephants

Publication Date:  Feb 2 2018 Image:  An ivory surrender to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the i...
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