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A conservationist working to save pangolins from the devastating multi-billion-dollar wildlife trade won a prestigious award for his role in rescuing over a thousand of one of the world’s most endangered creatures.
HANOI (AFP): A Vietnamese conservationist working to save pangolins from the devastating multi-billion-dollar wildlife trade won a prestigious award Tuesday (June 15) for his role in rescuing over a thousand of one of the world's most endangered creatures.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian government on Monday authorized the employment of the National Security Force (FNS) to protect the Yanomami indigenous people and their reservation lands for 90 days in the northern state of Roraima bordering Venezuela.
Many cases against wildlife this year involve protected bird species.
Intensive patrols are deterring poachers from our forest.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ranger Atul Deokar's walkie-talkie crackled one October night. He heard his colleagues' panicked voices shouting for back-up: They had been surrounded by 70 villagers armed with axes and sharpened sticks and demanding to hunt in India's protected Pench Tiger Reserve.
Standing under a thick green canopy in coastal Kenya’s Shim Hills, Mohamed Mwaramuno squints at his fellow forest ranger’s smartphone.
TAWAU: Stiffer penalties for wildlife crimes are no deterrent if there is no strict enforcement, says former state Tourism, Culture and Environment minister Datuk Christina Liew.
LENGGONG (Bernama): Wildlife traffickers in the country, especially poachers, will face fines of up to RM1mil once amendments to existing laws are passed and implemented by the government, said Energy and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Seri Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah.