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DNA testing pinpoints African elephant poaching hotspots

DNA testing on ivory seized from traffickers has identified two elephant poaching "hot spots" in Africa.


Resorting to extreme measures to deter rhino poaching

Resorting to extreme measures to deter rhino poaching.


Group warns against poaching activities in Ulu Muda Reserve

PETALING JAYA: A group of 11 conservation bodies are voicing concern over the future of the Ulu Muda Reserve in Kedah as a wildlife refuge following the recent discovery of poaching activities.


DNA testing pinpoints ivory poaching hotspots

By studying the DNA of seized ivory, wildlife conservationists have traced the hubs of elephant slaughter to Tanzania and Gabon in Africa.


Malaysia among 13 "tiger" nations in anti-poaching network

KATHMANDU: Thirteen countries which are home to the world's dwindling population of wild tigers Friday agreed to establish an intelligence-sharing network to fight traffickers, concluding an anti-poaching conference in Kathmandu.

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Chinese skipper avoids jail term in Japan coral poaching case

TOKYO (AFP) - A Japanese court on Monday slapped a Chinese skipper with a fine and suspended jail term for illegally poaching coral in Tokyo’s territorial waters.


Poaching is the biggest threat Malaysia’s tigers face

Thanks to the popularity of tiger parts in Chinese traditional medicine, poachers slip across our borders to lay snares for the animals.


Govt agencies join forces aiming for zero poaching by 2020

IPOH: The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Malaysia and various government agencies are aiming for a “zero poaching” status for the Belum-Temengor Forest Complex by 2020.


Major poaching ring crippled

KUALA LUMPUR: A group of poachers, including a plantation general manager, have been nab­bed by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) in a bust that may have crippled one of the major poaching syndicates in Kelantan.


Indonesians arrested over Sumatran tiger poaching

BENGKULU: Indonesian authorities have arrested two men on suspicion of poaching Sumatran tigers and seized a skin and bones taken from one of the rare animals, a national park official said Monday.