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Ongoing Mass Extinction Causing ‘Biological Annihilation,’ New Study Says

  A new study demonstrates that the populations of thousands of vertebrates, many of which have yet to raise concern, are decreasing, in addition to...

India Alarm Over Rising Tiger Deaths

  Wildlife activists have accused Indian authorities of a culture of secrecy around steadily rising tiger deaths. At least 67 tigers have died this year -...

African Great Ape Bushmeat Crisis Intensifies; Few Solutions in Sight

  Gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos edge toward extinction as access to African forests grows, and hungry urban and rural human populations rise. The word came in...

Hong Kong Officials Seize ‘Largest Ever’ Ivory Shipment Worth $9 Million

  The shipment weighing about 7.2 metric tons could be the world’s largest seizure of ivory tusks over the past 30 years, authorities say. On July...

The failure of the Middlemen: the Scourge of Development Compensation

  All over Southeast Asia, large iconic developments are sprouting up in spaces known for their natural assets, many of which support the traditional livelihoods...

Camera Trapping in The Trees

  Researchers are branching out from an established monitoring technology to study elusive canopy species Detecting elusive species Wildlife researchers are expanding the use of camera traps—remote...

India’s Assam State Moves to Fast Track Trials for Wildlife Crime

  Ten special courts have been set up to try cases of rhino poaching and other wildlife-related offenses. India’s northeastern state of Assam is taking steps...

As Habitat Fragmentation Increases, So Does Extinction Risk: Study

  After quantifying the extent of habitat fragmentation faced by 4,000 mammal species, researchers found higher levels of fragmentation predict greater risk of extinction. Researchers have...

Harry Potter May Have Sparked Illegal Owl Trade in Indonesia

  A new study suggests that the rise in owl trade in Indonesia is linked to the increasing popularity of the Harry Potter books and...

Rate of Human-Wildlife Conflict in India Has Researchers Making Urgent Appeals for Solutions

  Researchers in India are calling for measures to improve human-wildlife conflict management across the country after a study revealed the frequency with which clashes...
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