By Archiver
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 10:39

The Mozambican government expects to import 7,000 wild animals from neighbouring countries into national parks and reserves by 2019, a source of the National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC) has told Lusa.

ANAC Acting Director of Conservation and Community Development Services Armindo Aramani said that the total number of wild animals moved from neighbouring countries since the repopulation of Mozambique’s parks and nature reserves began in 2001 will next year stand at about 15,000.

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By Archiver
Sat, 10/13/2018 - 08:20
  • China implemented a full ivory ban at the end of 2017, while Hong Kong announced it would only completely phase out domestic ivory trade by 2021.
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By Archiver
Mon, 10/08/2018 - 10:10

In 2003, enterprising criminals in Southeast Asia realized that they could exploit a loophole in South Africa’s hunting laws to move rhino horns legally across international borders. Normally, North Americans and Europeans account for the bulk of South Africa’s rhino hunting permits. But that year, 10 Vietnamese “hunters” quietly applied as well.

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By Archiver
Mon, 10/08/2018 - 09:29

Vietnam has seized around a ton of pangolin scales and ivory hidden inside dozens of boxes on a flight from Nigeria, state media reported, a haul highlighting the illegal wildlife trade routes connecting Africa and Southeast Asia.

Both the ivory and pangolin trade have been banned in Vietnam. But weak law enforcement in the communist state has allowed a black market to flourish and feed into a global multibillion dollar industry in animal parts and exotic pets.

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By Naturenomics Team
Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:33
Asian elephants were never as abundant as their African cousins, and today they are even more endangered than African elephants. At the turn of the century.
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By Naturenomics Team
Thu, 10/13/2016 - 09:19
Elephants are among the most majestic animal species on this planet. They have long been revered as a living embodiment of wisdom, grace, and dignity. These animals typically live inmatriarchal herds, headed by the eldest and most experienced female. They share profound bonds with one another and have been documented grieving when a loved one dies.
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