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Rhinos Poached to the Brink

Rhinos Poached to the Brink

Lisa Poppleton October 16, 2012 0

A recent article in the South African newspaper Times Live reported that two poachers were sentenced to 29 years each in prison for killing a rhino and its calf in Kruger National Park.  The

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Wildlife on Candid Camera

Wildlife on Candid Camera

Lisa Poppleton September 12, 2012 0

One of the features on the newly redesigned website of The World Wildlife Fund that I have enjoyed is the camera trap photo galleries from the Amazon, Russia, Nepal, and Ecuador. To obtain data

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World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day

Wendy Redal August 12, 2012 0

Elephants have had a bad year, especially in the Central African nation of Cameroon. Earlier in 2012, a band of heavily armed poachers invaded Bouba N’Djida National Park, killing more than 300 elephants for

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A New Refuge for the World’s Rarest Cat

A New Refuge for the World’s Rarest Cat

Lisa Poppleton July 12, 2012 0

Only 30-35 Amur leopards remain in the wild.  Through establishment of a new national park in the Russian Far East, The Land of the Leopard, the World Wildlife Fund and its partners have joined

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WWF Nepal Launches Conservation Drones

WWF Nepal Launches Conservation Drones

Lisa Poppleton June 28, 2012 0

On June 12, 2012, World Wildlife Fund Nepal successfully tested two drones designed to monitor animals and keep a lookout for poachers in Chitwan National Park.  With a two-meter wingspan and a 25-km range, the

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World Wildlife Fund Plays Tag and Ana is IT

World Wildlife Fund Plays Tag and Ana is IT

Lisa Poppleton June 19, 2012 0

Turtle tagging is not a slow version of the classic children’s game, but a satellite tracking program supported by the World Wildlife Fund to better understand the movements of green and black sea turtles

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