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Coronavirus lockdowns increase poaching in Asia, Africa
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Coronavirus lockdowns increase poaching in Asia, Africa

NEW DELHI (AP) — A camera trap photo of an injured tigress and a forensic examination of its carcass revealed…
Threatened species hit hard by Australia’s bushfires
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Threatened species hit hard by Australia’s bushfires

Australia’s bushfires have burned more than half the known habitat of 100 threatened plants and animals, including 32 critically endangered…
In northwest Spain, conservation efforts pay off as bears thrive
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In northwest Spain, conservation efforts pay off as bears thrive

Daylight is only just breaking over Spain’s Cantabrian Mountains and already a dozen enthusiasts are up and about in the…
Tiny penguin’s clean bill of health after epic NZ-Australia swim
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Tiny penguin’s clean bill of health after epic NZ-Australia swim

A tiny penguin that made the mammoth journey from New Zealand to Australia has been nursed back to health and…
Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction
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Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction

Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing…
Gentle giraffes threatened with ‘silent extinction’
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Gentle giraffes threatened with ‘silent extinction’

For most of his life as a Samburu warrior, Lesaiton Lengoloni thought nothing of hunting giraffes, the graceful giants so…
500 endangered vultures die in Botswana after eating poisoned elephants
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500 endangered vultures die in Botswana after eating poisoned elephants

More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana,…
Plastic microparticles threaten unique Galapagos fauna
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Plastic microparticles threaten unique Galapagos fauna

Armed only with gloves and large sacks, park rangers and volunteers are battling the scourge of plastic waste blighting the…
Malaysia makes record 30-tonne pangolin seizure
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Malaysia makes record 30-tonne pangolin seizure

Malaysian authorities have made a record seizure of about 30 tonnes of pangolins and their scales worth some $2 million…
World’s largest king penguin colony declines by nearly 90%
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World’s largest king penguin colony declines by nearly 90%

  The world’s largest colony of king penguins has shrunk by almost 90% in the last three decades, researchers said…
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