Conservation

Punishing rhino poachers much more severely stops them

NEWS AND OPINION: Rhino poaching has fallen by 63% in Namibia because fines dished out to poachers on their conviction…

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Pygmy hogs in India are in peril because of African swine fever outbreak

Pygmy hogs are the world's rarest wild pigs. They are also the world's smallest and they've been placed under a…

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Corals outplanted from the lab to the sea successfully

Laboratory grown coral has been successfully transplanted into the sea where they have survived and it is hoped that they…

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Green sea turtles rescued from poachers and returned to the sea

Kuta, Indonesia - NEWS AND OPINION: The Times reports on the rescue of two dozen green sea turtles from poachers.…

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Illegally released beavers can stay on the River Otter

This is a great decision by the current government. About 15 pairs of wild beavers are living on the River…

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Poisoning dingoes makes the survivors stronger and bigger

The argument by scientists who have published a research paper in the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, is that…

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Feral livestock, not feral cats, main cause of small native mammal decline in Top End, Australia

There is a fascinating write-up of a study about the declining numbers of small native mammal species, weighing up to…

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Shaza Morani – a celebrity in India who supports animal welfare

Shaza Morani is the daughter of India's renowned producer Karim Morani and his wife Zara Morani. Her sister, Zoa, is…

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Twenty-five percent of Britain’s native mammal species at risk of extinction

A new, regional, Red List of endangered species has been drawn up by the Mammal Society. It meets the international…

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Humans killed more animals in Australia than all the cats combined in 2019

I'm going to put the massive Australian bushfires of 2019 down to global warming. I don't think they would have…

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