The United States has done it. The Philippines and China too. Even Hong Kong has said it will destroy some of its contraband ivory. But ahead of a conservation conference in London next month where world leaders will descend to seek a solution to wildlife crime, the debate about the future of stockpiles is set to heat up.
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Saturday 20 November 2010
Thursday 11 November 2010
Google's 23,000 employees around the world will each get a 10 per cent pay rise in the new year, the latest move in what the internet giant has called "a war for talent" in the technology industry.
Saturday 06 November 2010
Sunday 31 October 2010
The most convincing solution so far to the mystery of what happened to the Emperor, the legendary red deer of Exmoor, emerged last night. The well-known Devon film maker Johnny Kingdom told two Sunday newspapers that he has identified the final moments of the stag's demise.
Sunday 31 October 2010
Thursday 21 October 2010
The Indian Prime Minister has given a commitment to save the tiger. Everyone wants to save it. But the question is, are they doing enough? It is quite clear that they are not, because they have been unable to stop the decline. There are some things that are working, some that are not, but it's not proving enough.
Friday 08 October 2010
Sparring bull elephants, leaping impala, graceful leopards and black rhinos will be released into the Cork Street Gallery, London, on 11 October by Hamish Mackie, one of Britain’s top wildlife sculptors.
Friday 24 September 2010
State sixth-formers should be offered funded places at private schools, a leading headmaster said today.
Thursday 23 September 2010
South African police have arrested 11 suspected members of a major rhino poaching ring which they said had been linked to many rhino poaching incidents.
Saturday 18 September 2010
Saturday 11 September 2010
Saturday 21 August 2010
Avram Grant, the West Ham United manager, has reacted strongly after being criticised by Steve Cotterill for recruiting staff from Portsmouth following their relegation from the Premier League.
Sunday 08 August 2010
Saturday 07 August 2010
A Philippine court has fined and sentenced 13 Vietnamese poachers to several months in prison after they were caught two years ago trying to flee with 101 critically endangered turtles, a conservationist group said yesterday.
Tuesday 15 June 2010
Amid constitutional chaos and political uncertainty, officials in Nepal have been forced to turn their attention to the country's threatened wildlife, revealing that at least 28 rhinos have died in the last year. More than half of the endangered animals were killed by poachers, in a national park supposedly guarded by troops.
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