Gone are the days when a “Save the Rhino” advert was enough. Only about 25,000 rhinos are left in the wild, and thanks to poaching the species is critically endangered. Now, in an effort to drive down demand, conservationists are working on campaigns to understand what makes rhino horn consumers tick.
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Sunday 10 June 2012
Decades of legal and illegal agricultural exploitation have brought western Europe's most important wetland to crisis point
Sunday 01 April 2012
Landmarks and buildings around the world were plunged into darkness yesterday as part of a campaign against climate change.
Randy 'Macho Man' Savage: Wrestler who vied with Hulk Hogan as leading performer in the rise of the World Wrestling Federation
Saturday 25 June 2011
In the mid-1980s, Hulk Hogan was the main man as the World Wrestling Federation soared into mainstream popularity. But after Hogan, the Worldwide Wrestling Federation's most valuable performer was probably Randy "Macho Man" Savage.
Friday 10 June 2011
When Elizabeth became the Queen, he was forced to quit his job in the Navy, and became depressed for months
Wednesday 08 June 2011
The Government’s vision for protecting England’s environment over the next 50 years was criticised yesterday by environmental groups and rural campaigners, who said the plans were too vague and over-reliant on volunteers to repair the damage previously done to nature.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
A conservation charity has recorded footage of 12 critically endangered Sumatran tigers, including a mother playing with her cubs, in a forest it claims is due to be cleared by loggers.
Monday 09 May 2011
WWF warns the animals' habitat on Sumatra is at danger from loggers.
Sunday 08 May 2011
Britain has slipped eight places to 28th for the production of clean technology, such as recycling plants and biofuels, over the past two years.
Monday 11 April 2011
Friday 08 April 2011
Beady Eye's choice of song for their charity release in support of the Japanese disaster relief effort is more than appropriate.
Friday 25 March 2011
Lights will switch off around the globe tomorrow for the fifth annual Earth Hour.
Sunday 20 March 2011
Tuesday 08 February 2011
Heavily armed men have kidnapped six volunteers from WWF-India who were counting the tiger population at a reserve in India's remote north-east, an official from the conservation group said yesterday.
Sunday 30 January 2011
Cutting out almost all meat from the nation's diet could help reduce greenhouse emissions, a new report out today claims.
Thursday 25 November 2010
The unlikely pairing of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and the Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio emerged this week as they became figureheads in the battle to save the tiger at a summit in St Petersburg.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
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