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#poaching

From TheJournal.ie British soldier sent to Malawi on anti-poaching mission killed in reported incident with elephant Poaching

British soldier sent to Malawi on anti-poaching mission killed in reported incident with elephant

The British army announced it would deploy soldiers to Malawi to tackle the growing issue of poaching

From TheJournal.ie Poacher killed by elephant then eaten by lions in South Africa Africa

Poacher killed by elephant then eaten by lions in South Africa

Only the man’s skull and a pair of trousers were recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit Production

Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit

Some of these companies have already met with the BAI here in the last year.

From TheJournal.ie Leading ivory trade investigator murdered in Kenya Esmond Martin

Leading ivory trade investigator murdered in Kenya

Esmond Martin, aged 75, died after being stabbed at his house in a Nairobi suburb.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Zoo confident in its security as European zoos take extra steps to protect rhinos Poaching

Dublin Zoo confident in its security as European zoos take extra steps to protect rhinos

A rhino was shot dead and had its horns hacked off in a grisly poacher attack earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí search for poachers after deer found shot and decapitated in Meath Hunt

Gardaí search for poachers after deer found shot and decapitated in Meath

One deer was found dead and another had to be put down.

From TheJournal.ie The world's biggest ivory bonfire is happening right now Ashes To Ashes This post contains videos

The world's biggest ivory bonfire is happening right now

An estimated $100m worth of illegal ivory is being torched.

From TheJournal.ie Poachers stopped with half a tonne of tortoises and snakes Cambodia

Poachers stopped with half a tonne of tortoises and snakes

No arrests were made as the truck’s driver fled after being pulled over.

From TheJournal.ie The all-female poaching unit that's turning the tables and hunting the hunters Black Mambas

The all-female poaching unit that's turning the tables and hunting the hunters

“If you see the poachers you tell them not to try, tell them we are here and it is they who are in danger.”

From TheJournal.ie Dentist who shot Cecil didn't know the lion was a "known, local favourite" Sorry But

Dentist who shot Cecil didn't know the lion was a "known, local favourite"

Two men are due in court on poaching charges related to the lion’s death.

From TheJournal.ie American dentist who 'paid $50,000 to kill a lion with a crossbow' wanted by police See Lions
From TheJournal.ie Are Renua poaching Young Fine Gaelers by promising to run them in elections? Poaching

Are Renua poaching Young Fine Gaelers by promising to run them in elections?

A text reportedly from a Renua member was circulated this week.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish-backed company is making rhino horns to stop poaching You Don't Get The Horn

An Irish-backed company is making rhino horns to stop poaching

They plan to use them to destroy the demand for poaching.

From The42 'You never know' - TV3 remain coy on Johhny Giles rumours Hold It There

'You never know' - TV3 remain coy on Johhny Giles rumours

The pundit recently expressed his unhappiness with some of the treatment he received from RTÉ.

From TheJournal.ie Ten arrested after wild panda bear killed and skinned Poaching

Ten arrested after wild panda bear killed and skinned

Police found two brothers had shot the animal in forest near Zhaotong, a poverty-stricken city in China’s Yunnan province.

From TheJournal.ie How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa Man's Best Friend

How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa

They’re being used to track down poachers.

From TheJournal.ie Poachers turned gamekeepers: Rwanda looks to hunters to save mountain gorillas Endangered

Poachers turned gamekeepers: Rwanda looks to hunters to save mountain gorillas

The poachers say hunting was the only way to make a living.

From TheJournal.ie African elephants could quickly "be driven to extinction locally", warns conservation group Illegal Trade

African elephants could quickly "be driven to extinction locally", warns conservation group

CITES says that the number of elephants killed in the past three years is “far exceeding” the number born.

From TheJournal.ie Kenya's largest elephant has been killed by poachers Hunted Down

Kenya's largest elephant has been killed by poachers

Distressing images. Satao was one last surviving of the ‘great tuskers’.

From TheJournal.ie Video column: Is there a viable solution to ivory poaching? Insight

Video column: Is there a viable solution to ivory poaching?

There were approximately 10 million elephants in Africa at the turn of the 20th century. Today, thanks to widespread poaching, that number has dropped to 500,000.

From TheJournal.ie South Africa: 50 per cent increase in rhinos poached in 2013 Deaths

South Africa: 50 per cent increase in rhinos poached in 2013

More than 1,000 rhinos were poached last year, showing that numbers of poached animals are increasing year on year.

From TheJournal.ie British wildlife parks being targeted by rhino poachers Poaching

British wildlife parks being targeted by rhino poachers

An anonymous tip-off has led to increased police patrols.