Entries in Poaching (13)

Friday
Dec302016

Top 10: 2016 What We Learned

2016 has seen some bizarre and some wonderful turns of events. With increased tensions between nations and the continued war in Syria, there doesn’t seem much to be happy about this year. That’s is why Frontier is here to give you some reasons why 2016 has been an educational and uplifting year!

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Friday
Apr152016

The Huge Problem of Elephant Poaching

It’s another day in the calendar to recognise the plea of one of mankind’s favourite animals. Save The Elephants Day falls on April 16 and a huge surge in conservation and awareness is planned for the day.

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Friday
Mar112016

Rhino Poaching Has Repuslive Record Year

As one of the poster children for world animal conservation, the Rhino gets plenty of attention and plenty of column inches. But how much real help? How much real progress to protect it? Well, new figures published recently by the IUCN tell a chilling story.

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Thursday
Dec102015

Poaching Power: A Rarely Told Story

The death of Cecil earlier this year evoked outrage across the planet, with people up in arms over the death of one of Africa’s favourite lions. The killer, a dentist from Minnesota, endured the wrath of many, but the real villains are those that do not make the front pages.

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Monday
Dec072015

The Most Endangered Places In The World

We expand cities and our living space, forests are cut down because we need wood and land, coral reefs are being stepped on by millions of tourists every year. Where ever humans are, they leave their marks on the environment until it is almost too late. Here are the most endangered places on our planet.

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Monday
Nov162015

Stick Your Neck Out To Save The Giraffes 

Conservation has increased its importance over the last years. More organisations and governments are getting involved in raising awareness and supporting wildlife conservation. One of the animals which have caught their attention is the giraffe.

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Thursday
Nov122015

The Slow Loris Trade

We know about Dancing Bears and tigers or lions needing rescue from circuses, stories of large reptiles wrongly being held in small terrariums and overbred animals – but what about the Slow Loris? Do you know that millions of people have watched a video of this primate being tortured? Maybe you have too, ignorant of what you were seeing.

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Monday
Sep072015

The Elephant's Relationship with Humans

The elephant is a fascinating animal on many accounts. Not only are elephants exceptionally intelligent, they also have a strong sense of social responsibility and cooperation that is in many respects similar to ours.

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Tuesday
Oct152013

Poachers in Zimbabwe use cyanide in new form of illegal killing

A new form of poaching is finding its way into national parks across Zimbabwe.

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Monday
Jul082013

Obama launches initiative to combat illegal wildlife trafficking

According to the White House officials, President Obama will be launching a new major initiative in Tanzania, aimed at combating illegal wildlife trafficking.

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Thursday
Mar212013

Thai buddhist leaders pray for elephants

Thai Buddhist leaders prayed for poached elephants and call for an end to the use and trade of ivory.

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Tuesday
Feb192013

Black Rhino and Elephant Conservation in Zimbabwe

Black Rhinos were once a common sight throughout sub Saharan Africa, 200,000 of them used to roam the continent in 1960. Read about Frontier's Black Rhino and Elephant Conservation project in Zimbabwe.

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Friday
Dec142012

Science Club - Weekly News Round Up 

It's been another great week in our Science Club. We've had news that Costa Rica has become the first Latin American country to ban hunting as a sport and one of our writer's brought us the interesting news that some of our coffee maybe coming to us through a unique and controversial way.

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