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  • ProtectionIf the coronavirus paralyzes the world, in particular by freezing economic activity, the fear it inspires is reflected in animals, but differently depending on whether they are wild or domestic…

    March 17, 2020


  • ProtectionThe Chester Zoo (north-west England) on Wednesday released rare images showing giant pangolins, the species most affected by the illegal animal trade in the world.

    February 14, 2019


  • ProtectionIllegal in France, Ortholan hunting remains, especially in the southwest. But a scientific study that shows the decline of the species in this region, the condemnation of the Landes hunters for the capture of birds and a request for an order from the European Union are signs for better protection of this small migratory bird.

    December 23, 2016


  • ProtectionA Vietnamese animal rights activist on Tuesday received the prestigious Goldman Prize for the Environment, dubbed the ‘Green Nobel’, for saving hundreds of pangolins, the world’s most hunted mammals.

    June 16, 2021


  • ProtectionNearly 126 tigers died in 2021 in Indian territory. A record number for this country which is home to a large population of tigers often victims of poaching and deforestation.

    December 30, 2021


  • ProtectionThe law banning the sale of ivory objects in Hong Kong took effect on Friday in the city long considered a hub for white gold smuggling.

    December 31, 2021


  • ProtectionThirty southern white rhinos have been introduced to Rwanda from South Africa, officials at Akagera National Park (east) announced on Monday, hailing the biggest ‘transfer in history’ for these endangered giants.

    November 29, 2021


  • ProtectionThe administration of President Joe Biden announced on Friday that it wanted to restore protection measures for endangered species that were substantially relaxed by the administration of his predecessor, Donald Trump.

    June 07, 2021


  • ProtectionRecognizable by the white rings drawn on their skin, Saimaa seals are found only in the lake district of Finland, close to the Russian border. If the site currently has 400 phocids, four times more than in the 1980s, this number is far from enough to guarantee the species’ survival…

    July 07, 2021


  • ProtectionThe Minister for Ecological and Solidarity Transition asked the mayor of Landes to step up the fight against poaching sparrows, which are still hunted in the department despite the bans. The measure is welcomed by the LPO, which recalls, however, that finches are also victims of illegal hunting.

    August 10, 2017


  • ProtectionAfter being apprehended by the authorities, 500 irradiated turtles are preparing to regain their freedom in Madagascar thanks to the work of local populations, but also of Soptom, a French association dedicated to the protection of reptiles.

    October 08, 2019


  • ProtectionSouth Africa’s rhinos are still threatened by poaching, which is increasingly rampant in the country’s private reserves.

    February 08, 2022


  • Protection100 elephants have been found dead in recent weeks in Botswana victims of a deadly wave of poaching, an independent NGO said Tuesday, strongly denied by the government that cried out disappointment.

    September 5, 2018


  • ProtectionLast Saturday, in Hong Kong, dozens of people disguised as bloody sharks demonstrated against “shark finning”, this fishing of sharks that consists of cutting them in the open sea to recover their fins before letting them die at the bottom of the sea. Water.

    June 13, 2017


  • ProtectionTwo elephant houses in Sri Lanka were forced to return 13 of the young animals stolen from wildlife parks to their alleged captors after a court order, officials said on Friday.

    September 13, 2021


  • ProtectionArgentina is carrying out a program in a park in the northeast of the country to reintroduce jaguars, whose presence has not been recorded for 70 years, and released a mother and her two cubs on Saturday, the NGO Rewilding reported on Saturday.

    April 19, 2021


  • ProtectionBangladeshi police have arrested a poacher wanted for nearly 20 years in the south of the country, where he allegedly killed around 70 endangered Bengal tigers.

    May 31, 2021


  • ProtectionArrested in Tanzania on January 25 for illegally possessing a shark fin, the captain of a fishing vessel, as well as the owner and his agent, have just been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

    December 15, 2018


  • ProtectionStop poachers before they have time to attack lions, elephants or tigers thanks to army-inspired intelligence techniques: that’s the gamble of the NGO Ifaw, tested in Kenya and repeated in India.

    December 14, 2018


  • ProtectionTwo men were arrested and arrested after the theft of ten lemurs and two tamarins from the Upie (Drôme) zoo, a judicial source said Wednesday, adding that eight lemurs were found safely.

    September 01, 2021


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