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Investigation reveals a highly organised ivory trade across Asia and Africa

A new report uncovers the fact that Chinese ivory traffickers are present in virtually every African state, and operate at nearly every point along the supply chain.  

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news/2010_jan/elephants_zambia Trophy hunting is back in Zambia
Zambia’s 2013 ban on hunting has been lifted, its Minister of Tourism and Arts, Jean Kapata, has announced. This means hunting wildlife, with the exception of big cats, is now legal across the 19 hunting blocks.
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news/Great_white_shark_with_tag_Clinton_Duffy_DoC Great white shark project reveals surprising facts to NZ researchers
A 10-year project to find out more about the great white sharks that migrate through New Zealand waters has shed new light on the behaviour of this fearsome predator
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news/2010_jan/hen_harrier Leading shooting organisations call for hen harrier recovery plan

Despite calls for action to protect the beleagured bird of prey by organisations representing the grouse shooting industry, wildlife conservationists are yet to be convinced the two can co-exist

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news/Bee-eater_on_fence_at_Wydcombe,_Isle_of_Wight,_credit_National_Trust,_Andy_Butler Rare bee-eaters nest on the Isle of Wight for first time on record
A pair of colourful and rare bee-eaters, normally to be found in southern continental Europe, has set up home on National Trust land on the Isle of Wight.
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Every week we will feature a reader photo on our home page. This This week the congratulations goes to to Kevin Morgans’ dramatic image of a coastal brown #bear chasing salmon at Lake Clark in #Alaska. To see a larger copy of this photograph and past Photos of the Week and find out how to upload your own images, click HERE




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