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A Team of Conservationists Has Been Killed in an Ambush in Cambodia

A Team of Conservationists Has Been Killed in an Ambush in Cambodia
(January 31, 2018) (PHNOM PENH, Cambodia) — A forest protection ranger, a military police officer and a conservation worker have been killed in an ambush in northeastern Cambodia where illegal logging and smuggling are rife.Keo Sopheak, a senior environmental official in Mondulkiri province, said the three-person team was attacked late Tuesday afternoon after patrolling in the Keo Siema wildlife conservation sanctuary. The dead civilian was a Cambodian employee of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Soc...

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Call for Section 44 on illegal domestication of wild elephants

Call for Section 44 on illegal domestication of wild elephants
(October 11, 2016)   -   Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has invoked Section 44 of the interim charter to prevent the smuggling of wild elephants and unlawfully turning them into domesticated elephants...

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Burmese Star Tortoise Suspects Arrested After Facebook Investigation

Burmese Star Tortoise Suspects Arrested After Facebook Investigation
(December 31, 2015)   -   After receiving words from the Burmese government about 188 Burmese star tortoises which had gone missing from a wildlife sanctuary during the past...

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Tiger Poachers Caught within One Week

Tiger Poachers Caught within One Week
(November 24, 2015)   -   Police officers at Mae Sot – Tak highway checkpoint in Mae Sot District found tiger carcasses separated in different boxes hidden in the back...

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Tiger and Wildlife Conservation in Russian Far East

Tiger and Wildlife Conservation in Russian Far East
(November 18, 2015)   -   Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Thailand joined a special lecture, “Using science to inform conservation of the Amur tiger”, given by Dr. Dale Miquelle...

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