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October 30, 2015
Australian coroner warns boats aren't safe from crocodiles
The extraordinary death of a fisherman snatched from his boat by a leaping crocodile prompted a coroner on Friday to urge ...
October 26, 2015
Warlord Kony killing Congo elephants, selling ivory in Sudan
African warlord Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army rebels in Congo are killing elephants for their ivory, which they trade ...
October 23, 2015
EU ministers OK Baltic catch limits; activists object
European Union ministers have reached agreement in principle on catch limits in 2016 for leading commercial species of fish ...
October 09, 2015
Tanzania: Wildlife activists praise arrest of Chinese woman
Wildlife activists are applauding the arrest by Tanzanian authorities of a Chinese woman for alleged ivory smuggling but ...
October 09, 2015
2016 Olympic equestrian events may not be held in Brazil
The equestrian events for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro might have to take place outside Brazil, the head of the ...
October 01, 2015
EU probes illegal fishing, slave labor before Thai ruling
The European Union is including Thailand's actions to stamp out slave labor in the fishing industry during its investigation ...
October 01, 2015
French customs seizes 115 live scorpions headed to US
Customs agents at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport have seized 115 live scorpions hidden in two shipments from Cameroon to ...
September 29, 2015
Elephants, crocodiles kill 7 people at Malawi park
Beware of the wildlife. Elephants and crocodiles have killed seven people in separate incidents over a seven-week period in ...
September 27, 2015
Brazil pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions
Brazil on Sunday became the first major developing country to pledge an absolute reduction in greenhouse gas emissions for ...
September 02, 2015
Rhino crushes tour guide to death in Zimbabwe
A game park director says a rhino crushed a tour guide to death at a private nature reserve in Zimbabwe. Kate Travers, ...
August 31, 2015
Egypt starts dig on Gaza border to stop smuggling tunnels
Egyptian military bulldozers are digging through the sand along Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip in recent days, pressing ...
August 27, 2015
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved
The sudden death four years ago of Knut, the celebrity Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, ...
August 26, 2015
Guide mauled by lion in Zimbabwe, died protecting tourists
A guide mauled to death by a lion, put himself between tourists and the charging animal, during an attack in the same park ...
August 21, 2015
Suspected ivory smuggler released on bond by Kenyan court
A Kenyan court released the suspected leader of an ivory trafficking ring on bail Friday, causing an uproar among ...
August 12, 2015
Estonia to cull pigs to stop spread of African swine fever
Estonian authorities say they will cull about 3,700 pigs to prevent the spread of African swine fever. Agriculture ministry ...
August 10, 2015
Zimbabwe's Mugabe blames foreign 'vandals' amid lion's death
Zimbabweans failed in their responsibility to protect a popular lion named Cecil that was killed by an American in an ...
August 09, 2015
Correction: Africa-The Hunters story
In a story Aug. 3 about big game hunting in Africa, The Associated Press reported erroneously that water buffalo is one of ...
August 07, 2015
South Africa, Namibia criticize airline ban on trophies
Some African countries that allow hunting have criticized a decision by a number of international airlines to ban the ...
August 05, 2015
Zimbabwean trial of guide in Cecil killing is postponed
Two professional hunters appeared in a Zimbabwean court Wednesday, each accused in separate cases of helping Americans kill ...
August 04, 2015
Swiss customs seize 578 pounds of ivory en route to China
Customs officials at Zurich airport have seized 262 kilograms (578 pounds) of ivory that three Chinese men had dispatched ...