Quel sort pour les éléphanteaux orphelins d’Afrique ?

Fri, 11/01/2013
Quel sort pour les éléphanteaux orphelins d’Afrique ?

China Smashes US$100-million Ivory Smuggling Ring

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Wed, 11/06/2013
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Chinese customs officials said yesterday they had bust two international smuggling rings responsible for trafficking nearly US$100-million of elephant ivory from Africa to China.

Xinhua news agency reports that a long term investigation by China’s Xiamen Customs authority had smashed two ivory smuggling rings. The gangs were said to be responsible for trafficking up 12 tons of ivory, valued at US$99,7-million (HK$767-million) into China.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Bushfires in NSW -The long road to recovery continues

Tue, 11/05/2013
Bushfires in NSW -The long road to recovery continues

Richardson Jane.Richardson Jane was one of the lucky koalas to be rescued during the recent bushfires. She is currently in the caring hands of the Hunter Koala Preservation Society. I spoke to Loreto Gray from HKPS today who brings us an update on her progress. --JS

Philippinen: Hilfe für die vom Erdbeben betroffenen Tiere

Tue, 10/22/2013
Philippinen: Hilfe für die vom Erdbeben betroffenen Tiere

Diesen Text hat uns May Angela Felix, Mitarbeiterin unseres Rettungsteams in Südostasien, geschickt.

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Tiger cubs in Russian rehab have new games

Wed, 11/06/2013
Tiger cubs in Russian rehab have new games

Ustin, starting his game with the camera in Far East Russia during his rehabilitation for ultimate release back into the wild.

The tiger cub called Ustin is very inventive: he came up with a new game.

Russie : des tigres de Sibérie en cours de réhabilitation entament leur transformation

Mon, 10/28/2013
Russie : des tigres de Sibérie en cours de réhabilitation entament leur transfor

Après 11 mois de réhabilitation et une croissance impressionnante, les tigres Borya, Kuzya et Ustin ont commencé leur transformation.

Avec l’arrivée de l’automne et de l’hiver, la physiologie du tigre de Sibérie change du tout au tout : il commence à faire des réserves de graisse, son pelage se modifie et ses activités quotidiennes évoluent.

Giving Bhutanese rangers more training means better wildlife protection

Tue, 11/05/2013
Giving Bhutanese rangers more training means better wildlife protection