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New research challenges the argument that legalized hunting helps prevent poaching. Link to full source: Culling of endangered wolves increases poaching, contrary to arguments otherwise

Wealthy philanthropists wage war. On cats.

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‘Sides of a Horn’ reveals the human cost of rhino poaching

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Gorillas, rhinos, lions and more will soon become extinct without immediate action

A report by 43 wildlife experts warns that without changes now, many of Earth's most iconic species will be lost forever. Link to full source:...

Elephant poaching declines in Africa, but 15,000 still illegally killed each year

Even though there has been notable progress, at current poaching rates elephants are still in danger of becoming virtually extinct on the continent.

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