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By Oscar Nkala On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Botswana: Six rhinos killed by poachers since January

At least six rhinos have been killed by poachers in Botswana since the beginning of this year, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) has confirmed. The revelation comes as police scramble for clues More...

By Oscar Nkala On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Suspected Zambian poachers abandon 172 kilograms of elephant tusks in Zimbabwe

A group of suspected Zambian poachers have abandoned 172 kilograms of elephant tusks following a skirmish with Zimbabwean game rangers inside the world-acclaimed Hwange National Park. Ivory, a hunting rifle, dried More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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White rhino killed, de-horned by poachers in Botswana

The Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) HAS confirmed the recent killing and de-horning of a white rhino by suspected poachers in the wildlife-rich Okavango Delta. A rhino along the safari More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Nat Geo’s ‘Big Cat Week’ starts Monday, Feb 20, schedule details revealed

For millions of years, big cats have stood atop the food chain as treasured icons of the wild. We have a deep, ancient connection with these revered predators. We admire them; we fear them; and now, we need to fight More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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World Hunger Has Decreased, But Economists Say It’s Not Enough

According to economists, 25 developing countries have met an ambitious goal, set by the U.N., to cut their number of undernourished citizens by half. The number of chronically undernourished people in the world, More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 18th, 2013
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USDA develops new cell line for detection of foot-and-mouth disease

USDA scientists at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center  have developed a new cell line that rapidly and accurately detects foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV), according to a USDA news release May 16. Photo More...


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