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Woman ate endangered animals to make YouTube money

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: A Cambodian woman sparked outrage countrywide after she filmed herself skinning, cooking and eating endangered animals in order to earn money on YouTube. She was later arrested by the authorities. Named, Ah Lin Tuch…

How humans are limiting animal movements

Humans change entire landscapes – by building cities and roads, by farming land and by exploiting natural resources. What effects does this have on animals and their habitats? Using the GPS location data of more than 800 animals, a team…

American national hunts rare markhor in Chitral

CHITRAL: An American hunter of Pakistani origin, Saeedullah Khan Paracha, hunted a rare specie markhor with 47-inch long horns in Chitral. Paracha hunted the animal under trophy hunting permit issued by the local wildlife department in…

Climate change shows in shrinking Antarctic snows

Vast icy rock peaks tower above Argentina's Carlini research base in Antarctica. But scientists who have worked there for decades say the glaciers are less icy than they once were. For international experts stationed at the base, the…

How our shopping habits hurt endangered species

PARIS: The hidden danger to wildlife posed by imported consumer goods -- an expresso coffee in Beijing, a tofu salad in Chicago -- can now be pinpointed and measured, researchers said on Wednesday. Crunching huge amounts of data, they…

Global trade in African grey parrots banned

JOHANNESBURG: Delegates at a global wildlife conference on Sunday voted to ban international trade in African grey parrots, one of the world's most trafficked birds. Prized for their ability to mimic human speech, the birds are a highly…