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Zambia Calls for Tougher Wildlife Crime Enforcement

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Zambia's Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources is calling for a greater cooperation between her country's agencies in dealing with this serious issue. Tags: organized crime wildlife crime ivory africa zambia rhino elephants. It's not just some guy with a gun and snare. Obviously, this is due to one word.ivory.

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Ten Birds That Changed the World — a review

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As a symbol on all kinds of flags (Mexico, Montenegro, Moldava), and for all sorts of countries (Zambia, Zimbabwe), political parties and organizations (the National Rifle Association), governmental agencies, rock bands, and other things, the Bald Eagle is ubiquitous. Millions of Chinese died in the ensuing famine.

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Zambian Police Officers Caught in Ivory Trafficking

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ZAMBIA Wildlife Authority (Zawa) yesterday arrested four people, including two police officers, in Kafue for trafficking in ivory and rhino horns worth more than K1 billion. Tags: wildlife crime ivory africa zambia trafficking elephants. 36 elephants? 36 elephants? That's a huge slaughter in my opinion.

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Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

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601-800 sp: Canada, Costa Rica, Panama; Russia; Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo (Brazzaville), Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa; Laos, New Guinea (PNG); Australia. Shown as a list, it looks like this: Less than 200 bird species: Antarctica; oceanic islands.

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UN Refuses to Re-open Ivory Trade

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Zambia and Tanzania proposed re-opening the trade, but the UN said no.

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Largest Ever Trafficking Bust in Africa

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Body said arrests and seizures were part of a five-country law enforcement operation co-ordinated by INTERPOL, and involved more than 300 law enforcement officers from police, customs, national wildlife and national intelligence agencies in Congo (Brazzaville), Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Zambia, further saying this represented largest-ever international (..)

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Namibia’s 15 key birds

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The League of Nations thereafter mandated this huge block of land to South Africa to administer and autonomy was only granted after the protracted Namibian War of Independence that was fought between the South African defense force and Namibian freedom fighters based in Angola, Zambia and other neighboring countries.

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