First posted on 2016-03-12   Go behind the scenes of a pangolin rescue with Thai Van Nguyen, founder and executive director of Save Vietnam’s Wildlife, and Gillian Foster, the organization’s Communications Advisor. Save Vietnam’s Wildlife is the first Vietnamese NGO dedicated to saving pangolins. Pangolins are arguably the world’s most trafficked mammal, with an estimated 100,000 captured…

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First posted on 2015-08-11       Legal And Ethical Questions Abound In Big Game Trophy Hunting  By Jane Lindholm & Patti Daniels • Jul 30, 2015  ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email LISTEN AT: http://digital.vpr.net/post/legal-and-ethical-questions-abound-big-game-trophy-hunting In this undated photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Cecil the lion rests in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared…

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First posted on 2015-02-01   While researching bats for one of her films, documentary filmmaker Carol Foster learned that humans were also doing what bats could do, namely using echolocation to see.That set her off on a project to help the blind in Belize learn this amazing skill. She’s even launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo (called Opening…

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  Laurel Neme on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Kathleen Dunn Show       Along-tailed macaque kept in a small cage while on sale at a local market in Medan. Northern Sumatra, 2003. Trading To Extinction February 13, 2014 – 1:00pm Share:      ListenDownload Average: 4.5 (2 votes) Tomorrow the UK government hosts the London Conference on the…

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  Author Laurel Neme discusses ORANGUTAN HOUDINI on Conversations LIVE Host Cyrus Webb welcomed Laurel Neme to Conversations LIVE on September 10, 2014 to discuss her love of wildlife, the success of her book ANIMAL INVESTIGATORS and the new book out this year ORANGUTAN HOUDINI. Go to episode. Check Out Environment Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio…

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    Animal Investigators by Laurel A. Neme Ph.D. Go behind the scenes at the world’s only forensics lab dedicated to solving crimes against animals in this gripping “CSI for wildlife.” Illegal wildlife smuggling ranks just behind drugs and human trafficking as the third largest illegal trade—and only an estimated 10 percent of its trafficking…

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    On March 26, a Chinese man (Tian Yi) admitted smuggling 439 pieces of ivory from Democratic Republic of Congo to Hong Kong via Nairobi. He was caught at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on March 10, 2013 while in transit from DRC to Hong Kong. According to the Kenya Wildlife Service, the contraband…

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