05 Jul '11, 5pm

200 rhinos killed in S. Africa this year, but 123 arrests & 6 convictions. Learn what WWF is doing to help

Why it matters In the last hundred years tiger numbers have declined by 95%. Up to 12,000 African elephants are illegally killed each year to supply domestic ivory markets. Three out of seven species of marine turtles are now critically endangered. Illegal wildlife trade is one of the primary threats to a large number of species. Read more What we are doing TRAFFIC is the world's largest wildlife trade monitoring network. Founded in 1976, this joint program of WWF and IUCN, The World Conservation Union, is working to ensure the trade in wild plants, fisheries, timber, wild meat, medicinal plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature. Read more Engaging business As millions of tourists travel to the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America they purchase souvenirs, often originating from threatened wildlife. Engaging the cruise line industry, awareness tools...

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193 Rhinos Killed in South Africa So Far This Year

treehugger.com 05 Jul '11, 3am

The WWF reports that of the 193 rhinos poached so far this year, 126 animals were killed in South Africa's Kruger National...

This has to stop! - 193 Rhinos Killed in South ...

treehugger.com 05 Jul '11, 3am

The WWF reports that of the 193 rhinos poached so far this year, 126 animals were killed in South Africa's Kruger National...

Poachers kill more than one rhino a day in Sout...

wwf.org.uk 04 Jul '11, 5pm

At least 193 rhinos were killed in South Africa in the first six months of 2011. Hardest hit was Kruger National Park - a ...

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Wildlife Roundup: the Good News

Wildlife Roundup: the Good News

switchboard.nrdc.org 04 Jul '11, 3pm

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cybergolf.com 06 Jul '11, 4pm

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channelnewsasia.com 06 Jul '11, 6am

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WWF and Kimberly-Clark Corporation Announce New...

worldwildlife.org 29 Jun '11, 4pm

WASHINGTON, DC AND DALLAS, TX – June 29th , 2011--Today, Kimberly-Clark and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced the expans...

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nwf.org 05 Jul '11, 2am

National Wildlife Photo Contest Prizes: • 2 Grand Prize Winners (one each for the Pro and Amateur divisions) - Cash Prize ...

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Twitter Hits 200 Million Daily Tweets

searchenginewatch.com 06 Jul '11, 12pm

Twitter's growth continues, and in the first half of 2011 the company hit a new benchmark – 200 million daily tweets. Twit...

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youngupstarts.com 05 Jul '11, 9am

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