Poachers: Poachers strike as water lures birds | Trichy News

Poachers: Poachers strike as water lures birds | Trichy News

TRICHY: The arrival of water in many of the water bodies in the district has brought along its share of woes for the animals and birds as poaching activities have suddenly received a fillip. The forest department has been struggling to contain them, especially the killing of birds flocking to the ponds and tanks in the past few days. Department sources say that it is primarily the local tribal groups which are engaged in such…

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Hunter pleads guilty, given fine after Alberta poaching investigation

Hunter pleads guilty, given fine after Alberta poaching investigation

One man has pleaded guilty after Fish and Wildlife officers charged two men almost two years after releasing video of a possible poaching incident in northern Alberta. In December 2016, Alberta Fish and Wildlife Enforcement posted a video on their Facebook page. They said it was a video provided to them by a citizen who happened to be “in the right place at the right time,” to capture the alleged poaching of a white-tailed deer….

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Bears not close to extinction

Bears not close to extinction

Posted: Aug. 29, 2018 12:01 am Editor: A quote from Mr. Harry Dunleavy’s recent opinion piece: “these beautiful animals (bears) are on the verge of extinction.” That statement is patently false and so erroneous as to be ludicrous. It is clear that Mr. Dunleavy has responded to political pressures on our new governor. He has not checked with New Jersey Fish and Wildlife. I took the opportunity to do exactly that. I was directed to…

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Bubbly protocells bob up and down | Research

Bubbly protocells bob up and down | Research

UK researchers have developed an enzyme-driven protocell that reversibly changes its buoyancy according to its chemical environment, allowing it to move in a controlled way between two points. The capsules could potentially be used to shuttle cargoes from one place to another. Micro-organisms have evolved various ways to transport themselves to more favourable environments. Simple chemical analogues of such mechanisms have engaged both active matter chemists and prebiotics researchers interested in potential implications for the…

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Drought not dingos behind mainland Australia tiger extinction

Drought not dingos behind mainland Australia tiger extinction

The Thylacine survived in the southern island state of Tasmania until 1936 when the last known one died in captivity at Hobart Zoo after the species was hunted to extinction in the wild there in the early 1900s The mystery loss of Tasmanian tigers from mainland Australia was likely caused by climate change and not wild dogs or hunting by Aborigines, scientists said Thursday. The enigmatic animal—also known as the thylacine—was once widespread across the…

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Man and dog keeping poachers on the run – The Citizen

Man and dog keeping poachers on the run – The Citizen

African tales abound of legendary trackers who performed almost mythical feats. With Africa’s vast tracts of bush and desert, trackers are still a potent force today. However, with the addition of modern tracking dogs bred specially for the purpose, the two make a formidable team in anti-poaching efforts for the South African National Parks Ranger Corporation. There are currently 54 working dogs based at Kruger National Park’s dog unit trained in tracking firearms and animal…

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Church pairs with Cheddar’s restaurant for harvest program

Church pairs with Cheddar’s restaurant for harvest program

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — A church in Kissimmee is teaming up with a local restaurant to help end hunger with food made from scratch, now the effort is going nationwide. Local church and Cheddar’s provide food for those in need Cheddar’s donates food such as salmon, chicken and vegetables All 150 of Cheddar’s restaurants participate in the act of kindness Every Saturday morning Jorge Moreno the pastor of Nazaret Casa de Dios helps distribute more…

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New laws allow hunters to wear blaze pink, stiffen penalties for poaching

New laws allow hunters to wear blaze pink, stiffen penalties for poaching

SPRINGFIELD, Ill, (ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK)- Illinois is giving hunters a new color option and getting tough on deer poachers. A new law requires poachers who illegally kill or capture whitetail antlered deer in Illinois to pay restitution to the Department of Natural Resources. Gov. Rauner signed House Bill 5317 which takes effect immediately and fines poachers $1,000 plus $500 to $750 per antler point depending on the number of points. The fine is an additional…

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Rhino Task Force Convicts 365 Suspected Poachers in Just Six Months

Rhino Task Force Convicts 365 Suspected Poachers in Just Six Months

Image: Pixabay Sign This Petition South Africa has stepped onto the world stage as a major player with its compassion for the plight of the rhinoceros. The African News Agency reports in The Citizen that Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo of the South African Police Service, which oversees the Rhino 9 Task Team, is determined to prevent, combat, and investigate rhino poaching. Their praiseworthy efforts have led to the conviction of 365 poachers and smugglers in the…

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Seven ways the Internet of Things can help end world hunger

Seven ways the Internet of Things can help end world hunger

World hunger has existed for centuries. It persists despite the elimination of apparent catalysts such as food production challenges. The phrase, “trying to solve world hunger,” has become shorthand to indicate any problem that seems insurmountable. The statistics are depressing. Every ninth person in the world is hungry, according to the World Food Programme. A staggering 800 million people in the world go to bed hungry every day, based on an estimated world population of…

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Canterbury farmer’s pet stag butchered by poachers

Canterbury farmer’s pet stag butchered by poachers

A Canterbury farmer is offering a $2000 reward after his pet stag was shot and butchered on Monday night. Photos are all Allan Rhodes has left of his 12 pointer stag he says was a pet. The Oxford sheep and beef farmer was horrified to discover poachers had snuck onto his property during the night and shot and killed the animal in the middle of an open paddock. They took everything, chopping off the stag’s…

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Duke Energy bags meals to combat world hunger | www.personcountylife.com

Duke Energy bags meals to combat world hunger | www.personcountylife.com

BY BILL WILLCOX COURIER-TIMES STA FF WRITER Amber Sarver, center, and her Duke Energy colleagues bag some of the 25,000 meals they packed in partnership with Rise Against Hunger. submitted Nearly 100 employees from Duke Energy’s Roxboro and Mayo plants, along with the Outage & Projects Services team, came together on Wednesday morning to pack 25,056 meals for the Rise Against Hunger Foundation. Amber Sarver, a chemistry & PSM supervisor at Roxboro Plant in Semora,…

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Sophisticated Florida songbird poachers get prison time

Sophisticated Florida songbird poachers get prison time

In this Nov. 3, 2012 photo, a man tries to free a bird caught on a sticky lime stick that poachers use to trap songbirds. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. In this Nov. 3, 2012 photo, a man tries to free a bird caught on a sticky lime stick that poachers use to trap songbirds. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) MIAMI…

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Taber and District Foodgrains Project helps to combat world hunger – Lethbridge

Taber and District Foodgrains Project helps to combat world hunger – Lethbridge

The annual Taber and District Foodgrains Project brought together dozens of southern Albertans Thursday in an effort to help battle world hunger. READ MORE: Huge Charity Harvest Twelve combines harvested a field of wheat about 14 kilometres (nine miles) east of Taber in a great show of what can be accomplished through volunteerism. Between private donations and the proceeds from the sale of the wheat, the group estimates they should be able to donate close…

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Turn in Poachers program has another successful year | Outdoors

Turn in Poachers program has another successful year | Outdoors

The state’s Turn in Poachers program, often called TIPs, had a successful year, according to a statement from the state Game, Fish and Parks Department. The statement said 261 people called in to report wildlife crimes during the last yearly reporting period, which closed June 30. The calls led to 261 investigations, $31,000 in fines and $57,400 in liquidated civil damages. The investigations resulted in 146 arrests, which was the highest in program history. Through…

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Edge of Extinction’s 12 castaway has been reported

Edge of Extinction’s 12 castaway has been reported

Even more Survivor winners are trolling an all-winners season, including Boston Rob by Daniel George Two-thirds of the cast for Survivor: Edge of Extinction (the 38th season of the show) has been reported, and the 12th person is also 25 or younger. It’s been more than five weeks since Survivor season 38 (reportedly called Edge of Extinction) ended filming, yet the casting leaks have come few and far between. In fact, today’s reported 12th castaway of 18 (including…

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