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The most valued anti-poaching equipment? It may surprise you

By Jamey Anderson

May 25, 2017
In recent years, the battle against wildlife poaching in Africa has taken a high-tech turn. But for rangers on the ground, the basics can make all the difference.
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What we’re reading: Malagasy mangroves, dying ‘scrotum frogs’

By Sophie Bertazzo

October 21, 2016
News you might have missed from the world of conservation.
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U.S. House passes wildlife trafficking bill

By Bruno Vander Velde

November 4, 2015
In a rare show of bipartisanship in Washington, Representatives pass a bill cracking down on a deadly, illicit trade.
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Low-flying, crime-sniffing drones: Coming soon to the Amazon?

By Cassandra Kane

October 6, 2015
Illegal loggers could have fewer places to hide in Peru’s Alto Mayo Protected Forest.
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U.S. flexing muscle against wildlife trafficking, terrorist groups

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 28, 2015
A bill in the U.S. Congress aims to curb the killing — and the terrorist organizations who profit.
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