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Escobar’s beasts

Live Mint 30 Mar 2023
After cheetahs from Namibia, India may have more wildlife coming its way, this time from Colombia ... Their waste alone—each of these beasts consumes 40kg of grass every night—is endangering other wildlife, poisoning the water and killing fish in the river ... .

Destruction of the Amazon Rainforest Destabilizes the World

Dissident Voice 17 Mar 2023
The Amazon River Basin is the world’s largest rainforest, larger than the next two largest rainforests combined, the Congo Basin and Indonesia, and roughly the size of the forty-eight contiguous United States covering 40% of South America including parts of Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana Suriname and French Guiana.

Wildlife Protection Treaty Hits 50 Amid Challenges

InSight Crime 04 Mar 2023
This March 3, World Wildlife Day coincides with the 50th anniversary of the signing of an international wildlife trafficking treaty known as CITES ... Wildlife Trafficking in Peru's Amazon ... BOLIVIA COLOMBIA ECUADOR EL SALVADOR ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME GUYANA PANAMA PERU WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING.

Colombia lives up to its reputation as a prime birding destination for Roseau County birdwatchers

Grand Forks Herald 03 Mar 2023
Growing up in northern Minnesota, a fascination with birds and other wildlife came naturally to Beth Siverhus, but she didn’t get really serious about birding until she was in her 20s ... To prepare, Siverhus bought Henderson’s book, “Wildlife of Costa Rica,” and planned the trip using lodging and transportation recommendations in the book.

Colombia to send Pablo Escobar's hippos to India, Mexico

Deutsche Welle 03 Mar 2023
Authorities in Colombia have devised a plan with zoos and wildlife sanctuaries in India, Mexico and Ecuador to rehome a group of invasive and territorial hippos descended from Pablo Escobar's exotic animal collection ... .

Pablo Escobar and the Real Criminal Story of the Cocaine Bear

InSight Crime 28 Feb 2023
Leonard provided no details as to which group in Colombia was smuggling drugs to Thornton in 1985 ... While the department of Córdoba does have some coca plantations, it is not one of Colombia's major coca-producing centers ... COCAINE COLOMBIA NARCOCULTURE USA WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING.

Global Tourism Resilience Crisis Management Centre is selected for $250K of the Airbnb Community Fund ...

TravelDailyNews 01 Feb 2023
... Andean-coastal foothills of Nariño in Colombia World Wildlife Fund Climate Change and Xochimilco Wetland Restoration in Mexico World Wildlife Fund Project to Protect the Jaguar and Marine Sea Turtles in Costa Rica World Wildlife Fund Climate Change and Cities + Green in Chile.

Photo exhibition shows SZ through lenses of expats

Shenzhen Daily 19 Dec 2022
For the nature category, Issac Cohen from Colombia won first prize with his photo series “While Shenzhen Sleeps,” focusing on wildlife at night, featuring snakes, frogs, owls and spiders that are active in the city’s parks and mountains at night.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: People’s choice shortlist

The Times/The Sunday Times 01 Dec 2022
Vote for your favourite to win this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year people’s choice award, run by the Natural History Museum, at ... MINQIANG LU/WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR ... IGOR ALTUNA/WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR ... NICHOLAS MORE/WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR.

Nuzzling Foxes and Huddling Monkeys Vie for Photo Award

Treehugger 01 Dec 2022
These photos are among the 25 shortlisted images that are vying for the People’s Choice Award in this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition ... Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London ... Bertie Gregory / Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Boat busted with mutilated corpses of 114 protected sharks weighing nearly 1 ton

New York Post 28 Nov 2022
... on a fishing boat off Colombia ... “There is a huge illegal wildlife trade around the world that we have to control,” said Susana Muhamad, Colombia’s minister of environment and sustainable development, who thanked the coast guard for apprehending the guilty parties.

Turtles and see-through frogs on agenda at wildlife summit

Phys Dot Org 22 Nov 2022
A global wildlife summit in Panama will decide whether to take measures to protect the translucent glass frog and 12 types of freshwater turtles in its final week, which kicked off Monday ... trafficking in the Andes, Amazon and Orinoco region for the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Wildlife Trafficking Preys on the Amazon Basin

InSight Crime 09 Nov 2022
As a result, the region is a hub for wildlife trafficking ... Much like in Colombia and Peru, wildlife trafficking in our countries of study unfolds through three main phases across the region ... BOLIVIA CARIBBEAN CHINA AND CRIME COLOMBIA DUTCH CARIBBEAN ECUADOR ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME EUROPE CRIME GUYANA PERU SURINAME VENEZUELA WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING.

Watch: Anand Mahindra shares video of innovative wind turbines says, 'Ideal for India'

Live Mint 22 Oct 2022
... across Rotterdam, Amsterdam, parts of Germany, Israel, and Colombia.The company has claimed that the quirky turbines pose no danger to birds and other wildlife, particularly in urban settings, the company claims, and they create noise at a low frequency undetectable to humans.

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File - View of the exhibition on artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics at the Heinz Nixdorf Museums Forum, Paderborn.
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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, right, and Guatemala's President Alejandro Giammattei, walk side-by-side as they arrive to deliver a joint statement at the National Palace in Guatemala City, Friday, March 31, 2023. Tsai is in Guatemala for an official three-day visit. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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FILE - In this photo taken from video provided by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, The Russian army's Iskander missile launchers take positions during drills in Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia has helped upgrade 10 Belarusian aircraft to make them capable to carry nuclear weapons and also provided Belarus with nuclear-capable Iskander short range missiles as Moscow plans to station nuclear weapons in Belarus.
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