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Banning wild meat could add to global food problems

Phys Dot Org 23 Feb 2021
Governments and the World Health Organization (WHO) are under pressure from wildlife protection and animal welfare campaigners to ban hunting of all wild animals for food, and end trade in wildlife ... Calls to ban the trade and consumption of wildlife to protect public health and biodiversity quickly followed.

Illegal trading of wildlife for pets, traditional medicines and luxury foods is driving declines of ...

The Daily Mail 16 Feb 2021
The international wildlife trade is causing more than a 60 per cent fall in species abundance, a new study reveals. An international team of researchers, including experts from the University of Sheffield, performed a 'meta-analysis' of the wildlife trade from 31 studies ... Without effective management such trade will continue to threaten wildlife.'.

Escobar’s hippos are flourishing in Colombia, and some should be killed, scientists say

The Los Angeles Times 09 Feb 2021
PUERTO TRIUNFO, Colombia — . Tucked between mountain ranges, the sprawling palace of Pablo Escobar was home to kangaroos, giraffes, elephants and other exotic animals — a private zoo of illegally imported animals that was the greatest ostentation of the feared drug kingpin as he reigned over the cocaine trade in Colombia.

How top game developers diversify their marketing strategy in a competitive landscape

Venture Beat 06 Jan 2021
Victor Lambertucci (Wildlife Studios) ... Victor Lambertucci, VP of Growth at Wildlife Studios ... Before Wildlife, Victor built a career in Performance Marketing in other startups, as Marketing Director for ride-hailing start-up Easy Taxi (in Brazil and Colombia) and later as Head of Marketing at Nubank.

2nd Expats Eye Shenzhen Photo Contest awards ceremony held

Shenzhen Daily 17 Dec 2020
Yang Mei. ... This year’s contest, having run from June 1 through Sept ... One of the second-prize winners is Isaac Cohen from Colombia who impressed the judges with his photo series “Shenzhen Wildlife,” offering close-up views of birds and a lizard he spotted in various parks ... Ekaterina Sidorova ... Iran ... Shenzhen to me is about wildlife.

Rendezvous with a time-travelling zoologist

The Telegraph India 02 Dec 2020
Climbing the ancient Mayan ruins of El Mirador, Tikal and Yaxha in northern Guatemala and trekking through the jungles of the mysterious Darien Gap on Panama’s border with Colombia in search of a giant eagle... British wildlife TV presenter Nigel Marven is doing it all and ...

Wildlife photographer of the year: A look at the amazing clicks that have won laurels

Moneycontrol 15 Oct 2020
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 is Sergey Gorshkov from Russia for his exquisite click of a Siberian female tiger hugging an ancient Manchurian fir tree in far eastern Russia ... Sergey Gorshkov, Russia/Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020) ... Gabriel Eisenband, Colombia/Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020).

National Geographic Unveils the First Field Ready Class

Odessa American 03 Aug 2020
Kiki Cheptoo Ng’ok — Kenya — a filmmaker who is passionate about telling untold stories in African communities of conservation and of the continent’s spectacular nature and wildlife, including those that elevate indigenous voices.Mauro Sergio FranciscoAngola — a photographer ...

Colombia captures 50 people suspected of plant, animal trafficking

Xinhua 06 Jun 2020
These people illegally commercialized Colombia's exotic wildlife by advertising species through social networks or via instant messaging groups, and sold them on demand, according to a government statement ... Colombia now ranks as the second ...

Ecotourism collapse threatens communities

Taipei Times 06 May 2020
How Covid-19 could push wildlife back to the brink ... Organizations that depend on visitors to fund projects for critically endangered species and rare habitats could be forced to close, according to wildlife NGOs, after border closures and worldwide travel restrictions abruptly halted millions of pounds of income from tourism.

Unnecessary Travel? The Return of Breathable Air and Rethinking Transport in a Crisis

Resilience 29 Apr 2020
In California, stay-at-home rules have reduced vehicle collisions by roughly half and migrating wildlife are better able to move about without the former high risks of death ... In California, stay-at-home rules have reduced vehicle collisions by roughly half and migrating wildlife are better able to move about without dicing with death.

Florida scientist Peter Pritchard, known as ‘the Turtle God,’ dies at 76

Tampabay 28 Feb 2020
Dr. Pritchard, 76, died Tuesday in hospice care ... Pritchard’s Chelonian Research Institute. When Dr ... Four species of turtle are named after him — a snakeneck turtle from New Guinea, a pond turtle from northern Burma, a giant fossil sideneck turtle from Colombia and an adult male green turtle from the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Florida ... Born.

The 10 most popular places for solo travelers in 2020

Business Insider 10 Jan 2020
Spanish-speaking places, from Spain to Colombia , dominated the list ... Perched between mountains, a bay, and the Beagle Channel, Ushuaia is famous for its dramatic natural wonders, from beautiful waterfalls to stunning glaciers, its wildlife, and the many adventure sports that it's home to, like scuba diving, sailing, skiing, and kayaking.