South African police arrest 11 suspected rhino poachers, including 2 veterinarians

SAfrican police arrest 11 suspected rhino poachers

Key to saving tigers from extinction is focusing on protecting breeding grounds: study

Study: To save tigers, protect key breeding areas

Calif. farmers could get ownership of massive Central Valley water pipes, pumps under proposal

Proposal: Calif. farmers could own water pipes

Malaysian prosecutors seek harsher sentence for ‘Lizard King’ to deter wildlife trafficking

Malaysian officials appeal ‘Lizard King’ sentence

2 Greenpeace Japan activists convicted of stealing whale meat from controversial research hunt

2 activists convicted of whale meat theft in Japan

Malaysian court jails notorious wildlife trader 6 months for smuggling 95 live boas in luggage

Malaysian snake smuggler sentenced to 6 months

Massachusetts high court rejects challenge to Cape Wind offshore wind farm permit

Mass. court rejects challenge to Cape Wind permit

Panel: India must secure its wildlife reserves, control poaching to protect elephants

Panel: India must secure elephant reserves

Panel: India must create new reserves, control poaching to protect elephants

Panel: India must create more elephant reserves

Fatal bear attack highlights Ohio’s lax laws on exotic pets and high number of fatal attacks

Bear attack highlights lax Ohio exotic pet laws

Baby tiger cub discovered at Bangkok airport, stashed in suitcase with stuffed toys

Baby tiger found stuffed in bag at Thai airport

Kenya seizes 2 tons of ivory destined for Malaysia and concealed in boxes of fruit

Kenya seizes 2 tons of ivory destined for Asia

Attorney calls Great Lakes waterways a ‘carp highway’ during lawsuit hearing on invasive fish

Attorney: Great Lakes waterways a ‘carp highway’

AP Exclusive: Activists’ video shows SC hounds repeatedly running at chained, declawed bear

Group wants to end setting dogs on chained bears

Former special forces soldier jailed in UK for stealing rare falcon eggs for rich Arab buyer

Ex-soldier jailed for stealing rare falcon eggs

Rocker Ted Nugent pleads no contest in California to baiting deer during televised hunt

Ted Nugent pleads no contest to deer baiting in CA

BLM probes death of foal at CA-NV roundup; may have been shot before wild horse gather began

BLM probes foal death at CA-NV wild horse roundup

Saved from poachers, endangered spotted jaguar stars in Brazilian adventure flick

Jaguar rescued from poachers stars in Brazil movie

Gone fishing? Officials say Los Angeles man charged with smuggling piranhas has disappeared

Officials seek LA man accused of selling piranhas

Myanmar triples size of world’s largest tiger reserve to save endangered species

Myanmar triples size of northern tiger reserve

4th bear captured after deadly attack at Montana campground; DNA tests will show involvement

4th bear caught after deadly MT campground attack

Wildlife officials await test results to confirm captured bears attacked campers

Mont. officials await test results in bear attack

Woman recounts grizzly’s vicious bite as Montana officials test bear suspected of fatal attack

Woman recounts bear attack as caught grizzly ID’d

Mont. officials trap grizzly, 2 of her 3 cubs, after campground mauling that killed Mich. man

Grizzly caught after MT mauling that killed MI man

Judge orders federal government to re-evaluate environmental harm of fire retardant drops

Judge orders tougher look at fire retardant drops

Rhino killing surges in South Africa, authorities report organized crime, big money involved

South Africa reports surge in rhino killing

New Arizona law casts spotlight on Arizona’s years of anger over illegal immigration

Ariz. law comes after years of mounting anger

Federal judge halts activity on Chukchi Sea petroleum leases, says enviro law not followed

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Man arrested at Mexico City airport with 18 tiny endangered monkeys stuffed inside girdle

Man caught smuggling 18 monkeys at Mexico airport

Malaysian police raid for stolen cars finds hundreds of birds, other protected wildlife

Malaysia raid for stolen cars nets protected birds

Tokyo deports New Zealand activist convicted of obstructing Japanese whaling ships

Japan deports convicted NZ anti-whaling activist

Japan court convicts NZ activist of obstructing whaling mission, orders suspended sentence

Japan court convicts NZ anti-whaling activist

Lion burgers on Phoenix menu for World Cup spur protests from animal rights activists

Restaurant serves lion burgers despite protests

Grizzly suspected of killing man tracked by helicopter and shot dead

Grizzly suspected of killing man shot and killed

Smoked anteater in the suitcase? Tons of bushmeat smuggled into Paris, study finds

Tons of bushmeat smuggled into Paris, study finds

Wildlife advocates say Rocky Mountain wolf dispute a test case for all endangered animals

Advocates: Wolf case a test for endangered species

Nepal orders probe in killing of 28 rhinos, seeks new strategy to protect endangered giants

Nepal orders probe into slaughter of rhinos

300 tortoises saved after Malaysian airport staff see bags wriggling (slowly)

Malaysian airport staff rescue smuggled tortoises

Zimbabwe wildlife department: poachers kill 10 elephants in single attack

Poachers kill 10 elephants in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The state wildlife authority says poachers killed 10 elephants in a single attack in southeastern Zimbabwe. All the tusks were removed, leaving the carcasses on a river bank.

Japanese prosecutors demand 2 years in prison for New Zealand anti-whaling activist

Japan prosecutors demand jail for whaling activist

California man gets 4 months in prison for smuggling songbirds, hiding them in pants

Calif. man gets prison for smuggling songbirds

Federal judge won’t let Alaska proceed with plans to kill wolves inside national refuge

Federal judge blocks Alaska’s wolf-kill plan

Hearing held in federal court on Alaska plan to kill wolves inside national refuge

Judge hears both sides in Alaska wolf-killing case

Federal judge sets hearing date on Alaska’s request to kill 7 wolves in wildlife refuge

Alaska judge sets hearing on plan to kill wolves

Federal judge rejects Alaska’s request to immediately kill 7 wolves in wildlife refuge

Judge rejects Alaska plan to begin killing wolves

Australia files lawsuit with international court over Japan’s controversial whaling program

Australia sues Japan over controversial whaling

Yellowstone seeking public comment on plan to shoot bison with brucellosis vaccine

Yellowstone proposes shooting bison with vaccine

South Africa park expert says rhino poaching is escalating; investigations underway

Rhino poaching in South Africa rising, expert says

Monthlong vigil at Mich. mine site Indians call sacred ends with arrests, but foes won’t quit

Vigil at Michigan mine site ends with 2 arrests

Australia says it will take Japan to International Court of Justice to stop its whaling

Australia to take Japan to court over whaling