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Africa’s endangered wildlife at risk as tourism dries up

The armed rangers set off at dusk in pursuit of poachers. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a new alertness, and a new fear. With tourists gone and their money, too, protecting endangered wildlife like black rhinos has become that much more challenging.

Reward grows for wolf poacher

The reward leading to the conviction in the illegal killing of a gray wolf over Memorial Day weekend grew to $10,000 on Tuesday.

Reward offered in Idaho grizzly poaching case

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Citizens Against Poaching are each offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of whoever shot and killed a female grizzly in Idaho.

Poaching ring cases still working through courts

More than a year after police busted a massive Pacific Northwest poaching ring accused of killing game animals with hound dogs and leaving many carcasses to rot, criminal cases against the alleged poachers continue to wind through the legal system.

Seven fast-food chains agree to drop ‘no-poaching’ clauses

Seven fast-food chains have agreed to drop “no-poaching” clauses that bar employees from switching between company franchises, agreeing to end a practice critics say drags down wages for millions of workers amid scrutiny from state authorities and federal lawmakers.

Fast-food chains agree to end ‘no-poaching’ policies

Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches – limiting their wages and job opportunities – under the threat of legal action from the state of Washington.

Poaching contributing to curlew population decline in Idaho

A long-billed curlew was poached in the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area southwest of Boise on June 1. The death means seven of 16 birds fitted with transmitters by researchers have been killed by suspected poachers since 2013.

Dozens more charges filed in wildlife poaching ring probe

Prosecutors in Oregon have filed more than a hundred charges in an investigation of wildlife poaching that has spanned state lines and allegedly left dozens of animals shot illegally and sometimes left to rot.

Indian court grants bail to Bollywood star Salman Khan

A court on Saturday granted bail to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who will be allowed to remain free while he appeals his conviction on charges of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago.