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Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Wildlife Protection
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The Energy 202: Keystone XL pipeline seems like a done deal for Trump. But it's not. 21.11.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Keystone XL pipeline seems like a done deal for Trump. But it's not.
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Trump changed his tune on elephant trophy hunting. But will he stop there? 21.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Elephants are at risk of extinction. So are many other animals.
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Hunters are livid over Trump’s delaying of a decision to end the ban on elephant hunting trophies 21.11.2017 Washington Post
In voicing their indignation, hunters were careful not to blame the president. Instead, they faulted animal rights advocates, “hysterical anti-hunters and news media outlets.”
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Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophies 21.11.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport....
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Why Americans — including hunters — are souring on big-game hunting 21.11.2017 Washington Post
Why Americans — including hunters — are souring on big-game hunting
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Internet of Elephants uses AR to get up close to endangered species, turns their migrations into a game 20.11.2017 TechCrunch
 Wildlife conservation groups have made a lot of strides in raising awareness of animals whose populations or natural habitats are endangered, and what we can do to help. Now a startup out of Kenya is tapping into advances made in augmented reality, mapping and app-based games to further the cause. Internet of Elephants, a startup based out of Nairobi, is building an app-based game of the same… Read ...
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Trump does the right thing for elephants. He shouldn’t back down now. 20.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
A ban on imports of hunting trophies from Zimbabwe should stand.
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‘My sons love hunting, I don’t’: Trump’s soft spot for elephants 19.11.2017 Washington Post
‘My sons love hunting, I don’t’: Trump’s soft spot for elephants
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Trump faced public and private pressure to halt elephant hunting trophy imports 19.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
There was blistering criticism on the left and right after the Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it would end a 2014 ban on big-game trophy hunting in Zimbabwe and Zambia.
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After backlash, Trump says he will postpone plan to allow elephant trophy imports 18.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

In a surprise move, the Trump administration will suspend its recent decision to allow hunters to bring elephant trophies back to the U.S. from parts of southern Africa, President Trump announced Friday night on Twitter.

The move comes as celebrities, politicians and even some Trump supporters...

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Senate may approve drilling in Alaskan wilderness with tax bill 18.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Legislation opening up a portion of ANWR for leasing cleared a key Senate hurdle this week, when the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved it.
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Wonkblog: The Fish and Wildlife Service said we have to kill elephants to help save them. The data says otherwise. 18.11.2017 Washington Post
Wonkblog: The Fish and Wildlife Service said we have to kill elephants to help save them. The data says otherwise.
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Trump announces freeze on elephant trophy imports in tweet 18.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Trump backs off decision on big-game hunting after outcry 18.11.2017 Washington Post
The president abruptly reversed his administration’s decision, announced a day earlier, to allow elephants shot for sport in Zimbabwe and Zambia to be imported back to the United States as trophies, saying in a tweet that he was putting the decision “on hold” until further review.
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Trump delays policy on importing elephant parts 18.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
President Donald Trump says he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."
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The Latest: Trump delays policy on importing elephant parts 18.11.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on a plan to allow importation of elephant parts (all times local):...
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Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts 18.11.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."...
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Does trophy hunting 'enhance survival of the species'? Trump administration policy allowing elephant trophies stirs debate 17.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

Partially reversing an Obama-era ban, the Trump administration will now allow U.S. hunters to bring home the remains of elephants they’ve killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia in southern Africa.

The move, announced earlier this week, was greeted with cheers by hunters and firearms groups and but was derided...

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The Energy 202: This EPA nominee may be the first Trump appointee to be defeated by Congress 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Two GOP senators oppose Michael Dourson.
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Does trophy hunting 'enhance survival of the species'? Trump administration policy allowing elephant trophies stirs debate 17.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

Partially reversing an Obama-era ban, the Trump administration will now allow U.S. hunters to bring home the remains of elephants they’ve killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia in southern Africa.

The move, announced earlier this week, was greeted with cheers by hunters and firearms groups and but was derided...

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