Beloved baby dugong ‘Mariam’ dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 05:16:00 +0000

Beloved baby dugong ‘Mariam’ dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach

A sick baby dugong whose fight for recovery won hearts in Thailand and cast a spotlight on ocean conservation has died from an infection exacerbated by bits of plastic lining her stomach, officials said Saturday.

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Boy, 10, eaten by crocodile off Palawan town

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 23:41:59 +0000

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A boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a saltwater crocodile off the southernmost island of Palawan, as the reptiles’ shrinking habitat leads to repeated attacks, authorities said Wednesday.

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Singapore to ban domestic trade of ivory from 2021

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:07:03 +0000

Singapore to ban domestic trade of ivory from 2021

SINGAPORE — Singapore will ban the domestic trade of elephant ivory from Sept 1, 2021, according to the National Parks Board (NParks). The sale of elephant ivory and ivory products, as well as the public display of such products for the purpose of selling them, will be prohibited here once the ban takes effect. It […]

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