CONSERVATION OFFICER ON PATROL
- Brazil wages war on poachers. // International Wildlife;Jan/Feb85, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p4
A million caimans are killed each year, and so far the government can not stop it. Working in teams of 3 to 15 men, a team can bag upto 100 caiman per man on a good night. The skins are sold in Europe, Japan or the US and used in luxury leather goods.
- Putting the sting on poachers. Tennesen, M. // National Wildlife;Oct/Nov87, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p26
Description of the job of Kristyn Corey who is an undercover agent for the California Department of Fish and Game. Corey has participated in `sting' operations which catches wildlife poachers who sell sportfish and undersized fish to markets and restaurants.
- The war over wildlife. Alba, J.R. // Outdoor Life;Oct88, Vol. 182 Issue 4, p66
Discusses how law officers are using the latest technologies and techniques in the increasingly violent and sophisticated battle against poachers. Outlines how several countries worldwide deal with poachers.
- Delaware raises the price of poaching. Dillow, G. // Outdoor Life;Jan91, Vol. 187 Issue 1, p83
Announces that the state of Delaware has raised its reward for information on poachers and other game law violators to $1,000.
- Maine men guilty of wildlife violations. Vanderweide, H. // Outdoor Life;Jan91, Vol. 187 Issue 1, p83
Reports that two Maine men, Daniel A. Liberty and Philip B. Copp, were arrested on charges involving the illegal taking and sale of bear parts, particularly gallbladders.
- Fighting the long-line poachers: An African nightmare. Hurt, R.; Etling, K. // Outdoor Life;Aug91, Vol. 188 Issue 2, p54
Discusses how poachers' snares are decimating East African wildlife. How Robin Hurt, manager of Tanzania Game Tracker Safaris, is trying to put an end to the waste and slaughter. INSET: The solution, by G. Bell & K. Etling; The rewards.;The poachers'.
- Poaching. // Outdoor Life;Oct92, Vol. 190 Issue 4, p57
Part I. Examines how poachers are wantonly killing a staggering variety of mammals, birds and fish and selling their parts to zealous consumers for big-money profits. Examples of crime in the wilderness; Who the players are in this sinister game of wildlife supply and demand. INSET: Cost to...
- Say no to poachers. // Outdoor Life;Jun93, Vol. 191 Issue 6, p14
Announces a new nationwide hot line for reporting wildlife violations, funded by the National Anti-Poaching Foundation (NAPF). Dial 800-800-WARDEN to reach a state agency; Contact point for membership information.
- East: Poaching ring gets stuffed. Torsiello, John // Outdoor Life;Feb94, Vol. 193 Issue 2, p15
Reports on recovery by Massachusetts wildlife officials of more than 100 species from an illegal, unlicensed taxidermy operation in New Britain, Connecticut. Investigation by state and federal officials aimed at breaking a poaching ring involved in the killing of endangered species; Types of...