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Poaching, horn trade down but rhinos still in danger

The survival of rhinos remains in grave danger despite the decline in poaching linked to Covid and the illegal trade in their horns, a conservation body said on Monday. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said poaching was still “an acute threat” to the survival of the species. A total of 2,707 rhinos

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Winning your stripes: technological offer to break the tiger trade

In a town in northeast Scotland, Debbie Banks searches for clues to track down criminals by sifting through a database of tiger skins. There are thousands of photographs, including carpets, carcasses and taxidermy specimens. Banks, the head of crime campaigning for the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a London-based charity, is trying to identify big cats

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US, Taiwan agree to start trade and investment pact talks

The two unveiled the US-Taiwanese 21st Century Trade Initiative in June, shortly after Taiwan was ousted by US President Joe Biden from the Indo-Pacific economic framework (IPEF). The negotiations would cover 11 topics, including “trade facilitation, good regulatory practices, anti-corruption, SMEs, agriculture, standards, digital trade, labor, environment, state-owned enterprises and non-market policies and practices,” according

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US to hold broad trade talks with Taiwan amid tensions with China

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The United States and Taiwan will engage during official trade negotiations, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative said. The talks are tied to the US-Taiwanese 21st Century Trade Initiative, which was announced on June 1 and comes amid strained relations between the United States and China.

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