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Human Desperation and Environmental Destruction in Gaza

Human Desperation and Environmental Destruction in Gaza

NEW YORK, New York, January 22, 2009 (ENS) – Senior United Nations officials today began to assess humanitarian needs in Gaza, getting a first-hand look a the destruction inflicted on the area’s 1.5 million residents and their environment during three weeks of Israeli military operations. “The mission was struck by the scale and urgency of…

57 Wildlife Criminal Suspects Grabbed in African Crackdown

57 Wildlife Criminal Suspects Grabbed in African Crackdown

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 17, 2008 (ENS) – Africa’s largest international operation against wildlife crime has netted 57 suspected illegal wildlife product dealers and 1,000 kilograms of powdered, carved and raw items of ivory in coordinated raids across five African countries. On the weekend, Kenya Wildlife Service, the Lusaka Agreement Task Force and INTERPOL personnel raided…