Ann Novek( Luure)--With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

Herald Tribune2013-01-15:                      BANGKOK – An international conservation group is calling on Thailand to ban trade in ivory to help stop an unprecedented rise in elephant poaching in Africa. The WorldWildlife Fund says “massive quantities” of African ivory are being imported illegally into Thailand, where they are sold as trinkets. Although it is against the law to sell African tusks in Thailand, the local trade in ivory from domesticated elephants is legal. The World Wildlife Fund says criminal networks are flooding Thai shops with both kinds. It says elephants across Africa are being slaughtered in the tens of thousands by poachers amid…                  more »


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Author: Dr Raziq

I’m PhD in Animal Agriculture, currently working as a Technical Manager at Al Ain Farms for Livestock Production, Camel dairying, Alain, UAE. I had performed as a Professor and Dean, at the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences Pakistan (LUAWMS). I work on and write for the subjects of ‘turning camel from a beast of burden to a sustainable farm animal’, agricultural research policies, extensive livestock production systems, food security under climate change context, and sustainable use of traditional genetic resources for food and agriculture. Iim advocating camel under the theme of CAMEL4LIFE and believe in camel potential. I’m the founder and head of the Society of Animal, Veterinary and Animal Scientists (SAVES), and Founder of the Camel Association of Pakistan. I also work as a freelance scientist working (currently member of steering committee) for Desert Net International (DNI). I’m an ethnoecologist, ethnobotanist, Ethnovet and ethomedicie researcher and reviewer. I explore deserts and grazing lands for knowledge and understanding.

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