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European eel traffickers busted

Independent online (SA) 04 Jul 2023
Europol described the illegal purchasing and selling of protected species as "one of the most devastating crimes against wildlife worldwide" in its announcement of the latest operation. The European eel (Anguilla anguilla) population has declined by 90% in recent years, according ...

Visit Anguilla And Help Save Some Of The Island’s Amazing Wildlife

Forbes 11 Oct 2022
The stunning island of Anguilla is home to some of the Caribbean's most beautiful wildlife ... .

Neglected species: Conserving reptiles on the Caribbean critical list

Phys Dot Org 02 Apr 2021
In many instances, the threat posed by non-native species has been compounded by needless persecution (in the case of snakes) or illegal wildlife trade to satisfy our taste for meat, leather, trinkets and exotic pets ... We joined forces with the Anguilla National Trust, RSPB and Montana State University to conduct a more thorough impact assessment.

Europe’s eels face oblivion as smugglers feed Chinese demand

South China Morning Post 21 Nov 2018
Billions of euros worth of critically endangered eels are being trafficked each year from Europe, ending up on tables in China and Japan in what campaigners say is “the largest wildlife crime on Earth”. Stocks of European eel (anguilla anguilla) have plummeted 90 per ...

Conservation effort to restore eels to Stonington brook

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 31 Jul 2012
STONINGTON -- An effort is under way to bring eels back to Stonington's Anguilla Brook ... The brook is named after the Anguilla rostrata or ...
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Vista de Sandy Ground, Anguila

Anguilla! So tranquilla

Canada Dot Com 21 Mar 2009
The island of Anguilla is still an undiscovered paradise for most travellers, meaning it is easy to find your own private piece of beach ... For naturalist Farah Mukhida, the move from Halifax to Anguilla has given her the chance to work as a protected-areas manager and study wildlife and nature.
photo: (AP Photo/Jennifer Graylock)
 Tropical Storm Chris plummets the coast line of Maundays Bay at the Cap Juluca Resort in the Carribean, Wednesday, August 2, 2006 in Anguilla. (nn1)

Anguilla! So tranquillaFinding it on a map may not be easy, but once you're there, ...

Canada Dot Com 21 Mar 2009
And if you're tired of the hit-the-beach, drink-the-pina colada and buy-the-T-shirt kind of holiday, Anguilla is a perfect choice ... To get to Anguilla, Canadians generally first travel to St ... For naturalist Farah Mukhida, the move from Halifax to Anguilla has given her the chance to work as a protected-areas manager and study wildlife and nature.


Scripps Howard 19 Oct 1999
Last year Beal Aerospace signed a 49-year lease with local authorities on Anguilla, the British territory to which the rock belongs ... "The threat to the wildlife of Sombrero from the launching of rockets ... Conservationists worry that a launch pad accident _ not uncommon in the space industry _ could wipe out the entire local wildlife.
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