News from the Field

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Shark Fin Suppliers Sue CA Over Ban

A group of shark fin suppliers is suing California over a recent state-wide ban on the sale or possession of fins. The San Francisco-based Asian American Rights Committee of California argues that... Read More

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Air Australia Strands 4,000 Passengers

On Friday, at least 4,000 Air Australia passengers were stranded in airports in Hawaii and Thailand after the airline ran out of money to refuel its planes. Travelers have been told they must find... Read More

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Cameroon Rocked by Poaching Spree

Some 200 elephants have died at the hands of poachers already this year in Cameroon's Bouba Ndjida National Park, conservation groups said on Friday, in what may be a response to growing demand in... Read More

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Off-Duty Patroller Killed in Colorado

An off-duty Keystone Mountain ski patroller died in an avalanche in southern Colorado on Thursday, becoming the state's sixth avalanche fatality of the season and the second in four days. According... Read More