antipoaching

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ poaching

Adjective[edit]

antipoaching (not comparable)

  1. Seeking to prevent or prohibit poaching
    • 1991 April 19, Lewis Lazare, “Life in the Laney Lane/Ardis Loves Lucy/Cleveland's Play to Land at Northlight; Local Boy Makes Goodman”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      The play, about a Rolling Stone reporter who travels to Africa to write a story about antipoaching research, had been in development at the Goodman Theatre for almost two years; shortly before leaving town Cleveland learned from Goodman artistic director Robert Falls that the Goodman would not be giving the play a fully staged production next season.
    • 1998 April 24, Michael McRae, “ECOLOGY: Survival Test for Kenya's Wildlife”, in Science[2], volume 280, number 5363, DOI:10.1126/science.280.5363.510:
      Leakey cleaned house, built a crack force of antipoaching rangers, and brought in new managers and researchers.
    • 2007 June 30, Michael Wines, “Saving Wildlife in Zambia, and Raising Human Prospects”, in New York Times[3]:
      A German zoological society financed antipoaching units to patrol the park, and helped establish the North Luangwa Conservation Project, which offered medical care, schooling, job training and loans to start farming.