depredation


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Synonyms for depredation

Synonyms for depredation

an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding

(usually plural) a destructive action

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I had succeeded in killing a hawk and two crows when I came within sight of the mansion; and then, relinquishing further depredations, I sauntered on, to have a look at the old place, and see what changes had been wrought in it by its new inhabitant.
For a short distance he pursued his way in the wake of the black warriors, coming down presently to bury the meat of his kill where it would be safe from the depredations of Dango, the hyena, or the other meat-eating beasts and birds of the jungle.
Should a war be the result of the precarious situation of European affairs, and all the unruly passions attending it be let loose on the ocean, our escape from insults and depredations, not only on that element, but every part of the other bordering on it, will be truly miraculous.
And so it was that a score of the fleetest and most doughty warriors of the tribe set out in pursuit of Korak and Akut but a few minutes after they had left the scene of The Killer's many depredations.
Interactions between seals and fishing gear include depredation of fish catches by seals and bycatch of seals in fishing gear.
Carpio inhibits from kalikasan writ hearing on WPS !-- -- Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) - July 3, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has inhibited from the environmental protection case filed with the Supreme Court (SC) by Zambales and Palawan fishermen aimed at compelling the government to protect marine resources in the West Philippine Sea and stop Chinese environmental depredation in Philippine waters.
The Information Minister Shaukat Yousafzai, while reacting to PPP's move to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against former chief minister Pervez Khattak over BRT project, he said that PPP should answer first for their corruption and tales of their depredation were being told in public every day.
Little last week signed the bill that would cap the amount paid for any single claim at 10 percent of the money in the Expendable Big Game Depredation Trust Account.
Livestock depredation by tigers is common in Nyakhar and Tsheldang villages.
5000 as compensation in case of livestock depredation, but the process is so cumbersome that people ignore applying to avoid visits and humiliations, Razaqat complained.
Like other parts of the world, big cats are facing various threats in Pakistan including; habitat loss/degradation, decline in natural prey base, livestock depredation and retaliatory killing, lack of awareness, climate change and poaching for trade (skins and other parts).For conservation of big cats various actions had been taken by the present government.
'Like other parts of the world, big cats are facing various threats in Pakistan such as habitat loss and its degradation, decline in natural prey base, livestock depredation and retaliatory killing, lack of awareness, climate change and poaching for trade in its skins and other parts,' said the minister.
Livestock depredation was a primary factor in motivating the extirpation of wolves from most of the conterminous United States by the early--mid 1900s (Young and Goldman 1944).
The friend had a depredation permit from the Department of Fish and Wildlife, which is something that is granted by the State of California to allow the permittee to kill a nuisance bear.
Present study is the first attempt in this area that aimed to assess the intensity of the conflict in terms of livestock depredation. Study area was divided in to eight (8) study sites and data were collected for five months (May to September, 2011) during field surveys at each study site.