UPDATE: Two new calves admitted to GRI-Elephant Orphanage Project

Mon, 24/10/2016
Kakaro (in front) and Kasewe (in rear) came into care at the EOP through recent

Kakaro (in front) and Kasewe (in rear) came into care at the EOP through recent rescues, joining fellow orphan Njanji at the Nursery.“Busy” used to be a fair description of the Zambia Elephant Orphanage Project’s typical schedule. Lately though, “busy” simply doesn’t cut it.

UPDATE: Two new calves admitted to GRI-Elephant Orphanage Project

Mon, 24/10/2016
Kakaro (in front) and Kasewe (in rear) came into care at the EOP through recent

Kakaro (in front) and Kasewe (in rear) came into care at the EOP through recent rescues, joining fellow orphan Njanji at the Nursery.“Busy” used to be a fair description of the Zambia Elephant Orphanage Project’s typical schedule. Lately though, “busy” simply doesn’t cut it.

Vietnam to destroy confiscated ivory, rhino horn

Fre, 11/11/2016
The author in front of a cache of tusks in Denver in a file photo from 2013.

The author in front of a cache of tusks in Denver in a file photo from 2013.On the eve of Hanoi hosting the Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade next week, the government of Vietnam will crush, burn, then bury in Hanoi's Soc Son District more than two tonnes of ivory and 70 kilos of rhino horn, according to government sources.

Администрация Аэропорта Каира пресекла контрабанду соколов

Mit, 02/11/2016
The live falcons seized at the airport had their eyes stitched closed with surgi

The live falcons seized at the airport had their eyes stitched closed with surgical threads to prevent them from panicking.Органы безопасности Международного аэропорта Каира остановили египетского пассажира, который пытался контрабандой провезти сапсанов в Бахрейн, как предполагается, для продажи. В багаже обнаружили 41 птицу.

Japan to target more endangered sei whales in North Pacific for ‘science’

Don, 10/11/2016
Japan has submitted to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) its proposal f

Japan has submitted to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) its proposal for another 12 years of ‘research’ whaling in the North Pacific.Given that a huge chunk of the world and its media have been focused on the United States’ Presidential election results, you’d be forgiven for not having notice

Hondenhokken kunnen honden tegen vrieskou beschermen

Mit, 09/11/2016
Hondenhokken kunnen honden tegen vrieskou beschermen

Northern Dogs

Mensen in andere landen hebben bij Canada al gauw een beeld van eindeloos uitgestrekte en bevroren toendra’s. Jagende sneeuwstormen. Bevriezingsgevaar. Sneeuw.

En dan zitten ze er niet ver naast.

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Hundehütten schützen frierende Hunde im abgelegenen Norden Kanadas

Mit, 09/11/2016
Hundehütten schützen frierende Hunde im abgelegenen Norden Kanadas

Northern Dogs

Viele Menschen verbinden mit Winter in Kanada heftige Schneestürme, Erfrierungen und gefrorenen Tundraboden - so weit das Auge reicht. Und damit liegen sie nicht ganz falsch.

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Oregon Votes for Endangered Species

Mit, 09/11/2016
Oregon Votes for Endangered Species

We have great news out of Oregon.

The ballot initiative, called the Wildlife Trafficking Prevention Act, or Measure 100, passed with 70 percent of Oregonians voting in favor.

Measure 100 prohibits the sale of parts and products of 12 types of imperiled wildlife including elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, tigers, sea turtles, lions, whales, sharks, pangolins, jaguars, rays, and leopards.