Submitted by Alison Dnitino on Wed, 09/11/2016 - 11:55
Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement regarding the passage of the Wildlife Trafficking Prevention Act (Measure 100) in Oregon, which prohibits the sale of parts and products of 12 types of imperiled wildlife in the state:
In fulfilment of the prominence placed by the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan on animal and environmental protection, the United Arab Emirates hosted its first, and very successful, national conference on animal welfare 2-3 November 2016.
Calls made for stronger regulations on zoo trade, at the UAE’s first national conference for animal welfare. https://t.co/Z7RcSVHivp