16. CITES-Vertragsstaatenkonferenz in Bangkok: Mehrere bedrohte Haiarten brauchen dringend Schutz

Ma, 02/19/2013
Shark-Finning auf einem Markt in Dibba, Oman.

Shark-Finning auf einem Markt in Dibba, Oman.Der Rückgang der Haibestände in den Weltmeeren hat mittlerweile ein beispielloses Ausmaß angenommen. Viele Haipopulationen wurden auf gerade mal 20% ihrer ursprünglichen Größe dezimiert. Der Hauptgrund für diese dramatische Entwicklung ist das so genannte „Shark-Finning“.

Tag zwei der WTO-Anhörung: Kanadische Robbenjagd wird scharf kritisiert – aber nicht von der EU

Me, 02/20/2013
Die Robbenjagd an der kanadischen Ostküste – und jetzt auch die Robbenjagd der I

Die Robbenjagd an der kanadischen Ostküste – und jetzt auch die Robbenjagd der Inuit – werden als grausamste Jagd der Welt dargestellt.

Ich bin in Genf bei der ersten WTO-Anhörung zu Kanadas und Norwegens Klage gegen die EU-Verordnung für Robbenprodukte.

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Me, 09/07/2011

Vandals Release Cougars at Manitowoc's Lincoln Park Zoo

Incident date: 
Sa, 12/01/2007
Date reported: 
Sa, 12/01/2007
Date Published: 
Sa, 12/01/2007 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Manitowoc
State: 
Wisconsin
Catégorie: 
Escape
Nom: 
Vandals Release Cougars at Manitowoc's Lincoln Park Zoo
Headline: 
Vandals Release Cougars at Manitowoc's Lincoln Park Zoo
Summary: 

A zoo employee noticed cougar tracks in the snow and discoverd that two cougars had escaped. Vandals had cut through enclosure fencing at the Lincoln Park Zoo to release the cougars. The cougars were recaptured inside the zoos outside fence.

Publication: 
620 WTMJ Newsradio
Auteur: 
Associated Press

Big cats, heart rule on opening day of Riverfest

Incident date: 
Je, 07/03/2003
Date reported: 
Je, 07/03/2003
Date Published: 
Je, 07/03/2003 (Toute la journée)
City: 
La Crosse
State: 
Wisconsin
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Big cats, heart rule on opening day of Riverfest
Headline: 
Big cats, heart rule on opening day of Riverfest
Summary: 

While performing to a crowd of 400 people, an animal trainer was mauled by a tiger. The trainer required treatment, including 30 to 40 stiches, as a result of the attack.

Publication: 
La Crosse Tribune
Auteur: 
Timothy San Pedro

Animal Watch; Who Let the Cat Out?

Incident date: 
Di, 12/15/2002
Date reported: 
Di, 12/15/2002
Date Published: 
Di, 12/15/2002 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Leesburg
State: 
Virginia
Nom: 
Animal Watch; Who Let the Cat Out?
Headline: 
Animal Watch; Who Let the Cat Out?
Summary: 

A 80-pound tiger escaped from a petting zoo and was reportedly on top of a car in a parking lot. An animal control officer was called in to recapture the tiger, but the tiger was enticed back into its cage with meat before the officer arrived.

Publication: 
The Washington Post

Tiger Mauls San Antonio Zookeeper

Incident date: 
Di, 07/15/2007
Date reported: 
Di, 07/15/2007
Date Published: 
Di, 07/15/2007 (Toute la journée)
City: 
San Antonio
State: 
Texas
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Tiger Mauls San Antonio Zookeeper
Headline: 
Tiger Mauls San Antonio Zookeeper
Summary: 

A 28-year-old San Antonio Zoo keeper was attacked by a tiger. The tiger bit the man on his neck, face, arms, and his leg was shattered as a result of the bite. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment and he was expected to recover.

Publication: 
ABC News

Catch Those Tigers

Incident date: 
Je, 02/28/2002
Date reported: 
Je, 02/28/2002
Date Published: 
Je, 02/28/2002 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Austin
State: 
Texas
Catégorie: 
Human Death
Nom: 
Catch Those Tigers
Headline: 
Catch Those Tigers
Summary: 

As a 3-year-old stood near his grandfather's pet tigers posing for a picture, one 250-pound pet tiger took the young boy by his foot and dragged him away. The tiger flipped and knocked the boy around. The boy was airlifted to a hospital where he died as a result of the attack.

Publication: 
Dallas Observer News
Auteur: 
Charles Siderius

Surgeons Save Little Jayton Tidwell's Arm After His Uncle's Pet Tiger Bites It Off

Incident date: 
Lu, 04/03/2000
Date reported: 
Lu, 04/03/2000
Date Published: 
Lu, 04/03/2000 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Channelview
State: 
Texas
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Surgeons Save Little Jayton Tidwell's Arm After His Uncle's Pet Tiger Bites It Off
Headline: 
Surgeons Save Little Jayton Tidwell's Arm After His Uncle's Pet Tiger Bites It Off
Summary: 

On March 15th, a 4-year-old boy wandered into his aunt and uncle's backyard of his aunt and poked his hand through the chain-link cage housing the family's 400-lb Bengal tiger. The boy screamed as the tiger was biting him and his father came running out. The boy underwent nine hours of surgery during which two doctors pieced together bones and blood vessels to reattach the arm. The doctor's expected the boy would have some use of his arm.

Publication: 
People
Auteur: 
Alex Tresniowski

Girl Killed by pet tiger

Incident date: 
Ma, 06/08/1999
Date reported: 
Ma, 06/08/1999
Date Published: 
Ma, 06/08/1999 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Yorktown
State: 
Texas
Catégorie: 
Human Death
Nom: 
Girl Killed by pet tiger
Headline: 
Girl Killed by pet tiger
Summary: 

A 10-year-old girl and her stepfather were inside the cage of a female tiger.  While brushing the female tiger, the male tiger jumped on the young girl and dragged her through the cage. She died as a result of the attack. The stepfather was licensed to possess two tigers.

Publication: 
Lodi News-Sentinel