The online trade in ivory and related wildlife products is rampant in Hawaii, which remains one of the United States’ major markets for ivory, according to a new report by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Humane Society InternaRead more »
The European Commission launched the European action plan against wildlife trafficking (link) in Brussels today, an historic EU initiative to prevent the killing and illegal trade of wildlife.
The 5 year plan was welcomed by IFAW who has been advocatRead more »
The European Commission launches the European action plan against wildlife trafficking in Brussels on Friday 26th February. In doing so it establishes another front in the global fight against the criminal trade in wildlife products such as elephantRead more »
Corrected 26 January 2016: Number of tusks destroyed was 359.
Sri Lanka this morning destroyed its ivory stockpile of 359 elephant tusks.
Included in the stockpile which was crushed and then burned, was 1,5 tonnes of ivory confiscated in ColombRead more »
This week will mark the 10th anniversary of the famous Thames whale - but sadly whales still desperately need our help as they face more threats now than at any other time in history.
On Saturday 21 January, 2006, a team of marine mammal medics attemRead more »
Animal welfare campaigners have criticised the hundreds of pointless badger deaths confirmed in the recent cull in three areas of the country and the Government’s decision to further roll out the badger cull.
Despite failing to meet minimum tarRead more »