Reports today suggest that Tanzania has decided to withdraw its controversial proposal to sell over 100 000kg of ivory to China and Japan. The proposal was due to be debated in March at the next CITES (Convention on the International Trade in EndangeRead more »
The Heythrop Hunt and two of its members pleaded guilty today to offences under the Hunting Act 2004 at Oxford Magistrates' Court.
The Heythrop Hunt Ltd pleaded guilty to four counts of unlawfully hunting a wild fox with dogs in a landmark victorRead more »
Promoting the conservation and protection of endangered species, the U.S. State Department has declared December 4, Wildlife Conservation Day and calls on individuals around the globe to join the fight by signing its Wildlife Pledge to help save impeRead more »
The new Environment Action Programme adopted today is a clear signal that the environment remains a priority for the European Union. However, the continued unsustainable use and abuse of wildlife calls for more urgent and drastic measures than thoseRead more »
– Despite thousands of whales still being cruelly harpooned for commercial reasons each year, whale meat consumption in Japan along with support for whaling are both surprisingly low, polling released today by the International Fund for AnimalRead more »
The European Parliament today called for an end to Japanese so-called ‘scientific whaling’ as part of a resolution on EU-Japan trade talks. The adopted text notes the serious divergences between the EU and Japan on issues related to the mRead more »