The fondness of China’s bureaucrats for giving and receiving exotic gifts made from animal products will soon be cut short if some of the country’s most eminent figures have their way.
Numerous proposals urging for the government to takeRead more »
A new study published in the journal Biological Conservation describes the trafficking of wildlife and their products as one of the most profitable and attractive of all the illicit trades, possibly surpassed only by the trafficking of arms andRead more »
Positive measures to protect wildlife from illegal trade were pledged at today’s London Summit on the issue.
Decision-makers from around 50 countries met in the Capital to discuss the plight of elephants, rhinos, tigers and other species threatRead more »
As decision-makers from around 50 countries meet in London tomorrow (Thursday) to discuss illegal wildlife trade, strong measures are being sought to protect elephants, rhinos, tigers and other threatened species from the bloody poaching crisis.
TheRead more »
In the wake of yet another mauling at a private roadside zoo, dangerous incidents involving big cats continue to rise across the United States. The Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act (H.R. 1998/S.1381), a Congressional bill initiated byRead more »
A tigress named Zolushka (Russian for Cinderella) was successfully released to the wild by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) jointly with the Phoenix Fund, Special Inspection Tiger, A.N. Severtsov Institute of EcolRead more »