B.C. predator cull would target 80 per cent of wolves in caribou recovery areas

The provincial government is proposing a predator cull that would kill more than 80 per cent of the wolf population in parts of central British Columbia that are home to threatened caribou herds, according to correspondence from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. “The objective of this wolf reduction program […]

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Petition: Protect the Newly Discovered Blue-Throated Hillstar Hummingbird From Extinction!

Land exploitation harms the planet and drives many animals to near extinction. The most popular example would be what deforestation for palm oil production has done to orangutan populations. When humans destroy a species’ natural habitat, the animals are left with very limited amounts of land to live on and limited places to find food. […]

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Bears on skateboards and tigers chained up for selfies among animals being ‘abused’ to amuse tourists in Europe

“Horrendous” cases of animals being abused to please tourists across Europe have been filmed by investigators. In one example, a wild bear is put on a skateboard, made to stand upright and pushed on a slide for circus audiences in the Czech Republic, despite looking sick and underfed, the researchers say. In Germany footage shows […]

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Trump Administration Grants First Trophy Import Permit for Tanzanian Lion

Trump Administration Grants First Trophy Import Permit for Tanzanian Lion

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has authorized a U.S. hunter to import a lion trophy from Tanzania — the first allowed from that country since lions were given protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act in January 2016. A Florida man received permission to import the lion’s skin, skull, claws and teeth, according to U.S. Fish […]

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