Petition: Protect Frogs Around the World From Extinction!

Frogs play an important role in many ecosystems. They are bio-indicators, which means they indicate the health of their ecosystems with their permeable, porous skin that reacts to biological hazards such as contamination. They also help with insect control as a food source for carnivorous predators and eating smaller creatures. Sadly, frogs around the world […]

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Trophy hunting firm seeking sales reps sends details to anti-hunting lobby

Trophy hunting firm seeking sales reps sends details to anti-hunting lobby

A trophy-hunting firm in Africa is hoping to hire a UK sales representatives to sell its tours to British customers. Bizarrely, Nitro Safaris sent its recruitment email to the League Against Cruel Sports, which fights to end hunting, showing what the LCAS called “sheer stupidity”. The message, headlined “Potential agent, hunting South Africa”, included the […]

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Over 700 protected birds confiscated in ‘largest haul in years’

Over 700 protected birds confiscated in ‘largest haul in years’

More than 700 dead protected birds were confiscated by authorities on Thursday in what they say is the largest such haul in six years. In a joint operation, members of the police’s Administrative Law Enforcement unit together with officials from the Environment and Resources Authority, seized birds including eagles, falcons and vultures as well as […]

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Demand for North American bear parts fuels black market activity in Canada: expert

Black market demand for bear parts like gallbladders and paws has led to poaching of these animals in Saskatchewan and Canada, according to one man who’s dedicated to cracking down on wildlife trafficking. “Imagine that you have somethingthat has gone extinct just about everywhere else in the world but there’s only one place that it’s […]

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