Ranulph Fiennes labels trophy hunters ‘bullying bastards’ and calls for UK import ban

Ranulph Fiennes labels trophy hunters ‘bullying bastards’ and calls for UK import ban

Banning the import and export of big game hunting trophies would recognise the destructive impact European powers have had on wildlife in former African and Asian colonies, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has said. Speaking to the Guardian, the veteran British explorer said hunting endangered species such as rhinos, elephants and lions to keep their body parts […]

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113 Animal Species Identified as Needing “Urgent” Help After Record-Breaking Australian Fires

113 Animal Species Identified as Needing “Urgent” Help After Record-Breaking Australian Fires

Australia was having an extinction crisis before the fires hit. There were 511 animal species, 1,356 plant species and 82 distinct ecological communities nationally threatened. But the fires were devastating and record breaking. One-third of koalas (an already endangered species) were killed and scientists estimate that over one billion animals died. And now there are […]

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Alarm over collapse of chinstrap penguin numbers

Alarm over collapse of chinstrap penguin numbers

Colonies of chinstrap penguins have fallen by more than half across islands in Antarctica, prompting scientific concern that “something is broken” in the world’s wildest ecosystem. After more than a month counting chicks in the South Shetland Islands, researchers suspect global heating is behind the sharp fall in numbers of the distinctive birds, which get […]

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Polar bears are getting thinner and having fewer cubs. Melting sea ice is to blame

Trump’s Trophy Hunting Council Disbanded After Legal Defeat

The Department of the Interior (DOI) has disbanded a controversial council that promoted big game hunting after a judge ruled that environmental groups could challenge the legitimacy of the council in court, as The Associated Press reported. The DOI told a federal judge on Friday that the International Wildlife Conservation Council (IWCC) had ended its […]

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Need Another Reason to Stop Buying Fur? Watch this Sad Footage of Mink Attacking Each Other at a Lithuanian Fur Farm

Need Another Reason to Stop Buying Fur? Watch this Sad Footage of Mink Attacking Each Other at a Lithuanian Fur Farm

Upsetting news from the Daily Mail has found that mink on a fur farm in Lithuania are attacking and eating each other in their terrible conditions. The animals were filmed by an animal rights group. The video shows the mink jumping up and down in their tiny cages and leaping in distress. One part of the video shows an animal has been ripped […]

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