British trophy hunters slay ‘at risk’ zebras for fun and post sickening photographs of themselves grinning alongside the slaughtered animals on Facebook

British trophy hunters have been slaying ‘at risk’ zebras in South Africa before posting photographs of the slaughtered animals online, it has been revealed. The grinning tourists share the sickening images to social media after embarking on expensive ‘hunt’ safaris across the vast African plains. One ‘trophy hunter’, Andy Denson, who is believed to be […]

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Cheetahs, CITES, and illegal trade: Are consumer countries doing enough? (commentary)

At the end of August, countries from across the world came together at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP18) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)to discuss actions to combat illegal trade in endangered species and to ensure sustainable management of legal trade. […]

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Trump Administration Plans to Open Up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge For Oil Drilling

The White House is in talks to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. The area has been under protection for decades. Under the Bureau of Land Management will offer leases to companies in areas where threatened animal species, including polar bears and caribous, have their home. The area is part of legislation […]

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The Killing Crisis

BirdLife’s research has revealed that an estimated 25 million birds are illegally killed or taken each year across the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the Caucasus. Here, we delve deeper into the shocking discoveries that galvanised our Flight for Survival campaign. A boy clutches a fistful of Eurasian Golden Orioles Oriolus oriolus: he seeks buyers for […]

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From Elephant Conflict to Coexistence

This article was written by Nadiah Rosli, Communication Lead for Malaysia of Earthworm Foundation. Support Malaysian people and Bornean elephants with Plan A. The villagers of Ulu Muanad, in Beluran, Sabah on Borneo Island, Malaysia are predominantly farmers – first-generation smallholders who harvest rubber, rice, fruits, vegetables and palm oil. Sometimes birds and even monkeys would disturb their crops, but these […]

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