Malawi court sentences Chinese wildlife trafficking kingpin to 14 years in jail

Malawi court sentences Chinese wildlife trafficking kingpin to 14 years in jail

Malawi’s illegal wildlife trade crackdown has earned a Chinese national 14 years in jail. Yunhua Lin, considered the lynchpin of a notorious wildlife trafficking cartel operating across in Southern Africa, was convicted in June of the illegal trade in wildlife parts, illegal possession of firearms, and possession of illegal drugs. At Lin’s sentencing at the […]

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Perverse ‘pay-to-slay’ clause will allow sick trophy hunters to import slain animals

Perverse ‘pay-to-slay’ clause will allow sick trophy hunters to import slain animals

Hunters will still be able to import slain lions, rhinos, elephants and even polar bears under a new law’s perverse “pay-to-slay” clause. A ban outlawing the importing of the sick souvenirs was unveiled in the Queen’s Speech last Tuesday: Banning the import of hunting trophies from endangered animals abroad and ending the advertising for sale […]

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He made a fortune supplying life-saving kit to the NHS then spent thousands ‘trophy hunting’ wildlife like this… and Andrew Broggio is just one of an elite club who go on luxury killing holidays.

He made a fortune supplying life-saving kit to the NHS then spent thousands ‘trophy hunting’ wildlife like this… and Andrew Broggio is just one of an elite club who go on luxury killing holidays.

Stalking through the savannah, Andrew Broggio was on the trail of a Cape buffalo — one of the ‘Big Five’ African game alongside lion, elephant, rhino and leopard. His team, including a driver and a tracker looking for footprints and droppings, had set off at 7am, when it was still cool enough to spend hours […]

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Dallas Safari Club Hosts 2021 Convention Selling Cruel Trophy Hunting Trips Virtually

Petition: Dallas Safari Club Hosts 2021 Convention Selling Cruel Trophy Hunting Trips Virtually

The 2021 Dallas Safari Club will take place virtually this year between February 10 and 14. Trophy hunters and outfitters, alongside other businesses, will gather to promote this cruel sport. They will buy and sell rights to kill animals, including elephants and polar bears, and promote canned hunts in the United States, South Africa, and […]

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Helicopter airlifts orphaned baby rhinos found next to their slaughtered mothers

Helicopter airlifts orphaned baby rhinos found next to their slaughtered mothers

An emergency helicopter service is rescuing rhinos that get injured or orphaned by heartless poachers. Since its launch in 2018, Rhino 911 has been called out hundreds of times. Baby rhinos airlifted to safety included one-month-old Lottie, found desperately trying to suckle from her slaughtered mum. Pilot and co-founder of the South African charity, Nico Jacobs, said: […]

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Chinese mining firms in Zimbabwe pose threat to endangered species, say experts

Chinese mining firms in Zimbabwe pose threat to endangered species, say experts

Rhinos, giraffes, cheetahs and other endangered species face a new threat in Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park: Chinese mining companies. Zhongxin Coal Mining Group and Afrochine Smelting have received permission from the government to begin environmental impact assessments for drilling, land clearance, road building and geological surveys at two proposed sites inside the park, which is […]

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