Alleged poachers walk free from justice because police failed to summon them

Alleged poachers walk free from justice because police failed to summon them

Around a dozen alleged poachers have dodged justice because police failed to summon them to court for more than two years. Police and court sources told Times of Malta that an internal police probe is being conducted into the Environmental Protection Unit, which handles hunting and trapping crimes, after several court cases fell through this […]

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Petition: House Members Reintroduce Bill to Ban Trade of Wild Animals for Human Consumption

Petition: House Members Reintroduce Bill to Ban Trade of Wild Animals for Human Consumption

House members reintroduced The Preventing Future Pandemics Act of 2021 on the first day of the new Congress. The bill would end the import, sale, and export of certain wild animals for animal consumption and medicine in the United States. The bill, supported by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) was introduced by […]

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Pollution, water cuts strengthen calls for environmental law reform in Malaysia

Pollution, water cuts strengthen calls for environmental law reform in Malaysia

In September 2020, more than a million households in Malaysia’s densely populated Klang Valley suffered extended water cuts after illegal chemical dumping debilitated the region’s aging water purification systems. In the midst of the pandemic, residents donned masks and lined up to fill buckets with water. A month later, before courts could identify and charge […]

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Coronavirus is a Threat to Endangered Primates

Coronavirus is a Threat to Endangered Primates

Research found that endangered primates including the Sumatran orangutan and western lowland gorilla are vulnerable to coronavirus infection because of shared genetic similarities to humans. Like the tigers at the Bronx zoo that likely caught the coronavirus from zookeepers, scientists say the potential for humans to give the virus to endangered animals is likely. Study […]

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