Calls for man who killed 420 wedge-tailed eagles to face charges under wildlife act

Calls for man who killed 420 wedge-tailed eagles to face charges under wildlife act

Conservation groups have called for a Victorian landowner to face charges under the Wildlife Act, after he admitted to his part in killing 420 wedge-tailed eagles over an 18-month period in the Bairnsdale magistrates court last week. John Auer pleaded guilty to charges brought by the state Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions of misusing […]

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South Africa reclassifies 33 wild species as farm animals. A list of iconic and in some cases endangered wild animals can now be manipulated as farming stock.

Lions, cheetahs, rhinos and zebras were among 33 wild species which became farm animals as of May this year when the South African Government approved a brief amendment to the Animal Improvement Act (AIA) which governs livestock breeding.12 There has been virtually no mention of this in the media, as the legislation was slipped through […]

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Zimbabwe To Send Baby Elephants to China in Defiance of International Resolution

A Chinese ground crew has just arrived to prepare 33 baby elephants for imminent shipment to China, according to sources near Hwang National Park. These elephants have been held in captivity for nearly a year after being forcibly removed from their families. This action constitutes a direct violation of the recent decision taken by the […]

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Heartbreaking images show endangered orangutans driven from homes by forest fires

Heartbreaking images show endangered orangutans driven from homes by forest fires

These heartbreaking images show endangered orangutans made homeless as farmers jeopardise their habitat. The pictures show a troop of these magnificent creatures gathered near water at their reserve on Salat Island, Borneo, after being driven from wooded areas by illegal land clearing. Satellites show that the number of such blazes across Borneo and Sumatra are […]

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