Weak controls fuel surge in wildlife trafficking by air across Latin America

Weak controls fuel surge in wildlife trafficking by air across Latin America

Brazilian authorities point to Russian biologist Kyrill Kravchenko as an international wildlife trafficker. They had been monitoring him since 2017, after he was arrested in the Netherlands with rare wildlife from Brazil in his possession. In mid-January this year, as he tried to board a plane to Russia at São Paulo’s international airport, they intercepted […]

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Petition: Marine Life Harmed Most By Plastic In Florida Than Any Other State

Petition: Marine Life Harmed Most By Plastic In Florida Than Any Other State

A recent report from the International oceanic advocacy group, Oceana, has singled out Florida as having more incidents of wildlife being harmed by plastics in the ocean than anywhere else in the United States. Ocean’s report discovered evidence of nearly 1800 marine animals becoming entangled in or swallowing plastic debris in the ocean dating back […]

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Petition: DDT-like “rat poison” killing wildlife

Petition: Take Action to Ban DDT-like “Rat Poisons” Killing Wildlife

There is an urgent need to protect California’s wildlife. More and more wild animals are being found contaminated by first and second generation anticoagulant rodenticides. Like the Covid-19 statistics, we are seeing increased numbers of contaminated wildlife because more tests are being performed. However, also like the pandemic, we don’t truly know the extent of exposure […]

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President’s Budget Falls Short For Climate, Birds and the Environment

President’s Budget Falls Short For Climate, Birds and the Environment

WASHINGTON (February 10, 2020) – The Trump Administration presented a budget to Congress today for fiscal year 2021 that includes dramatic cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Interior, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy, the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Commerce which houses the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

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