Petition: Demand Australia Enact a Ban on the Domestic Trade of Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn

Petition: Demand Australia Enact a Ban on the Domestic Trade of Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn

Canada’s recent landmark ban on the domestic trade of elephant ivory and rhino horn is a breakthrough for wildlife conservation. This bold move throws the spotlight on Australia, where despite strict compliance with international agreements, there’s a glaring inconsistency within the country’s borders. Australia’s states and territories each have their own set of rules regarding […]

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Freedom for queen of the jungle after a life behind bars: Starved tiger reduced to skin and bone is among 53 giant cats set to ‘feel grass on their paws for the first time’ after rescue from Thai breeding farm

Freedom for queen of the jungle after a life behind bars: Starved tiger reduced to skin and bone is among 53 giant cats set to ‘feel grass on their paws for the first time’ after rescue from Thai breeding farm

A starved tiger that was reduced to skin and bone is among 53 big cats set to ‘feel grass on their paws for the first time’ after they were rescued from a Thai breeding farm. The emaciated female tiger Salamas was found struggling to stand or walk after losing so much weight inside a cage […]

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Peruvian Authorities Intercept Approximately 160 Exotic Animals at Lima Airport

Peruvian Authorities Intercept Approximately 160 Exotic Animals at Lima Airport

In a recent bust at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru, authorities seized approximately 160 exotic animals, including snakes, spiders, and turtles, from the luggage of a passenger traveling from Miami to an unspecified Asian country. The Peruvian National Forestry and Wildlife Service (SERFOR) reported that the animals were discovered in appalling conditions, crammed […]

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,000 monkeys: inside the booming illicit trade for lab animals

$20,000 monkeys: inside the booming illicit trade for lab animals

In 2019, Jonah Sacha, a researcher at Oregon Health and Science University, received a delivery of 20 monkeys from Mauritius. As part of his research into stem-cell transplants as an HIV treatment, he performs tests on long-tailed macaques. The captive-bred monkeys were legally imported using an approved vendor, and looked healthy. However, when Sacha tested […]

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Stricter Rules for Elephant Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Trade in Canada!

Stricter Rules for Elephant Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Trade in Canada!

In response to the alarming decline in global biodiversity, the Canadian government has announced groundbreaking measures to address the crisis facing African elephants and rhinos. Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate change, recently unveiled stricter regulations aimed at curbing the trade of elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn across Canadian borders. This historic decision reflects […]

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Wildlife charity snare ‘mafia-type’ poachers trafficking ‘huge’ 0K ivory shipment

Wildlife charity snare ‘mafia-type’ poachers trafficking ‘huge’ $100K ivory shipment

A wildlife crime charity has smashed a “mafia-type” smuggling ring taking more than £95,000-worth of ivory out of Africa. A six-day operation by Conservation Justice, part of the EAGLE Network, and local agency partners in Gabon was described as a “significant turning point in the relentless fight against the illegal ivory trade”. Operatives for the […]

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