Petition: Ask the UN to Protect Asian Elephants From Being Poached for Jewelry!

The threat of poaching for ivory looms over all elephants, but mostly African elephants. Amongst Asian elephants,only males have tusks.Most illegal ivory comes from African elephants. This doesn’t mean that Asian elephants are safe from poaching, though. Their suffering in the tourism industry is quite well documented. They are often taken from the wild and […]

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Six suspected poachers arrested at Kruger National Park

SANParks has announced three successful operations in the KNP. Six suspected poachers were arrested in the park since the beginning of October. “Three heavy-caliber hunting rifles were confiscated during the operations and the majority of the suspects were arrested before shooting any animals,” said Ike Phaahla, spokesperson of SANParks.“In the same period there were no […]

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The Killing Crisis

BirdLife’s research has revealed that an estimated 25 million birds are illegally killed or taken each year across the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the Caucasus. Here, we delve deeper into the shocking discoveries that galvanised our Flight for Survival campaign. A boy clutches a fistful of Eurasian Golden Orioles Oriolus oriolus: he seeks buyers for […]

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