Petition: Find Wildlife Traffickers Who Tossed Exotic Animals Into the Sea to Their Death

Petition: Find Wildlife Traffickers Who Tossed Exotic Animals Into the Sea to Their Death

Recently, a study found that one-fifth of vertebrates on land are bought and sold in the wildlife trade. The wildlife trade, both legal and illegal, is a cruel, global multi billion dollar business in which animals are captured, killed, and sold for their meat, skin, and bones. Animals like pangolins are so highly trafficked, they […]

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

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 […]

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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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South Dakota will allow trophy hunters to kill 30 percent of its mountain lions

South Dakota has a notorious history of mismanaging its mountain lion population and playing into the hands of trophy hunters. In past years, the Mount Rushmore state has repeatedly increased its hunting quota for the animals, despite evidence that its lion population is on the decline. But this week, the state surpassed its own sordid […]

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