Scales from around 50,000 pangolins seized by Chinese customs

Scales from around 50,000 pangolins seized by Chinese customs

Chinese customs officials have seized over 23 metric tons (23,000 kilograms or 50,000 pounds) of pangolin scales after a year-long investigation, local Chinese media reported last week. The massive amount of scales, the officials say, would have been extracted from around 50,000 pangolins, and represent the largest seizure of wildlife products in the country this […]

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Narwhals are on the verge of EXTINCTION because of excessive hunting by Inuit catchers in Greenland, scientist warns

Narwhals are on the verge of EXTINCTION because of excessive hunting by Inuit catchers in Greenland, scientist warns

Narwhals are at risk of extinction with their numbers shrinking drastically because of excessive hunting in Greenland, a scientist has warned.Known as the ‘unicorns of the sea’ and best known for their tusks which can grow to be 10ft long, the mammals live in the Arctic waters of Canada, Greenland, Norway and Russia. But experts […]

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Australia’s beloved native birds are disappearing – and the cause is clear

Across parts of Australia, vast areas of native vegetation have been cleared and replaced by our cities, farms and infrastructure. When native vegetation is removed, the habitat and resources that it provides for native wildlife are invariably lost. Our environmental laws and most conservation efforts tend to focus on what this loss means for species […]

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Petition: Ask Australia to Act Now to Stop Their Extinction Crisis

Animal and plant species around the world are in danger of extinction. We’ve entered the Earth’s sixth mass extinction and according to the UN, one million plant and animal species are endangered. In Australia alone, 511 animal species, 1,356 plant species and 82 distinct “ecological communities” are nationally threatened. Ecological communities are defined as “naturally […]

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Trophy hunting firm seeking sales reps sends details to anti-hunting lobby

Trophy hunting firm seeking sales reps sends details to anti-hunting lobby

A trophy-hunting firm in Africa is hoping to hire a UK sales representatives to sell its tours to British customers. Bizarrely, Nitro Safaris sent its recruitment email to the League Against Cruel Sports, which fights to end hunting, showing what the LCAS called “sheer stupidity”. The message, headlined “Potential agent, hunting South Africa”, included the […]

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