Botswana’s world acclaimed anti-poaching success story is being threatened by budget cuts, which have forced the elite Rhino Squad to curtail patrols and created a backlog in payments to farmers compensating for human-animal conflict.
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Most incidents of conflict between people and tigers display how ugly we humans can become. But the respectful behavior of one particular community during a recent WTI tiger rescue made a much stronger and more hopeful impression.
If cats do have nine lives, leopards are on their last. Especially the big, strong males of the species, as South Africa’s DEA seems set on reintroducing leopard trophy hunting quotas.
We all feel deeply aggrieved over the lost lives – humans and dogs. But I despair over the vigilantes who seem to take the ‘eye for an eye’ approach by ruthlessly culling every dog they can lay their eyes upon.
We are extremely pleased to see state wide acceptance and regard for Rabies Free Kerala, including awareness of sterilization, the only scientific and humane choice for animal population control, and tolerance and acceptance of street dogs.
#MyDesiValentine, FIAPO’s latest campaign, aims to empower animal organizations by helping them to conduct adoption drives across India. As part of the campaign, we are supporting our NGO members digitally and enabling them to connect with a wider audience of pet lovers.
It may be a story of extreme cruelty in the name of science. It may also be about fraud. This story certainly involved the death of hundreds of wild animals, which underpinned a doctoral dissertation plus a paper in the British Ecological Society’s Journal of Applied Ecology.
Draft legislation proposes cruel and unethical methods for dealing with problem wild animals, including the use of poison, hunting dogs, gin traps as well as extermination in their burrows by flooding them with toxic gas.
In this episode, Animal People explores how climate change is killing fur seals in California, what Kenya’s cattle invasion problem means for wildlife conservation, how a new smartphone app aims to prevent roadkill, and more!
Take care of homeless animals this winter! For you it is a little thing, but for them it is a matter of life and death…
In spite of years of international outrage over the Mauritian government’s inhumane treatment of its dog population – and despite repeated offers of support from international animal-welfare groups – the country is still using a barbaric and ineffective method of dog control.