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Browsing: Wild Animals
“On January 23rd 2018, the South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) set out its non-detriment findings (NDF) for the African lion. This is of extreme importance to the hunting industry, since without an NDF, no lion hunts would be allowed and no lion trophies could be exported.”
Charisha Florence Fraser reflects on her experiences during an internship with Indonesia’s Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP).
Find out why Brazil’s ban on exporting live animals lasted only three days, how Baja California is taking aim at bloodsports, what’s behind an anti-pit bull “Super Bowl” commercial, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
The use of elephants in tourism is fueling cruelty, and the demand for elephants to feed the tourism industry has resulted in the organised illegal trade of wild elephants in parts of Asia.
Grasses are an important part of animals’ habitats in India. By cultivating native grasses, men and women of India give grazing animals safe food to eat, creating a positive impact which ripples throughout the food chain and environment.
On January 3rd, an elephant was electrocuted by a live wire on a construction site in Gerik, Malaysia. It is irresponsible to leave work projects unattended that pose hazards to humans and animals.
Found out how China is implementing its new ban on ivory sales, why Pope Francis promoted a circus convicted of cruelty, what Sindh’s new bill means for animal rights in Pakistan, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
What are we to make of the seeming discrepancy between public knowledge of animal suffering and inaction to prevent it? And more importantly, what can we do to resolve it?
While palm oil can be defined as vegan because it contains no animal substances, the industry that produces it is by no means cruelty free.
The Vancouver Aquarium’s plan to separate two nursing walrus pups from their mother is a cruel commercial ploy insensitive to the animals’ needs.