New York City’s revamped citywide campaign aims to educate residents in all five boroughs about the red-tailed hawks, piping plovers, raccoons, coyotes and deer they coexist with.
Browsing: Wild Animals
Increasingly large patches of tropical forest are being lost worldwide as governments and corporations clear more land to make way for industrial-scale agriculture, a Duke University study shows.
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Sri Lanka to intervene on behalf of elephants at the Dehiwala zoo, who are forced to perform in shows, housed in unclean conditions, and display chain scars and behaviors associated with stress and boredom.
Bev Pervan, co-founder of Karoo Wildlife Centre and Campaign Against Canned Hunting, died from cancer on 30th April 2016. We remember her today because of the impact she made on animal welfare in South Africa.
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.
Animals at Huzhou Lotus Village Park are suffering under unacceptable living conditions. Asia for Animals calls for the animals to be removed from the zoo and placed in a facility that can properly care for them.
Sanctuaries Rally Behind Proposed Bill to Limit Private Ownership of Exotic Animals in the United States
The Big Cat Public Safety Act was recently introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives. If passed, this proposed law would put restrictions on private ownership of dangerous exotic animals nationwide.
Canada’s proposed Marine Mammals Regulations fail to protect endangered orcas and other cetaceans. Lifeforce has started a petition to the government to increase the allowed distance between boats and orcas.
Earlier this month, South Africa’s 2009 moratorium on the domestic trade in rhino horn was lifted. This ruling went in favour of private rhino owners, and makes it legal to buy and sell rhino horn within South Africa.
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.
Pleistocene Park aims to recreate an Arctic pasture ecosystem as it existed during the Ice Age. In this exclusive interview, park director Nikita Zimov discusses the park’s implications for conservation, animal welfare, and the future of human civilization!