The notion that Earth is here for our use and pleasure is deeply embedded in our collective assumption. We have to rebalance our relationship with the natural world. COVID-19 is a warning of what happens when we don’t.
Browsing: Fur & Skin
People from all corners of the world have had their eyes opened to the health risks and animal welfare concerns of the animal trade, and the world is watching to see what the outcome will be.
In the search to explain the world around us, sometimes our observations lead us to the wrong conclusions. That seems to be the case with a famous Russian experiment on domesticating foxes.
China’s recent ban on wildlife consumption will hopefully stop the flow of lion bones from South Africa, which may be contaminated with tuberculosis and tranquilizers.
The scale of wildlife trafficking in Southeast Asia is incredible and a renewed game plan is needed to combat it, says a new report released yesterday.
The current situation – awful as it is – has shone a spotlight on all wildlife trade in China, presenting the government with an opportunity to finally tackle demand for wildlife threatened by trade, including by closing legal markets.
As with a number of previous outbreaks, coronavirus is believed to have originated in a market where many live animals are sold and slaughtered in unhygienic conditions.
A report reveals how China’s fur industry is both healthy and influential, and highlights its growing influence on the world’s fur industry.
The evidence suggests that ethical, economic and ecological problems with trophy hunting warrant a trophy import ban.
South Africa is facilitating illegal trade in lion bones, enabling the activities of notorious international crime syndicates, and threatening the survival of tigers and lions in the wild.
A photographer and activist shares the story about how he found his path to be a voice for elephants.