The filmmaker and investigative journalist shares his his perspective on how the wildlife trade is changing, why enforcement of laws that protect wildlife is so lacking, and why we can’t rely on CITES to protect wild animals.
Browsing: Fur & Skin
A new study demonstrates that legalized trade and commercial breeding of wild animals stimulates demand, encourages poachers and smugglers and ultimately pushes species towards extinction in the wild.
HB2676 would make it a misdemeanor to sell, offer for sale, display for sale, or otherwise distribute a new fur product in the state of Oregon.
“The Scale and Power of the Trophy Hunting Industry Is Astonishing”: An Interview With Eduardo Gonçalves
“Nobody has shone the spotlight on the industry, its power or the slaughter that it is responsible for before. This is what I am seeking to do.”
As demonstrated by the current global health crisis, wildlife consumption and use, including fur animal farming, poses a grave threat to human health, both in China and worldwide.
Two women thought they were helping by hand-rearing cubs, until they learned some sinister truths. Now they run a sanctuary for big cats born victim to an exploitative industry.
New report by Born Free USA reveals lack of oversight, serious animal welfare concerns, and public health risks on U.S. fur farms.
Will the South African government and its high-level panel finally accept the overwhelming evidence that captive lion breeding should be stopped?
Governments might be able to prevent future pandemics by investing as little as $22 billion a year in programs to curb wildlife trafficking and stem the destruction of tropical forests.
Inhumane practices are the norm in the wool industry, which is anything but benign.
COVID-19 has forced the world to reconsider its relationship with wild animals, but South African legislation is increasingly pointing in the wrong direction. It urgently needs a rethink.
Due to the risks posed by the consumption of wildlife, the Chinese Government has imposed an emergency ban. The continued sale of leopard bone medicines demonstrate the need for this ban to be expanded.