“Botswana remains resolute in supporting the ending of the ivory trade,” says Tshekedi Khama, Botswana Minister of Natural Resources and Environment. “We have stopped hunting, but our neighbours still undertake trophy hunting and practice captive animal breeding.”
Browsing: Hunting & Fishing
New research shows that elephant numbers increase when more ecotourists visit the areas with elephant populations. This is in stark contrast to trophy hunting which can have devastating effects on elephant herds.
In this week’s episode, Animal People covers the fate of 46 million Thanksgiving turkeys, Argentina’s vote to ban greyhound racing, new threats to wild gorillas in Nigeria, and more!
A new Duke University-led study finds that more than 200 bird species in six rapidly developing regions are at risk of extinction despite not being included on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List.
In this week’s episode, Animal People explores the implications of Donald Trump’s presidency for animal protection causes, Taiwan’s new ban on cosmetic animal testing, and why Peru is releasing half a million baby turtles into the Amazon!
Write to Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources and ask them to pass regulations banning bowhunting of cownose rays from July 1st through December 31st.
Africa’s wild apes are being illegally exported to China using fraudulent permits from the Convention in International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), according to conservationist and researcher Karl Ammann.
The failure to effectively shut down domestic ivory markets at the recent COP17 in Johannesburg leaves the ban on international ivory trade as little more than an ineffective facade and greatly threatens the survival of Africa’s imperiled elephant populations.
Hunting has dramatically reduced wildlife biodiversity in forests near rural villages in the Central African nation of Gabon, a new Duke University-led study finds.
This wolf was captured and offered for sale outside of Byblos. As the snare tightened around him, he tore up his legs trying to pull free.
The wolf is still on two antibiotics, pain medication, and monitored daily to make sure the wounds heal properly.
Open your eyes! The European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) is a critically endangered species. This video was shot at Bafa Lake in Turkey to wake people up from the darkness of ignorance.
In this week’s episode, Animal People reviews the trial of pig activist Anita Krajnc, the lifting of Australia’s dog racing ban, good and bad news for endangered wildlife, and more!