The carcasses of more than 400 elephants have been discovered in Botswana and nobody yet knows what’s killing them. The government appears to be dragging its heels in pursuit of answers.
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Sustainable use has ensured the international commercialization of biodiversity, and determined that price and trade be the arbiter of what value each species holds.
Are we headed towards a world without lions in the wild? In an interview with author Sara Evans, we discuss the threats lions face and why we should have hope that these big cats will persist.
Capturing and confining dolphins and orcas in restrictive concrete pools is killing them—physically and psychologically. Don’t support captive animal entertainment.
The “big five” wildlife species were chosen by trophy hunters based on the species most difficult to kill. The New Big 5 will be based on the animals most popular to photograph, and advocates for compassion and conservation.
Automobile traffic can be a huge threat to wildlife. In an interview, we learn what one state is doing to reduce the number of animals killed by vehicles.
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.
Irked by opposition to its decision to reopen elephant trophy hunting, the Botswanan government has become increasingly strident and populist in defense of its actions.
At least one tiger has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Bronx Zoo, and tuberculosis is rampant in the U.S. captive elephant population and continues to be contracted by human zookeepers.
Here’s why you should visit an animal sanctuary or watch a nature documentary before you ever give your money to a zoo or safari park.
The Mirage Hotel of Las Vegas keeps dolphins in tanks in the desert sun where they are forced to perform for tourists. The facility has a notoriously high mortality rate for dolphins.