As tourism is a mainstay of Botswana’s economy, lifting the hunting ban could, the poll suggests, have severe economic consequences and damage Botswana’s international reputation.
Because wild animals are on the move in spring, they run the gauntlet of anthropogenic threats. Animal Help Now offers resources so that you can help wild animals in crisis find the safety and care they need.
The two orangutans were rescued from captivity, rehabilitated, and released in 2017. They have become a loving couple and are thriving, living free, and learning from each other.
Organizations Animal Friends Croatia and Victoria’s Association invite everyone to join the third March for Animals in Zagreb, Croatia on April 13th at 11:00 AM.
By simply registering to become an organ and tissue donor, you can help scientists save human lives and reduce and replace animals used in research.
A document recently issued by the government of Shaanxi Province appears makes no reference to the November 2018 claims that a full ban on tiger and rhino products is still in effect. Instead, it states that permits to buy or sell these products can be applied for in “special circumstances.”
Yellowstone National Park and other bison managers took the lives of 458 of the United States’ last wild buffalo this year. All those buffalo souls lost simply because livestock interests don’t want to share the land.
There is no humane meat. Animal Aid UK explains how animal products labeled as organic and free-range still mean cruelty and suffering for animals.
Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an “act of self-defense,” ignoring eye-witness accounts and backtracking on an original announcement condemning the act.
Yemen has been in the merciless grip of a civil war since 2015. The government is in meltdown, public authorities are penniless and workers without salaries, leaving zoos abandoned and their imprisoned animals starving to death.
In the end, we can’t make other people do anything. But we can influence them in the right direction and help them open their heart and minds.
The project is one of the first to use an advanced computer model to simulate the genetic and demographic outcomes of a species reintroduction by projecting 200 years into the future.
A report has confirmed the longstanding classification of the red wolf as a distinct species deserving of protection. With only two known breeding pairs left in the wild, and recent rollbacks on protections, it is urgent that the USFWS act now to protect the red wolf.
Some California restaurants and retailers have continued selling foie gras, despite a state ban on the sale of this cruelly-produced “gourmet” delicacy made from the liver of a force-fed duck or goose.
Only 5,000-6,000 gray wolves exist in the contiguous United States, occupying less than 10 percent of their historic range. Protecting these wolves and establishing wolf populations in remaining suitable habitat is crucial to the future of the species.
A gangly, bald, leathery bird with a penchant for eating garbage, the greater adjutant’s unconventional appearance has brought them to the edge of extinction. But in India, an all-female group of conservationists is fighting to clear the adjutant’s name.
One surprising finding in this study was that when deciding how much to feed birds, people prioritized natural factors, such as cold weather, more than time and money.
“Our empathy inspired us, but our compassion called us to act. If we can do just one thing to improve their lives, even just a little, we know it’s the right thing to do.”
Conservationists Sue U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Over Long-Overdue Plan to Prevent Disease at National Elk Refuge
The outdated and unnecessary practice of supplemental feeding threatens to accelerate the spread of wildlife diseases, including lethal chronic wasting disease, and has led to the degradation of habitat.