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.
New research reveals poor animal welfare practices in many countries worldwide, which provide the perfect breeding ground for viruses to mutate and spread.
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.
Dog racing is a deeply unethical industry that abuses, uses, exploits and kills dogs purely for profit.
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.
As long as the racing goes on, the industry churns out a surplus of unwanted dogs. Greyhound rescuers are there to pick up the pieces.
An increasing proportion of dogs and cats used to supply the demand for dog meat in Vietnam are stolen pets. This is quickly becoming an issue as the growing pet-owning and loving population is becoming frustrated with continued pet theft.
There has been no respite for the heavily hunted tiger, with an estimated average of over 120 individuals seized each year over the past 19 years, a new report revealed today.
During a single hour of investigation, five coaches carrying hundreds of tourists arrived and all were given an explicit sales pitch for the tiger bone glue, despite laws against the sale and trade of products made from tigers.
An undercover investigation has revealed that Vietnamese criminal syndicates are becoming increasingly prolific, presenting a fast-growing threat to already besieged populations of elephants and other endangered wildlife.