conservation

Taxidermist traded tigers’ heads and rhino horns

OPINION ARTICLE BASED ON NEWS STORY: I am stressing that this is an opinion article because I have strong opinions…

4 weeks ago

Ikea allegedly implicated in illegal deforestation of lynx habitat

Vicariously, Ikea has been accused of illegal logging of forests in Ukraine where Eurasion lynx live. This harms the conservation…

3 months ago

France: call to trap all domestic cats more than 300 metres from their homes

FRANCE: Willy Schraen, 50, the head of the National Federation of Hunters has called for the trapping of all cats…

4 months ago

Myopic reactive wildlife conservation in Africa under siege by coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has almost shut down tourism to the great reserves and national parks of Africa where they would…

5 months ago

Heads up to Carole Baskin: planned protest at Big Cat Rescue July 10

Two friends from the state of Indiana, USA are campaigning on Facebook for a protest at Big Cat Rescue, Florida…

6 months ago

What do Americans think about the European Union’s statement that they support the right of domestic cats to freedom of movement?

You may have picked up on the claim by a couple of Dutch professors that European Union laws prevent cat…

10 months ago

Free-roaming cat companion trapped and sedated by researchers when mistaken for a feral cat

This story from Fayette, Iowa, USA reminds us that sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between domesticated, free-roaming cats and…

12 months ago

CITES loophole allows importation of animal trophies

There is a loophole in the international agreement which is called CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of…

1 year ago

The Nairobi River contains garbage, dead dogs, dead cats, dead pigs, dead babies

The authorities want to clean up the Nairobi River. This river runs through the capital of Kenyan, Nairobi. Clearly people…

1 year ago

UK government dithers over a ban on imports of hunting trophies

This feeble, uncommitted UK government, bogged down and paralysed as it is by Brexit, is dithering hopelessly over a decision…

1 year ago