illegal wildlife trade
This hardline approach is an example to us all and demonstrates the sort of progressive determination that is critical to making real change happen. Each country needs to work on its solutions to the elephant crisis because the future of these stunning animals is in our hands.
Each day brings more news of wildlife massacres and forest destruction. As we look to build the alliances necessary to tackle the poachers and to develop the policies to educate and enlighten, we should appreciate that there are no second chances.
Elephants have dominated recent headlines as the world wakes up to the threat they face. From the latest data revealing a
This study provides a fascinating insight into what type of information may be most likely to deter people from purchasing an exotic species, and suggests that reducing the demand for exotics - and all of the negative consequences that accompany that demand - may indeed be possible.
Last year, we witnessed some incredible highs but also some terrible lows for Africa's wildlife. From lions to elephants
It's a New Year, and it's always at this time that people like me get all pensive - thinking about the year just gone and the year ahead. Although many will be thinking of a host of resolutions and changes, new jobs, new diet and the like, for me and many like me my thoughts always relate to animals...
Prince William has persuaded China to take ‘significant’ steps to end the illegal wildlife trade and is set to unveil a breakthrough
Knowing its reputation, I sat rather uncomfortably on the balcony of the Tiger Temple's restaurant and was truly astounded by what I saw. Weighing in at up to 400 pounds, tigers are highly evolved carnivores that deserve a more than a certain measure of respect.
What's clear though is that something has to give. I'm not sure if it's just a New Year thing but strangely I think we may have reached a tipping point. Wildlife, this could be your year.
With an estimated worth of between 10 and 20 billion dollars each year, the "zero tolerance approach to wildlife trafficking" announced by HRH Prince William in Washington this week is so very welcome.