Global March for Elephants and Rhino

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CITES Conference of Parties (CoP17), 24 Sept – 5 October 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa As we approach the CITES (CoP17), there are proposals for key African species: ‘Uplist’ the African lion (Panthera leo) to CITES Appendix I; Inclusion of all populations of Loxodonta africana (African elephant) in Appendix I through the …

“Are You Not Entertained?”

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Petition –  “Tell SeaWorld to stop being hypocrites and end all orca shows!” – Phoebe Goldstein On Saturday, 7 May across the globe, protestors (“Empty the Tanks” – Earth Race Conservation) took to the streets to protest the on-going absurdity of cetaceans taken from the wild, or bred into a …

Saturday, 30 April 2016 – A Complex Day for Wildlife

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Saturday, 30 April 2016 will be remembered as a complex day for wildlife: In Kenya, there was a burning of confiscated ivory (and rhino horn); In London, A March to Stop Lion Trophy Hunting; In Swaziland, a proposal for rhino horn harvesting emerged; In South Africa, the sad loss of an …

Global March for Lions, London Report – 2 April 2016

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Global March for Lions, London – Event Page Link What a glorious day we had to march in London “for the love of lions” (and other so exploited species in ‘canned’ farms). We were blessed with sunshine from above….! The march was well attended by Campaign Against Canned Hunting, FOUR PAWS, Protecting …

“Hunters Conserve Wildlife” – The Debate

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In a forthcoming intelligence2 “Hunters Conserve Wildlife” – debate due 4 May 2016, the motion is:  “In 2014, a permit to hunt a single endangered black rhino was sold for $350,000… as part of a program to support its conservation in Namibia. Counterintuitive? Through funds raised from legal hunting—the purchase of permits …

“9 Myths About Captive-bred Lions”

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Banner: courtesy of the Campaign Against Canned Hunting Petition – Stop Cruel and Cowardly “Canned” Hunts Next Saturday, 2nd April there will be the Global March for Lions across many cities. In the build up to next Saturday (and then a follow up March to Stop Lion Trophy Hunting  on …

March for Dolphins, London, 19 February

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Image: Ric O’ Barry, Dolphin Project   Friday, 19 February 2016 Meet Cavendish Square Gardens, 12:00 hours for a march to Japanese Embassy, Piccadilly Link to 19 February event facebook page   Ric O’ Barry Deported from Japan, 5 February 2016 Ric O’ Barry (Dolphin Project) denied entry and detained …