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 …

“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 …

Is South Africa a Worthy CoP17 Host?

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In September 2016, CITES will convene the Conference of Parties (CoP17) in Johannesburg, South Africa. However, questions have to be raised of the host nation, namely the South African Minister for Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa who will be welcoming delegates and hosting events at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. This is …

March for Dolphins, 18 March 2016

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Petition to End Taiji Dolphin Slaughter –  UK Residents and Citizens Only Protest Facebook Page Link ___________________________________________________________ Pictures and Videos from the 18 March Protest, London The protest started from Derry Street, London and made its way to the Japanese Embassy in Piccadilly. Derry Street is home to some key, UK media outlets …

SeaWorld Cares?

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Banner image courtesy of Banksy Petition –  “Tell SeaWorld to stop being hypocrites and end all orca shows!” – Phoebe Goldstein SeaWorld is reporting (“”Caring” for Tilikum the Killer Whale,” SeaWorld)  the sad and tragic demise of Tilikum, an orca killer whale stolen from his mother’s side in the wild (in the …

The ‘Theatre’ of Wildlife Decimation

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In the war-like ‘theatre’ of organised wildlife crime, versus the authorities and anti-poaching units, where is the current ‘balance’ in this blood filled battle? Ultimately, where are we heading with regard to threatened species? Elephant Poaching Based on CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and …

SeaWorld’s Spying and Management Re-shuffle

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Banner image courtesy of Banksy Petition –  “Tell SeaWorld to stop being hypocrites and end all orca shows!” – Phoebe Goldstein SeaWorld issued a Press Release, Friday 19 February 2016 announcing key management appointments to “meet strategic goals.” However, we now see that one of SeaWorld’s ‘strategies’ has been to infiltrate …

“The Cecil Effect”

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Petition – To suspend the threatened Bubye Valley Conservancy (B.V.C) culling of a reported 200 ‘surplus’ lions from its purpose bred stock Petition – Stop the Cull of 200 Lions in Cecil’s Home Country It is being reported (“‘Cecil Effect’ Leaves Park’s Lions at Risk of Cull,” Daily Telepgraph, 20 …

Taiji Dolphin Protest, Announced for 18 March 2016

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Next Protest, London, 18 March 2016 – see you there! The 2015/2016 Taiji drive/hunt season may be over, but the protests will continue until Taiji and all other Japanese cetacean abuse stops for good. “Breaking: Officials Confirm Taiji Drive Season Over,” Dolphin Project, 2 March 2016 Taiji Drive Figures for …

“There’s No Excuse for Animal Abuse!”

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 Credit for banner picture – Unattributed at the moment Taiji Action Day, 19 February _________________________________________________________________ UK Petition – “Government make public protest against killing of dolphins at Taiji Cove Japan” Yesterday’s (19 February 2016) Taiji Action Day march to raise awareness for the dolphins being captured and killed in Japan, was …