China Announces ‘Legal Trade’ in Rhino and Tiger Products

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Banner image – Courtesy of WWF Singapore – Janissa Ng Petition – “China Just Lifted the Ban on Rhino and Tiger Products,” Care2 Petitions China’s announcement (29 October 2018) has set in motion potentially even more parallel markets for legal and illegal sources to supply Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) – with …

“A Case of Ethics” – How Can Trophy Hunting Be ’Acceptable?’

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We have seen the arguments on both side of the Trophy Hunting debate, a debate that has been rolling for many years, but has become more polarised with increased public attention since Cecil the Lion’s sad demise at the behest of Walter Palmer in July 2015. The Trophy Hunters’ Claims …

“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 …

Are Lion Trophy Hunting Quotas Based on Science?

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The European Union’s (EU’s) Scientific Review Group (SRG) was due to meet on the 15 December 2015 to decide if the lion Trophy Hunting quotas proposed by Zambia and the United Republic of Tanzania (Tanzania) are sustainable. If not, should the EU prohibit imports of these trophies into the EU …

EU Fails to Ban Lion Trophy Hunting Imports

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France Bans Lion Trophy Imports, 18 November 2015 The EU’s Stance on Trophy Hunting and Trophy Imports, 30 November 2015 I was saddened to read that the European Union’s (EU’s) Scientific Review Group (SRG) agreed on 15 September that lion trophies can still be brought into Europe from Tanzania, Zimbabwe, …