01st Apr 2015
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Can elephant tourism be ethical?

The chance to interact with elephants tops many people’s south-east Asia holiday wish lists, but how can we be sure they have been well treated? Whether a baby elephant has...

07th Mar 2015
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Victory! Phasing Out Elephant Performances in Ringling Bros Circus!

Written by Jennifer O’Connor | March 5, 2015 Article by: http://www.peta.org/blog/ringling-to-phase-out-elephant-acts-by-2018/ Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced today that in response to growing public concern over “how the animals are treated,” it will...

15th Feb 2015
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Thousands to Rally Today Against Taiji Dolphin Slaughter for “World Love for Dolphins Day”

Melissa Sehgal, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society  On 13th February 2015, thousands of people around the world are joining their voices together in a call for compassion for dolphins being brutally captured...

09th Feb 2015

Thailand’s famous Tiger Temple raided for suspected wildlife trafficking

Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua has been dogged for years by talk of links to wildlife trafficking and its maltreatment of tigers ‘Tiger Temple’, in Thailand’s western Kanchanaburi province, has...

08th Feb 2015

Rampant poaching of wildlife and forest produce devastating for Asia

By Nirmal Ghosh, Indochina Bureau Chief In Kathmandu 7 Feb 2015   Picture: A one-horned rhino being fitted with a tracking collar in Nepal. The Himalayan country has just over...

01st Feb 2015
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All’s Whale That Ends Well

Humpback whales, once extensively hunted, have been saved from near-extinction. Their growing numbers today are reassuring, says author Malcolm Smith, but awareness needs to be maintained to ensure that their...

25th Jan 2015
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Whale sharks finally receive international protection

  Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The largest fish swimming in the world’s oceans have at last received international protection from the international tuna purse seine fishing industry...

05th Jan 2015
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Birds On the Edge of Existence

Hunting, pesticide used, development – human activities are leading to a fall in bird populations. The following is a list of Asia’s 10 most endangered birds, with some of them...

04th Jan 2015
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Tiger farms stoke Chinese demand for tiger wine and rugs, putting wild cats in peril

Picture above: A tiger begs tourists for treats at the Heilongjiang Siberian Tiger Park in Harbin, in China’s Heilongjiang province. Qilai Shen/For The Washington Pos By Simon Denyer January To the thump of...

03rd Jan 2015
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We Can Make a Difference for Our Planet After All: 10 Wildlife Conservation Success Stories from 2014

Article by Dr. Cristián Samper  President and CEO, Wildlife Conservation Society We cannot ignore the realities of habitat loss for wildlife, the extinction crisis, and the impact climate change has on nature;...