Breaking! 118 Elephant Ivory Tusks Seized By Customs Officials In Cameroon, Central Africa; We Must End The Ivory Trade!

The seized tusks in Cameroon. Photo by Maha Ngalie, MINFOF, Ministry of Forestry and Fauna, Cameroon Customs officials in Cameroon seized 118 ivory tusks weighing approximately 626 kg last week. The tusks were hidden in a truck of merchandise in Ambam, in the…

Miyoko’s Creamery Founder Helps Fly Dog Meat Trade Survivor From Seoul To Her New Forever Home In San Francisco; More Volunteers Needed!

Miyoko Schinner, the Founder and CEO of Miyoko’s Creamery, has stepped up to support In Defense of Animals and its partner Jindo Love Rescue’s efforts to save dogs from the dog meat trade in South Korea. On Friday, September 18th,…

Victory! Florida Becomes The 15th State To Ban The Shark Fin Trade With The Passage Of The Kristin Jacobs Ocean Conservation Act

In a major victory, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Bill SB 680 into law, making Florida the 15th state to officially ban the shark fin trade. The new law, which comes into effect on October 1st of this year, bans the import and export…

Breaking! New Zealand Announces Plans To Tighten Trade Restrictions To Improve Protection For More Than 35,000 Endangered Species Internationally

New Zealand’s Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage announced a plan yesterday to change the law to help protect more than 35,000 endangered species internationally, whose survival in the wild is threatened by unsustainable trade. “The changes will be made by amending the…

Powerful New Video Reveals The Tragic Plight Of Slow Lorises Being Kept As Pets; Support International Animal Rescue’s Campaign Against This Deplorable Trade!

Photos from International Animal Rescue Five years from its initial ‘Tickling is Torture’ video exposing the plight of slow lorises being kept illegally as pets, International Animal Rescue (IAR) has produced a sequel, narrated by actor and animal advocate Peter Egan. The heart-wrenching video was produced in response to the growing number of…

Singapore Crushes 9 Tons Of Elephant Ivory & Launches New Center For Wildlife Forensics To Further Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

Today, the National Parks Board of Singapore (NParks) crushed nine tons of ivory, worth $ 18 million, to commemorate World Elephant Day, which falls on August 12th. Singapore’s ivory crushing event, the largest globally in recent years, demonstrates Singapore’s strong determination and…

FOUR PAWS Rescues Two Asiatic Black Bear Cubs From The Illegal Wildlife Trade In Vietnam After Smuggler Tried To Sell Them Online

Photos from FOUR PAWS Global animal welfare organization FOUR PAWS has just rescued two Asiatic black bear cubs that were confiscated by the environmental police in Lai Chau Province at the Vietnam border to China on July 21, 2020. The…

Victory! Court Upholds San Francisco Fur Ban As Constitutional In Response To A Lawsuit By The International Fur Trade Federation

Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a constitutional challenge to San Francisco’s ban on the sale of fur products. The International Fur Trade Federation filed its lawsuit against the City and County of…

In Defense Of Animals & Jindo Love Rescue Save Dogs From The South Korean Dog Meat Trade & Fly Them To Their New Homes In Los Angeles

Photos of rescued dogs Jack and Nabi from In Defense of Animals and Jindo Love Rescue Yesterday, two more dogs that were saved from South Korea’s brutal dog meat trade by In Defense of Animals and Jindo Love Rescue arrived in…

Victory! The First Province In Cambodia, Siem Reap, Bans The Barbaric Dog Meat Trade Saving The Lives Of 7,000 Dogs Per Month

One of Southeast Asia’s most iconic tourist attractions is making major strides to protect millions of dogs throughout the country. After FOUR PAWS revealed the suffering of an estimated three million dogs that are slaughtered for their meat in Cambodia…

Breaking! India’s Nagaland State Is Ending Its Barbaric Dog Meat Trade Saving The Lives Of 30,000 Dogs Per Year

Photo by HSI The Government of the state of Nagaland in India has just announced a statewide ban on the brutal dog meat trade. The decision was announced today by the cabinet and will end the import, trade, and sale of live dogs and dog…

New footage shows baby elephants getting their ‘spirits broken’ to work in Thai tourism trade. A report from World Animal Protection in 2018 highlighted ill treatment of elephants, dolphins and other animals in “wildlife abusement parks” in Bali — a popular travel destination for Australians.

submitted by /u/dannylenwinn [link] [comments] Anything about Animals Best Deals Updates:

Breaking! New Lawsuit Fights For Trade Sanctions Against Mexico As Remaining 10 Vaquita Near Extinction

Photo by Paula Olson / NOAA Conservation groups sued the Trump administration today to force a long overdue decision to sanction Mexico for its illegal fishing and trade that is causing the vaquita porpoise’s extinction. The U.S. government has ignored conservationists’…

‘It’s against nature’: illegal wildlife trade casts shadow over traditional Chinese medicine

Experts warn the exploitation of endangered animals such as pangolin and tiger is tarnishing the industry Supporters and practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have warned that the discipline is threatened by those who continue to trade in endangered animals. The…

Help End The Wildlife Trade: New Coalition Invites Global Community To Take A Stand Against Future Pandemics

Photo By: E. Bennett, Wildlife Conservation Society The global trade in wild animals has produced conditions for disastrous and deadly pandemics, including COVID-19. That is why Global Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and WildAid are launching a new coalition to…