Environmental Investigation Agency Calls for Destruction of All Black Market Ivory

  MEDIA RELEASE: MASS IVORY BURNING SHOWS THE WAY AHEAD Campaign group calls for the destruction of all black market ivory. Photo credit: Environmental Investigation Agency KENYA: As several tonnes of contraband ivory went up in smoke, the London-based Environmental Continue Reading

Video of the Day: Hundreds of Dead Sharks on Hong Kong Sidewalk!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6Lm89uuCs0] About this video, Alex Hofford says: “Hong Kong shark fin traders regularly block the city’s sidewalks with stinky shark fins, causing not only an obstruction to pedestrians, but also a deep inconvenience to our oceans.” Photo credit: Alex Hofford Continue Reading

Groundbreaking Scientific Research Officially Disproves Rhino Horn’s Medicinal Value

It is believed by some people that centuries old traditional Chinese medicine made from rhino horns have curative properties. This demand, evidently, has caused the demise of thousands of Rhinos  across the globe. It has caused organized crime syndicates to Continue Reading

African officials seize over 3,000 pounds of ivory, dozens arrested

African authorities raided shops, intercepted vehicles at checkpoints and used sniffer dogs to detect and seize over 3,800 pounds (1,768 kilograms) of illegal elephant ivory in a six-nation operation, Interpol and the Kenya Wildlife Service said Monday. The Kenya Wildlife Continue Reading