WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06 May 2018

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 06 May 2018 … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06 May 2018

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 22 April 2018

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 22 April 2018 … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 22 April 2018

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 08 April 2018

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 08 April 2018: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 08 April 2018

Fair Bluff, North Carolina: Planning Board considers new big cat sanctuary

[Video: WALB.com] According to The Columbus County News Reporter, a proposed big cat wildlife sanctuary is a step closer to reality. On Tuesday, March 26, 2018, the Fair Bluff Planning Board unanimously decided to recommend the town council’s approval to change the town’s zoning ordinance to permit animal sanctuaries as a conditional permitted use in … Continue reading Fair Bluff, North Carolina: Planning Board considers new big cat sanctuary

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 25 March 2018

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 25 March 2018: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 25 March 2018

Eyes on Washington week ending 03.23.18

A coalition of environmental and animal-welfare groups are challenging the Trump administration’s moves to allow the importation of the heads, hides and tusks of African elephants as hunting trophies. Four groups filed an amended lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Washington against Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over this month’s announcement that USFWS will begin considering … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 03.23.18

Moka the smuggled tiger cub undergoes surgery

Earlier this month the Bengal tiger cub that was rescued from a smuggler last summer at the U.S./Mexico border underwent surgery to fix an intestinal obstruction and other medical issues. The outlook for Moka was positive immediately following the surgery, which was deemed necessary after the male cub fell acutely ill, the San Diego Union-Tribune … Continue reading Moka the smuggled tiger cub undergoes surgery

Venezuela’s zoo animals are starving, and a one-time actor wants to airlift them out

The Miami Herald reports from Bogotá, Colombia Picture this: A massive, C-130 Hercules cargo plane lands in western Venezuela, loads up starving and sick zoo animals in the dead of night and then transfers them to national parks around the world. That’s exactly what Raul Julia-Levy—an animal rights activist and actor who is hounded by … Continue reading Venezuela’s zoo animals are starving, and a one-time actor wants to airlift them out

San Francisco becomes largest U.S. city to ban fur sales

San Francisco supervisors voted unanimously to ban the sale of fur, further burnishing the city’s animal-loving credentials as it becomes the largest U.S. city to approve the prohibition. Animal welfare advocates around the world cheered news of last Tuesday’s vote, applauding the city for its compassion and hoping that the legislation will catch on. The … Continue reading San Francisco becomes largest U.S. city to ban fur sales

Critics blast outsourcing federal animal inspections

Tony Marrero reporting for Tampa Bay News: The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking feedback on its idea to use inspections from private, third-party organizations to determine if zoos, research labs and animal breeding facilities are complying with the federal Animal Welfare Act. Opponents spoke out against the idea at a “listening session” in Tampa … Continue reading Critics blast outsourcing federal animal inspections