WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 19 March 2017

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, 19 March 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 19 March 2017

NGO exposing the wild animal trade in Lebanon

Last week The Observer/France 24 reported on the lucrative wild animal trade occurring in Lebanon: “Sales have skyrocketed in the last six months, but we don’t really know why,” Jason Mier, director of the NGO Animals Lebanon, told FRANCE 24. His group has been fighting animal trafficking for years. Lebanese Internet users pose with newly … Continue reading NGO exposing the wild animal trade in Lebanon

Woman who tried to sell tiger skin rugs on eBay given suspended prison term

According to prosecutors, the tiger skin rugs came from a type of tiger that became extinct in the 1980s and one of the dead animals may have been among the last of its kind. Dovile Vaitkeviciute, who traded on the auction site as Mr. Muffins Tiny Shop, admitted five offences in court. The 31-year-old, of … Continue reading Woman who tried to sell tiger skin rugs on eBay given suspended prison term

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 09 October 2016

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, 09 October 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 09 October 2016

Endangered species being sold on e-commerce sites in India

The Times of India reported on Wednesday to be aware of endangered species being sold on e-commerce websites such as Amazon and Ebay under code names. For example, an Australian teddy bear may turn out to be a koala, a marsupial native to Australia and dhaariwala chaddar (a striped sheet) are the code words for … Continue reading Endangered species being sold on e-commerce sites in India