WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 11 December 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, 11 December 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 11 December 2016

Woman mauled by tiger at Chinese park demands compensation

Fox News reported last week that the woman who was mauled by a tiger after getting out of her car at a Beijing safari park is demanding compensation of more than 2 million yuan ($300,000) from the facility. Her mother was killed in the incident after leaving the vehicle to come to her assistance. The … Continue reading Woman mauled by tiger at Chinese park demands compensation

Big-game hunters challenging New Jersey’s ban on trophy imports

In Conservation Force v. Porrino: A group of big-game hunters, taxidermists and a national hunting-conservation organization is challenging in New Jersey federal district court a state law that bars residents from importing lion, leopard, rhino and elephant “trophies.” The New Jersey law at issue states: “no person shall possess, transport, import, export, process, sell or … Continue reading Big-game hunters challenging New Jersey’s ban on trophy imports

WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 05.15.16

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief ~ 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, May 15, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 05.15.16

African safari operators call for an end to captive breeding and canned lion hunting

Shana Genever reported earlier this week, in Environmental Top News, that some of Africa’s largest safari and eco-tourism operators have come together to call for an end to captive breeding and canned lion hunting. The signatories of the statement “strongly request that the respective authorities take note of the mounting global opposition to these practices … Continue reading African safari operators call for an end to captive breeding and canned lion hunting