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

A growing number of Tiger farms in Asia and the sale of Tiger bone wine are fueling illegal wildlife trade, ITV News investigation finds

Animal campaigners such as the WWF and Environmental Investigation Agency believe an international commercial trade in parts and derivatives from tigers is fulling the growth in tiger farms. The sale of tiger bone wine was banned in China in 1993, but a tiger park visited by ITV this month in Harbin is claiming to sell … Continue reading A growing number of Tiger farms in Asia and the sale of Tiger bone wine are fueling illegal wildlife trade, ITV News investigation finds

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

Wild Tiger Population Rises for the First Time in 100 Years

In contrast to last week’s news from Cambodia, declaring tigers in the country as “functionally extinct,” according to the findings of a new survey released on Monday, April 11, 2016 by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Global Tiger Forum, the global count of tigers roaming in the wild has risen for … Continue reading Wild Tiger Population Rises for the First Time in 100 Years