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Illegal Animal Trade

Consume Or Conserve? Now That Is The Question

Dereck Joubert | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Dereck Joubert

There seem to be three species that deserve our attention right now, the three pillars of Africa: lions, elephants and rhinos. Each is in trouble. Next week we hope that sanity, and not politics, will prevail. I wonder if this age of consuming of wildlife will ever be over.

Laurent Baheux: 'We have incorrectly placed human species on top of all others'

Tadzio Mac Gregor | Posted 03.01.2016 | Arts
Tadzio Mac Gregor

Laurent Baheux, recognised as one of the most important wildlife photographers in the world, has recently revealed his newest work, The Family Album o...

The Exotic Pet Trade: Horrific Global Animal Abuse and an Assault on Sentience

Marc Bekoff | Posted 02.09.2016 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

The exotic pet trade is an international enterprise that is responsible for unimaginable, inexcusable,and unforgivable pain, suffering and death. It i...

This Is Where Illegal Wildlife Items Go To Die Another Death

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green

Don't be fooled by the building's unremarkable exterior; inside this staid warehouse northeast of Denver resides one of the world's largest concentrat...

The Global War Against Nature

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 02.27.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

There's a crisis of epic proportion occurring on our planet 24/7, 365: 'The War Against Nature' has become a prolonged looting spree -- plundering terrestrial and oceanic wildlife on a global tear never witnessed before.

Baby Leopards, Panthers, Monkeys And Bear Found In Man's Suitcases At Airport

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green

BANGKOK (AP) -- Authorities at Bangkok's international airport arrested a first-class passenger Friday whose suitcases were filled with baby leopards,...

PHOTOS: 11 Dumbest Animal Smugglers -- Lizards In Underwear, Endangered Species On eBay And More

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Trafficking of illegal wildlife is often said to be the most profitable trade in illegal products, behind drugs and weapons. While those numbers are ...

Our Change Agenda For Animals

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

When it comes to animal protection, more than a dozen federal agencies have a direct impact on the lives of millions of pets, farm animals, laboratory animals, and wildlife. It's time for change.

Vietnam's Illegal Wildlife Trade Contributes To Biodiversity Destruction: Report

AFP | Frank Zeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HANOI -- Vietnam's appetite for illegal wildlife meat and demand for traditional medicine is devastating animal and plant species within and beyond it...