Snake Wine

The problems with the snake wine trade in Vietnam The snake wine trade in Southeast Asia is legal (mostly) but is becoming a big problem for snake populations which are being killed for this industry. This article from the Natural History magazine explains that there are unlikely to be any scientific benefits from consuming snake…

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Hyenas To Havana

Hyenas to Havana Plans by Namibia’s government to donate 148 wild animals to Cuba have been criticised by wildlife protection and conservation groups around the world. The BBC reports that Namibia has promised the project, dubbed “Noah’s Ark II”, will be in line with the UN Convention on International trade in Endangered Species (Cites). The…

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