Farming Sea Turtles Is No Solution

Farming sea turtles is no solution Green sea turtles are endangered worldwide. So does the Cayman Islands’ sea turtle farm, which raises the sea reptiles as a luxury food, assist their conservation? Quite the reverse, argues Rachel Alcock. Does eating an endangered animal help protect its numbers in the wild? Would eating a green sea…

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Illegal Trading Elephants

Illegal elephant trading for tourism in Thailand A recent report from TRAFFIC found that wild elephants are being captured in Burma and illegally traded across the border, to supply increasing demand for elephants within the tourist industry in Thailand. This article discusses the report, and what can be done to try and stop the trading.…

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Costaricavsusa

It’s time for the semi-finals. The tension is high…and as Brazil have found in the real World Cup, there is no room for error. Who will make it to the final of the World Cup for Wildlife? Not just the country that is best for wildlife tourism, but also the country that doesn’t have practices,…

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Rescue Bears From Abusive Circus Petition

Rescue Bears from Abusive Circus – Petition Animals in travelling circuses are often forced to live in terrible conditions. This petition targets a US circus. Animal Defenders International (ADI) recently showed that a group of performing bears are living their lives as prisoners, spending 90 percent of their time in tiny cages enclosed inside a…

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How Animal Sanctuaries Arent Always What They Seem

How Animal ‘Sanctuaries’ Aren’t Always What They Seem Article on OneGreenPlanet from Care for the Wild CEO Philip Mansbridge, on how to spot the ‘con’ in ‘conservation’.   It’s not always easy being ethical. The hardest part, perhaps, is actually knowing that you’re being “unethical” in the first place – you can’t make the decision…

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Should We Swim With Dolphins

Should we swim with dolphins? Swimming with dolphins, whether captive or wild, is an item that can be found on most people’s bucket lists. However there is now evidence to suggest that this is directly harmful to the dolphins, and Ian Wood’s experience with swimming with dolphins has led him to question this industry and…

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Humans Are Living Longer What Does That Mean For

Humans are Living Longer, What Does That Mean for Endangered Species? – Government – Mill Valley, CA Patch As humans live longer, what does that mean for the wildlife we share our planet with? A new study provides a direct correlation between human life expectancy and the percentage of endangered animals. As human life expectancy…

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