Ban Ki-moon, Kong Saharat, Li Bingbing and Gisele Bündchen among those aiming to spur action to protect endangered species (UNEP Press release) Nairobi: 25 May 2016 – The United Nations, backed by A-list celebrities from across the globe, today launched an unprecedented campaign against the illegal trade in wildlife, which is pushing species to […]

via Backed by Stars, Unprecedented UN Campaign Seeks to Mobilize Millions to End Illegal Trade in Wildlife — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Today the world celebrates Global Biodiversity Day and I do so in a mood of calm resolve to do what I can to help. Global Biodiversity Day 2019 is themed on “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”. I’ve just watched Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator speak candidly on video about how badly human activity has destabilized […]

via “We Need To Nurture Nature And Work With It.” World Celebrates Global Biodiversity Day, May 22, 2019 — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

U.N. Report: 1 Million Species at Risk of Extinction MAY 06, 2019 An alarming new report by a panel of leading scientists warns that human activity is causing the disappearance and deterioration of wildlife at a rate that could represent an existential threat to humanity within our lifetimes. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on […]

via Over a million species would or could die –and too soon — Eslkevin’s Blog

A new report from World Animal Protection (WAP) details the destructive and cruel exotic pet trade, revealing that this multibillion-dollar industry continues to flourish. The suffering and transport of animals is enabled by irresponsible airlines like Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo, who are woefully failing to meet their stated commitments to fighting wildlife trafficking. As part […]

via New Report: Turkish Airlines is Transporting Illegally Caught Wildlife — Lady Freethinker