We are a nation inhabiting diverse amount of flora and fauna. So, there is greater reason for us to conserve them in their natural habitat. Globally, a lot of faunal Indian species (e.g. Gray Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), Kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) have been categorized in IUCN red list as “least concern”, but in India […]

via Wildlife Conservation: Is it enough? — Agenda For Survival

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by Dale Berning Sawa as published on The Guardian “From eel and sturgeon to pangolin and turtle, hundreds of species are threatened by human hunger or greed. Here are some of the most at risk…” A rare cape pangolin. Their scales are used in traditional Chinese medicine. Photograph: Alamy If there is a single dish […]

via Deadly appetite: 10 animals we are eating into extinction — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

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