Michael Klein (Cayman Compass) writes about actor Adrian Grenier’s recent participation at the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference at the Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Grenier is an actor, ocean conservationist, and co-founder of the Lonely Whale Foundation. Klein reports: Next time you go diving or snorkeling, leave your underwater camera […]

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With record levels of global ivory seizures in 2013, mostly in ports, a new Interpol report highlights the need for greater information sharing to enable a more proactive and effective law enforcement response against trafficking syndicates. Large-scale ivory shipments – each one representing the slaughter of hundreds of elephants – point to the involvement of […]

via 2 Rhinos and 30 Elephants Poached Every Day — What Happened to the Portcullis?

Despite being the focus of numerous investigations and exposés regarding the country’s role in the international illegal wildlife trade, Vietnam continues to be a primary hub for ivory trafficking. The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has released a report Exposing the Hydra: The growing role of Vietnamese syndicates in ivory trafficking documenting the findings of a […]

via Ivory – Vietnam remains a threat to Elephants — What Happened to the Portcullis?

Source: Earthjustice.org NEPA helps communities protect themselves from dangerous, rushed or poorly planned federal projects. It was instrumental in safeguarding the town of Arecibo, Puerto Rico against a proposed incinerator that would further compromise the air quality of a community already at-risk. Bedrock law, authored to solidify environmental and civil rights protections, currently facing revisions […]

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