Japanese NGO Joint Statement Regarding the IWC Meet 66 (Being held in Slovenia, October 20-28)

Statement translated from the original Japanese To: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Yuji Yamamoto, Director-General of Fisheries Agency Kazuo Sato We, Iruka & Kujira (Dolphin & Whale) Action Network, Greenpeace Japan and a collective of Japanese … Read more about Japanese NGO Joint Statement Regarding the IWC Meet 66 (Being held in Slovenia, October 20-28)

News from CMS

CMS (also known as the Bonn Convention) is an intergovernmental treaty under the United Nations Environment Program that entered into force in 1983. The COP (Convention of Parties) meets every three years. Its objective is the conservation of terrestrial, avian and marine migratory species … Read more about News from CMS

Fish Are Smart (And Of Course They Feel Pain!): An Interview With Dr. Culum Brown

By Bruce Friedrich, published in the Huffington Post on July 1, 2014 Last week, the esteemed journal Animal Cognition published a review paper on fish that concludes, "fish perception and cognitive abilities often match or exceed other vertebrates." In fact, says fish scientist Dr. Culum Brown, … Read more about Fish Are Smart (And Of Course They Feel Pain!): An Interview With Dr. Culum Brown

Wildleaks attracts major wildlife crime leads in first three months!

See Something, Say Something! Contact Wildleaks if you spot shark finning, or trade in shark fins of endangered species. Wildleaks is an SRI partner WikiLeaks-style website yields 24 tip-offs including elephant poaching, tiger killing, illegal fishery and forest destruction. A new WikiLeaks-style … Read more about Wildleaks attracts major wildlife crime leads in first three months!

Veteran FWS official serves as U.S. eyes, ears in poaching crackdown

by Emily Yehle, E&E reporter, Greenwire: http://www.eenews.net/stories/1059998729 Gabon's government announced grim news last year: Poachers had killed 11,000 elephants in Minkebe National Park. The data suggested that 60 percent of the African park's elephants were gone, all within a decade. … Read more about Veteran FWS official serves as U.S. eyes, ears in poaching crackdown