A federal bill has been reintroduced to the United States Senate in an effort to better animal welfare nationwide by banning the possession of big cats, including tigers and lions. The bill, Big Cat Public Safety Act HR1818, first entered the House in March last year by House Representative Jeff Denham. This piece of legislation has been […]
A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America highlights the impact humanity has upon biodiversity and wildlife on Earth, although humans make up only a minute portion of all life on the planet. As of the study’s publication date (May 21, 2018), the 7.6 billion humans on Earth […]
Rancher Joe Braman has partnered with the South African conservation alliance to end rhino poaching and protect animals on the brink of extinction, the Victoria Advocate reported. Braman believes the solution lies in man’s best friend. With the help of retired K-9 handler and trainer Esequiel Ortiz, Braman has trained 50 dogs to hunt and “arrest” […]
In a move that sees the country dawdling behind Scotland, Italy, New York City and India, England have introduced a draft bill that will hopefully see them finally ban the use of wild animals in circuses. Michael Gove has stated that he intends to make the ban a reality after a draft bill was initially […]
China made the announcement that it was banning ivory back at the beginning of 2017, but now as the ban goes into effect, the government is stepping up its enforcement of the law and educating the public, which will help save tens of thousands of elephants from being hunted. Despite this victory, the world is still […]
A new legislation has just been passed in Scotland, which bans the use (including exhibition and performance) of wild animals in travelling circuses. This is the first ban in regard to animal welfare at travelling circuses that has been passed in the UK. However, Scotland does not have any travelling circuses which use wild animals […]