Endangered Species

  • CITES: Japan Must Stop Killing Whales For Science

    Whether or not it contributes to ‘science,’ Japan’s slaughter of hundreds of endangered sei whales annually is breaking international agreements, said an international body governing the trade in endangered species on Tuesday.

  • Rhinos Wanted – Dead or Alive

    Major gaps between South African and Namibian legislation that regulates the endangered species trade allowed for the sale of at least 13 white rhino bulls from a South African game park to a Russian big game hunting outfit in Namibia. Nine of these rhinos were found to have died.

    An adult and baby rhino at Kruger National Park in South Africa. (Photo: Violator1, Flickr)An adult and baby rhino at Kruger National Park in South Africa. (Photo: Violator1, Flickr)

  • Armenia: Politician Keeps Endangered Siberian Tigers as Pets

    An Armenian Member of Parliament has been breeding and raising Siberian tigers as exotic pets.

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