As always Animal Welfare Activist Chris Mercer tells it like it is. Asia’s illegal wildlife trade driving African wildlife species to extinction. ……. Let’s prove Chris Mercer wrong. Let’s show him that we do care, that we can change and that we will stop the looting of Africa’s wildlife, endangered, threatened and all species
Finally someone convicted for rhino poaching, illegal trade, wildlife trafficking… or was it? The conviction of Chumlong for hunting rhino to legally access their horns has been very prominent in the news recently. Most everyone is cheering, “Finally a conviction!” However, is Chumlong the sacrificial lamb while the real poachers, illegal traders and
October 25, 2012 the Wildlife Forum met in Cape Town to consider a Protocol which is nothing short of a declaration of war on South Africa’s wildlife, according to Chris Mercer. Every once in a while Chris Mercer, founder of the Campaign Against Canned Hunting and one of South Africa’s most informed wildlife activists, reports on wildlife
Hot debate concerning legalizing trade of rhino horn in effort to stop poaching. Chris Mercer speaks out regarding pro-trade report by Damien Mander. The debate around legalizing the rhino horn trade to save the last rhino is not only heated, it is polarizing those who fight for this endangered species. What’s really at the core
Rhino poaching escalates in South Africa. Death toll passes 100. Organized crime crack down, more arrests. Wildlife trafficking from SA via USA to China. As there is so much RHINO NEWS to cover I’m simply hitting the highlights giving you links to detailed articles. Poaching Death Toll Passes 100 After only two months of 2012 the rhino
Part 3 in Series on Animal Poaching. What’s at the heart of animal poaching? Three experts’ opinions: local bushmeat, rhino horn trade, trophy and canned/captive hunting, illegal wildlife trafficking, organized crime. What’s at the Root of Africa’s Wildlife Loss? This is the third in our Series on addressing the serious topic of poaching in Africa.