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Born Free USA statement on auction to kill black rhino

Born Free USA released a statement this afternoon concerning the auction for a permit to kill an endangered black rhino. “” “” Wildlife conservation leader is saddened by Namibia’s decision and calls for action to oppose any permit application to bring the “trophy” to the U.S. Washington D.C., January 17, 2014 — Today, Adam Roberts, […]

Pack Line Headlines: New Zealand hens freed, shark conservation and Bird Day

New Zealand Bans Battery Cages – The New Zealand Herald reports over 80 million hens have been freed from battery cages in the country thanks to new animal-welfare legislation. Top Shark Stories of 2011 – Southern Fried Science has posted a list of the Top 10 Shark Conservation Stories of 2011. The highlights include the […]

Hundreds of elephant tusks burned to protest illegal ivory trade

Born Free USA is reporting Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki recently set ablaze 335 elephant tusks. Lusaka Agreement Task Force and the Government of Kenya were making a point of protesting the illegal ivory trade is sending elephants closer to extinction. Born Free notes a few decades ago, 1.3 million elephants roamed Africa. But about 600,000 […]