A thousand elephants in Thailand risk starvation due to the pandemic
A thousand elephants could die of starvation in Thailand as the camps where the animals are exploited for tourism have had to close due to Covid-19.
100,000 mink to be culled in Spain after testing positive for coronavirus
100,000 mink will be culled in Spain after testing positive for coronavirus. Meanwhile, the Netherlands abandons mink farming completely.
Face masks and gloves found in 7 major European rivers
Single-use face masks and gloves used as protection from the coronavirus have been found on the shores and in the waters of major European rivers.
The illegal rosewood trade is funding armed conflict in Senegal
The illegal rosewood trade, worth millions of dollars, is in the hands of Senegalese rebel groups, Gambian government officials and Chinese buyers.
Hundreds of elephants have died in Botswana and no one knows why
Over 350 elephants in Botswana have died in the Okavango Delta region. The cause of this catastrophic die-off is still unknown.
Not even coronavirus has stopped the Yulin Dog Meat Festival
The dog meat festival in Yulin – where ten thousand cats and dogs are butchered – is taking place this year, notwithstanding the coronavirus pandemic.
Humanity has not yet failed. Greta Thunberg is back with a podcast
Greta Thunberg asks leaders to do more for our climate in a podcast written during lockdown: the pandemic has taught us how to face a global emergency, she says.
We are Earth, we are nature. Patenting biodiversity means stealing the nature of life
The patenting and piracy of biodiversity and nature is a violation of spiritual, ecological, biodiversity and human rights laws.