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Elephant filmed being beaten by British zoo keepers four years ago is put to sleep as a result of “severe arthritis”

Elephant filmed being beaten by British zoo keepers four years ago is put to sleep as a result of “severe arthritis” | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
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New Analysis Shows Scale of International Commitment to Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade: Over $1.3 Billion Since 2010

New Analysis Shows Scale of International Commitment to Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade: Over $1.3 Billion Since 2010 | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
The Global Wildlife Program has released the first-ever review of international donor funding for combatting illegal wildlife trade in Africa and Asia, which shows committments of international donors since 2010.
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Hare coursers run riot, damaging wheat crops - Farmers Weekly

Hare coursers run riot, damaging wheat crops - Farmers Weekly | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
Hundreds of acres of newly sown cereal crops have been damaged by “unscrupulous” poachers, according to police. Officers in Hampshire and Lincolnshire are
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TCM Is Powerless to Stop the Rare Animal Trade

TCM Is Powerless to Stop the Rare Animal Trade | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
Rare animal parts have long been shunned by reputable TCM practitioners, but that hasn't stopped a booming trade in endangered species
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How 4million donkeys are slaughtered every year to make Chinese serum 

How 4million donkeys are slaughtered every year to make Chinese serum  | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
Young donkeys are bred and slaughtered for the DEEJ ejiao factory in Dong'e, China. Ejiao is a supposedly youth-preserving gelatin found in their skin but there's no medical evidence for this.
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'We had a fox stuck on a trampoline' – wildlife charities react to the John Lewis Christmas ad

'We had a fox stuck on a trampoline' – wildlife charities react to the John Lewis Christmas ad | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
For one animal charity, the retailer’s bouncing boxer represents a clear and present danger. For others, it’s finally good news for badgers …
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Two Zim baby elephants die before shipment to China | IOL

Two Zim baby elephants die before shipment to China | IOL | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
Thirty seven baby elephants forcibly taken from their mothers in Zimbabwe are about to be flown to Chinese zoos.
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Chimpanzee seen smoking at North Korea's reopened zoo

Spectacle seemed to delight visitors but zoo has been criticised in the past for keeping animals in ‘woefully inadequate’ conditions
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Zimbabwe accused of preparing to ship dozens of young elephants to China

Zimbabwe accused of preparing to ship dozens of young elephants to China | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
Conservationists say dozens of young elephants being captured by Zimbabwe’s government may be bound for China, rather than nearby national park
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Zimbabwe accused of preparing to ship dozens of young elephants to China

Zimbabwe accused of preparing to ship dozens of young elephants to China | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
Conservationists say dozens of young elephants being captured by Zimbabwe’s government may be bound for China, rather than nearby national park
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Big Data Shows Weak Link Between Badgers and Cattle for TB Spread

Big Data Shows Weak Link Between Badgers and Cattle for TB Spread | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
UK - The largest simulation to date of the numbers of cattle and badgers infected with tuberculosis (TB) casts serious doubts about the extent to which badgers cause TB in cattle, according to research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
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Sea Shepherd activists set sail for Antarctic to battle Japanese whalers

Sea Shepherd activists set sail for Antarctic to battle Japanese whalers | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
Fast new patrol vessel built with Dutch, British and Swedish lottery funds aims to challenge Japan’s defiance of international court ruling on whaling
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Trafficked chimp leaves Iraq for Kenya home

Trafficked chimp leaves Iraq for Kenya home | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
A young chimpanzee smuggled across Syria to northern Iraq three years ago is on his way to a sanctuary at a private zoo in Kenya.

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Armitage Pet Care Flea and Tick Drops for Dogs and Armitage Flea Drops for Cats and Kittens: Product defect alert - News stories - GOV.UK

Armitage Pet Care Flea and Tick Drops for Dogs and Armitage Flea Drops for Cats and Kittens: Product defect alert - News stories - GOV.UK | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
Product defect recall alert for Armitage Pet Care Flea and Tick Drops for Dogs and Armitage Flea Drops for Cats & Kittens manufactured by Bio-Tech Solutions Ltd.
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Badger culls must be over wide area to work

Badger culls must be over wide area to work | Animal welfare | Scoop.it

Dr Paton said that culling should be carried out in areas of at least 150 sq km, bounded by rivers or major roads
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South Pacific Nation Frees Dolphins Destined for Captivity

South Pacific Nation Frees Dolphins Destined for Captivity | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
Activists applaud the Solomon Islands for releasing the wild-caught dolphins, which they say would have been sold to marine parks in China and elsewhere.
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Leopard cubs trapped in abandoned zoo could starve to death within weeks

Almost 300 animals are starving to death in an abandoned zoo in war-torn Yemen – including two rare leopard cubs.
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Wales demands 'objective evidence' before killing badgers. Whatever next?

Wales demands 'objective evidence' before killing badgers. Whatever next? | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
Wales has achieved enviable success in reducing bovine TB in its cattle herds without killing badgers, writes Lesley Docksey. The farming lobby is still demanding an England-style cull, but the Welsh government's 'refreshed' policy on bTB remains firmly science-based and no badgers will be killed without 'objective evidence' of infection.
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Vets Challenge British Veterinary Association’s continued support for badger culls

Vets Challenge British Veterinary Association’s continued support for badger culls | Animal welfare | Scoop.it
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