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U.S. sentencing commission approves increased penalties for animal fighting

Archived, 13 days ago From humanesociety.org 

Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The U.S. Sentencing Commission announced new guidelines to significantly increase the penalties for both dogfighting and cockfighting, bringing the penalties more in line with the 2014 Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act. The commission also es ...

Tanzania, Kenya in move to crush poaching

Archived, 13 days ago From allafrica.com 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Tanzanian and Kenyan conservationists have partnered with a US-based university to source for DNA material for 200 species of bird and animals highly targeted by poachers for commercial purposes.

The partnership between the Kenya Fores ...

India to help Cambodia restore tiger population

Archived, 13 days ago From domain-b.com 

Mumbai, INDIA - The next time you are in the jungles of Cambodia you could end up spotting an Indian tiger. Buoyed by increasing tiger numbers, India is actively considering a request by Cambodia to send a couple of the big cats to help reinforce the tiger populatio ...

New Hampshire withdraws proposal for bobcat hunting and trapping seasons

Archived, 13 days ago From awionline.org 

Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department today withdrew a proposed administrative rule that would have allowed bobcat hunting and trapping in the state for the first time since 1989.

Today’s announcement responds to myriad concerns r ...

Chinese poachers imprisoned for slaughtering 226 elephants

Archived, 14 days ago From amsterdamnews.com 

New York, NEW YORK - Two Chinese immigrants were convicted by a court in Tanzania late last month after they were found to illegally be in possession of 706 ivory elephant tusks and were each sentenced to 30-year terms in prison.

Initially Xu Fujie and Hua ...

Vigilance urged as Malaysia destroys huge ivory stockpile

Archived, 14 days ago From traffic.org 

Cambridge, U K - TRAFFIC today called for continued vigilance and intelligence-led enforcement and investigations against the illegal ivory trade as Malaysia destroyed 9.55 tonnes of seized elephant tusks.

The tusks that were crushed and then incinerat ...

Elephants who used to give rides and put on shows finally get to relax

Archived, 14 days ago From thedodo.com 

New York, NEW YORK - Some people are finally getting it: Elephant rides are not fun for elephants. They are really just part of a lifetime of cruelty for these animals, who are often stolen from the wild when they're very young.

And businesses are startin ...

Ottawa restricts the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores

Archived, 14 days ago From hsi.org 

Montreal, CANADA - The Ottawa City Council adopted a by-law that restricts the sale of commercially bred cats and dogs in pet stores, requiring new pet stores to offer only cats and dogs from legitimate shelters, humane societies or rescues organizations; all stores wi ...

Actress Beth Behrs joins the ASPCA to raise awareness about at-risk uorses on ASPCA Help a Horse Day

Archived, 14 days ago From prnewswire.com 

New York, NEW YORK - The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the participants in its third annual ASPCA Help a Horse Day grants contest. The nationwide competition of equine rescues and sanctuaries is designed to raise ...

Lily Tomlin skewers SeaWorld in PETA ad

Archived, 14 days ago From sandiegouniontribune.com 

San Diego, CALIFORNIA - PETA, showing no sign of letting up on SeaWorld, is now featuring comedienne Lily Tomlin's widely known Ernestine character in a new video ad skewering the marine parks' care of killer whales.

“I understand that your kids were upset to ...

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