Elephant poaching remains alarmingly high

Data released recently estimate 22,000 elephants were slaughtered by poachers across Africa in 2012.

Whilst this is a slight decline on the previous year’s record of over 25,000 the rate still remains unacceptably high.

Poaching rates are at their worst in central Africa – where they are twice as high as the continental average …

WWF-UK – 2 December 2013


This holiday season, don’t buy into cruelty

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Now that the holiday shopping season is officially here, you’re no doubt making a list and checking it twice. While many shoppers go for bargains and convenience, I urge caring consumers to make sure that they’re also spending their hard-earned cash with compassion in mind – by looking beyond the label on that sweater or scarf.

If the label says “angora” or “wool” or “leather,” please remember that the garment began as a living being – and leave it on the rack. The only way to ensure that a piece of clothing (or anything else for that matter) is cruelty-free is to shop animal-free …

Fresno Bee – December 2, 2013


Ban import of cosmetics tested on animals: Panel

DNA Correspondent

The Drug Technical Advisory Board, which operates under the ministry of health and family welfare, at its 65th meeting last week recommended a provision to be added under the Drugs & Cosmetics Rules to stop the import of cosmetics tested on animals abroad. The move comes after an extensive campaign by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Maneka Gandhi and other animal rights activists …

Daily News & Analysis – Dec 2, 2013, 10:55 IST


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (Dec 02, 2013)

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