Europe returns fin whale meat to Iceland

One hundred and thirty tonnes of fin whale meat have been sent back to Iceland from the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.The large returned shipment, which was due to be exported to Japan, will be viewed as a major success for animal rights groups, who claim the trade is “pointless” …

IceNews – Posted on 28 July 2013

Europe returns fin whale meat to Iceland


Manila Zoo to PETA: Let’s work together to help Mali


Amid the fierce campaign waged by animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for the transfer of Manila Zoo’s lone elephant Mali (full name: Vishwa Maali) to a sanctuary in Thailand, Manila Zoo remains firm on its stand against the transfer.

Instead, in a phone interview with GMA News Online, newly appointed Manila Parks and Recreation Bureau Director James Albert Dichavez said PETA should work together with them in helping Mali …

GMA News – July 28, 2013 3:37 pm…


Taking on the tiger poachers: How the WWF is helping Nepalese women to give the endangered big cats their future back

By Deni Kirkova

• Total tiger count worldwide is 3,200, only 120 of the animals roam in Nepal
• Numbers reduced by 97% in the last 100 years – they are close to extinction
• Demand for body parts for use in Chinese medicine in behind problem
• Tiger penis soup – said to ‘cure impotency’ – sells for HK $3,000
• WWF work in Terai Arc area, Whiskas are donating £500k in support


Daily Mail – PUBLISHED: 10:48 GMT, 28 July 2013 | UPDATED: 12:27 GMT, 28 July 2013…


In the Himalayas, Nepali villagers hunt down poachers to help save the tiger

Lucy Rock
The Observer

Criminal gangs are hunting the big cats to sell their organs and bones to the Chinese medicine industry. But an alliance between a western charity and local Nepalis is turning the tables, producing a small but encouraging rise in tiger numbers …

The Guardian – Sunday 28 July 2013…


Drones are in the sights of some hunters

The Kansas City Star

They would prefer to shoot at deer, but sportsmen this fall just might bag some drones.

The Kansas Sport Hunting Association probably will work into its upcoming convention a session on what to do about any non-military drone that may be spying on hunters.

Shoot it? Ignore it? Call the sheriff? …

Kansas City Star – July 27…


Vancouver group renews call to end whale captivity

They gathered in front of the Vancouver Aquarium

Simon Druker

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – A Vancouver group, calling for an end to whales and dolphins being held captive, took a stand outside the Vancouver Aquarium this afternoon.

No Whales In Captivity has been around since the 1990s and was thrilled when the Aquarium closed their Orca exhibit …

News1130 – July 27, 2013 9:38 pm

Vancouver group renews call to end whale captivity


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (July 28, 2013)

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