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Recently released documents indicate the federal government has reservations about restricting international trade in endangered species — more of them than almost any other government on Earth.The pa...
In some countries, the idea of cherishing anything made of ivory has become repugnant, especially given that an elephant had to die — usually at the hands of poachers — before any elaborate carving of...
Population explosion is already having detrimental consequences on many environmental and social aspects, but for the purposes of this article, I'll focus on the loss of biodiversity, specifically the tragic loss of wildlife fueled by demand for their body parts in Asia, especially in China.
Canada, and Canadian Inuit, are fanning the flames of controversy and actively trying to block a proposal to but polar bears on the endangered species list, claiming it would post a "serious threat" to the Inuit way of life. This statement misses a much larger issue: polar bears could face extinction within our lifetime.
Canada is in danger of losing a major international battle over its management of polar bears with former allies reversing their position and supporting a proposed ban on cross-border trade in parts o...