Catherine Bearder MEP Wildlife Trafficking Report

Catherine Bearder MEP Wildlife Trafficking Report

Catherine Bearder MEP has drafted her report on the Commission’s Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking. Please follow the link to see the draft report. The deadline for amendments is Friday September 9th at 12:00pm, please feel free to contact...
Turtle dove hunting letter to Commissioner Vella

Turtle dove hunting letter to Commissioner Vella

MEPs For Wildlife recently wrote to Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella regarding the Maltese government’s decision to open a turtle dove spring hunting season. This decision directly violates a former EU court ruling stating...
US to ban hunting trophies from Zimbabwe

US to ban hunting trophies from Zimbabwe

THE United States will not allow the importation of hunting trophies from Zimbabwe as it feels government revenues are not being channelled towards the communities where the species reside. Recently, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USWFS) listed two lion subspecies...
Crime Blotter: Rhino Horn, Panther Skins, and More

Crime Blotter: Rhino Horn, Panther Skins, and More

A weekly roundup of wildlife crimes from the National Geographic. RHINO POACHING: A member of Zimbabwe’s Central Intelligence Organization is part of a five-member syndicate charged with poaching four black rhinos in the Sango Valley Conservancy and selling their...