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OIPA Cameroon has launched a community-based forest management project for the conservation and sustainable use of the Northwest region biodiversity and ecosystems. The project has the overall objective to restoring wildlife habitat and improving water qu...

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Serbian government has pledged to shut all fur farms by January 1st 2019 but due to pressure from fur farmers and fur traders, there are moves to delay the fur farming ban by 10 years. Serbia must keep the ban on schedule. Sign the petition now!   In...

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The number of porcupines killed in the Republic of Congo has risen rapidly in the last few months. The reason lies in the increasing presence of Chinese people in the country. Why? In Asia, porcupines are killed for something that can grow in their stomac...

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What is the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking?   The world has witnessed a surge in wildlife crime in recent years. The scale of wildlife trafficking poses a threat to the survival of some of nature’s most emblematic species. Just one exa...

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At the end of 2017 OIPA India demanded to introduce a National Commission for Animal Welfare with judicial powers without any esitation. OIPA also asked for the issue of an advisory for protection of cow progeny and a Regulation for Cow as National Cattle...

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India has finally taken a stand against this cruelty, becoming the 37th nation to pass the ban. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade Mr Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi in a recent notification has said that the import of seal skin, in any form, is prohibited....

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Honeybees are best known for the honey they produce. However, the principal role of honeybees in nature is to pollinate hundreds and thousands of flowering plants and assure the formation of large quantities of good quality seeds. In the process of evolut...

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25th May, 2018 CELEBRATING THE 25th YEAR OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY   2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity. This year’s IDB theme will be “Cele...

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IVORY TRADE IN THE EUROPEAN UNION: DISCUSSION OF THE INTERGROUP ON THE WELFARE AND CONSERVATION OF ANIMALS The Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals met on 31 May to discuss the topic Ivory Trade in the EU. All the participants agreed tha...

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