Dear Asia: Stop killing pangolins. Their extinction is around the corner.

Dear Asia: Stop killing pangolins. Their extinction is around the corner. 1

Asia’s appetite for pangolin scales has skyrocketed in the past few months and drastic action is needed to prevent the extinction of pangolins. The people of Asia can’t seem to get enough of these animals, despite a 2014 international trade ban on them. Pangolins are in high demand because of the false belief that their […]

ONE STEP FORWARD FOR RHINOS

ONE STEP FORWARD FOR RHINOS 2

Sotheby’s, one of the world’s top auction houses has stopped sales of rhino horn. Nicolas Chow, chairman of Sotheby’s Asia said that the auction house will also stop the sale of rhino horn artefacts. “Sotheby’s deplores any illegal slaughter and trading of endangered wildlife, and strongly supports conservation efforts from the global community,” he said. […]