"29 African Nations Urge EU to Halt Elephant Slaughter"

"As the EU member States meet today to discuss their position on whether to ban the ivory trade, a delegation of the African Elephant Coalition, representing 29 African countries, is calling urgently on the European Union and the European Commission to grasp a historic opportunity and follow through on their commitments to ban the ivory trade."

Source: ENS, 07/05/2016

Judge Rules Federal Agency Overstepped Its Bounds On Cormorant Control

"A federal judge in Washington, D.C. has halted programs to reduce the number of cormorants in the Great Lakes region. The federal government and tribes in Michigan kill the birds to protect yellow perch, walleye and other fish. But the judge said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service overstepped its bounds when it authorized killing cormorants in more than 20 states."

Source: Michigan Radio, 06/06/2016


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