Tasmania’s wildlife carers invest savings in new wildlife charity

A man and a woman looking to camera a smiling as they each hold a young wombat.

A year after experienced wildlife carers Jess O’Connor and Duncan McInney moved to Tasmania, they had spent their bail on injured animals. Ms O’Connor says after seeing the “huge” need for more carers in the state, choosing needy wild animals rather than buying their own place seemed like the right thing to do. “We kind … Read more

WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar | Scientific News

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) — A report from the World Wide Fund for Nature shows that illegal online wildlife purchases are on the rise in Myanmar, threatening both public health and endangered species. The report released on Friday found that enforcement of bans on such transactions has weakened amid political unrest … Read more