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Campaigners fear move by Trump administration will damage global efforts to end the ivory trade Donald Trumps administration plans to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe into the US a move campaigners fear could damage global momentum on ending the ivory trade. In 2014, US big game hunters killing elephants in Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to reverse the ban, which will also apply to trophies from Zambia, follows moves in favour of the US hunting sector that are worrying some observers. Last week US interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, International Wildlife Conservation Council It has a clear focus, the […]
Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump said Friday that he has decided to put a decision about big-game trophies on hold. Trump was referencing his administration’s decision to remove restrictions on importing African elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Wildlife officials began issuing permits for lion trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia sometime last month, ABC News reported on Thursday, pointing to a new page on the FWS website that details the regulations and calls hunting a “conservation tool.” Trophies from wild and wild-managed lions from South Africa are also acceptable under the import rules, and hunts from Mozambique, Namibia and Tanzania are under review. Allowing hunters to import elephant and lion trophies is a direct rollback of two Obama-era regulations meant to protect the species. In 2014, the White House banned elephant trophy imports from Zimbabwe, citing a lack […]
She replied: “It was no sacrifice, Ma’am – I did not given them willingly.” Image caption The Beechey family outside the vicarage where they lived until the Rev Prince William Reeve Beechey was diagnosed with cancer. He died in 1912, leaving his wife to face the war alone Harold – The Anzac Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAnzac Harold Beechey suffered more than most during the war – his cross has been placed at the Anglican Cathedral in Perth, Australia The nickname for a Lincolnshire native is a yellowbelly – but L/Cpl Harold Beechey was no coward. […]
The analysis by her team estimated that £1.25bn of fraud is being committed each year by patients, staff and contractors – the first time the health service has put a figure on total fraud committed itself. The sum represents about 1% of the NHS budget. Browse the full list Go Rather search by typing? Back to search If you can’t see the NHS Tracker, click or tap here. Image copyright DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Ms Frith said: “People may think it is just a small amount, but in large volumes it adds up and has an impact. It is […]