News tagged with animal rights

Delhi's last elephants await marching orders

The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi's last six elephants at work in the polluted city could be just around the corner.

dateSep 21, 2018 in Ecology
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Japanese whalers head to Antarctic

Japanese whaling vessels left port Thursday for an annual hunting voyage in the Antarctic, this time to kill 333 minke whales, despite international calls to stop the practice.

dateNov 09, 2017 in Ecology
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Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific bans shark fin

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific said Wednesday it will ban the carriage of shark fin on all its flights, a victory for conservationists concerned for endangered species of the predator.

dateJun 22, 2016 in Ecology
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