With the help of our supporters, we’re calling on the Colombia government to stop the Amazon pink river dolphin (Boto) from being slaughtered for illegal use as fishing bait to catch Piracatinga, a type of catfish.
The consumption and trade of wild animals has contributed to the spread of Ebola in West Africa. In the piece below, our Regional Director for Africa, Tennyson Williams, says now is the time to change attitudes and behaviors. A version of this article was published in New Scientist.
On October 23rd we are co-hosting an event with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) titled: 'The role of animals as a sustainable solution in humanitarian and development programs'