Lawmakers in France have approved new animal rights legislation making it illegal to purchase, breed or sell wild animals for traveling circuses.
The World Health Organization has recommended halting sales of live wild animals to avoid transmitting diseases. Australia will not buy J&J vaccine. England starts Moderna rollout. Follow DW for the latest.
22 Dec 2019
Conservation authorities in Bali roll out a big fruit plate for fuzzy haired Bon Bon as he gets set to be transported to a conservation centre in Sumatra -- one of just two places where the critically endangered species is found in the wild. The baby orangutan was drugged by a Russian trafficker in a failed bid to smuggle it out of Bali.
12 Oct 2018
An animal rights charity, FOUR PAWS, is urging the European Union to ban commercial trade of tigers. Trade in wild tigers is banned, but breeding and trading of captive tigers - many of which end up being killed for traditional medicine - remains legal.