Environmental watchdog investigating ‘high’ lead levels in ducks from Victorian wetlands

Wedge-tailed vultures and other protected species are at risk of being paralyzed by lead poisoning in Victoria, according to wildlife advocates, with illegal lead ammunition still being used in duck hunting. the main points: High levels of lead have been found in some Victorian ducks in the past four years Lead ammunition for duck hunting … Read more

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

Written by Eileen Kortenbach, Business Writer at AP Bangkok (AFP) – Illegal online purchases of wildlife are increasing in Myanmar, threatening public health and endangered species, a report by the World Wildlife Fund shows. The report released on Friday found that enforcement of the ban on such transactions has weakened amid political turmoil after the … Read more