African wildlife

The African lion is the only big cat not protected by an international treaty that prohibits the buying and selling of products made from their bodies.1    This bill could save lions. Now, a bill that could save lions from trophy hunting is being debated on Capitol Hill.The Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large Animal Trophies (CECIL) Act, named for the […]
African Lion (Photo by Bhargava Srivari on Unsplash)

Unless we reverse current trends, lions are in danger of extinction.     Now is our chance to protect lions. Who can forget Cecil the lion, who died a tragic death at the hands of a big-game hunter in 2015 and captured the world’s attention?1Now, there’s a bill in the House of Representatives under his name, the Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of […]
Elephants in Tanzania (Photo: nike159, pixabay)

U.S. trophy hunters shouldn’t be killing endangered African elephants. To stop the killing, these beloved animals need your voice.Under a March 2018 decision by the Trump administration, U.S. trophy hunters can once again kill elephants and lions abroad. They can import their hides and other body parts as trophies.The good news? You can help save elephants with just 30 seconds […]
Two giraffes (Photo: Martin Olsen, Unsplash)

Giraffe numbers have plummeted — in part, due to U.S. demand for their hides and other body parts. Environmental Action is working to help save these beloved creatures from extinction, but we need your help.     Giraffes in Peril The tallest animal on the planet is in peril.Not only has the wild giraffe population declined 65 percent in the last three decades, but […]