Archives for posts with tag: poaching
End of the Western Black #Rhinoceros
By, Joclyn Corrigan via
Don’t miss Joclyn Corrigan (Affton High School St. Louis) senior’s first article with There’s hope for the future of other rhino & endangered species with laws against poaching & education against cultural taboos & illicit sports hunting.
What #Pet for #Trumps‘s White House? via Huffington Post
By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
Bond between American Presidents and their pets has helped humanize both the Commander in Chief and animal. What though if the President-Elect has never really had a pet and is not particularly inclined to such a relationship? (Read More and Listen to Cat Stevens “I Love My Dog.”)
By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via The International Criminal Court has taken the first steps toward prosecuting those who not only commit serious crimes against cultural, religious and historical heritage but also against our environment and animals.
Protect World Wildlife Today, 3 March, & Forever
From Susan Sacirbey & Diplomat Artist
Just as “it takes a village” to raise our children, so too does it take an educated global citizen — the entire world — to protect and preserve World Wildlife. — More —


Are Animals Global Citizens?
Susan Sacirbey collaborating w/ Ambassador Muhamed (Mo) Sacirbey via Huffington Post
Perhaps you have one predominant thought in back of your mind as you read this blog: Why should we expect any more global consensus on addressing animal welfare when the international community is failing on so many conflicts to deliver peace or even secure human rights? –MORE–


Diplomat Artist Buzz – can the magnificent elephant be an animal welfare ambassador rather than an ivory trinket or circus act? – Share your thoughts.

UNSG Ban Ki-moon adopts 6-month old lion cub, whose Kiswahili name Tumaini means “HOPE”, to show solidarity for preservation efforts of Kenyan people, & as token of concern for Kenya Wildlife Service & park rangers.

New UN High Level Body on Environment Opens Inaugural Session in Nairobi

UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) “places environmental concerns on same footing with those of peace, security, finance, health & trade for 1st time,” UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said at Kenya headquarters.

UN Agency Praises China's Destruction of Ivory Stockpile

Improved law enforcement across entire illegal ivory supply chain, increased collaboration among transit/consumer countries thru international organizations like CITES, UN Office for Drugs & Crime, Interpol & World Bank is also needed.

UN Works to Protect Great Apes, Habitat, amid Ongoing Instability in DR Congo

Dr. Jane Goodall: “The forests of DRC are of supreme importance in fight to slow down climate change & protect rich diversity of flora/fauna. Eastern DRC provides crucial habitat for chimpanzees & gorillas, both endangered.”