“Nature / Environment / Critters” November 28th, 2015

Seven items in total…

U.S.A: Democratic lawmakers plan to “investigate” anyone who doesn’t “toe the line” on global warming

South Africa: Judge lifts ban on domestic rhino horn trade, raising concerns about the black market in Vietnam and China

Ontario: Snowy Owl sighting excites schoolchildren

Florida: Condo owners upset over request for their dogs’ DNA to identify those who don’t “stoop and scoop”

Amazon: Half of tree species threatened, but can survive with proper management

Canada: Programme allows pets into hospital for “companionship visits

The International Consortium on Combatting Wildlife Crime (ICCWC) celebrates five years of providing training, enforcement, and co-ordinating services world-wide