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Stamford chimp attack victim, Charla Nash, seeks federal primate regs

Published 07/11/14

Charla Nash, who underwent one of the world's first face transplants in 2011, spoke to reporters with Connecticut Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal, Born Free USA, the Humane Society of the United Sates and Chris Murphy by her side. She then met with congressional staffers, calling for passage of Captive Primate Safety Act. The measure actually was passed by the House in 2009, but failed to gain support in the Senate. "Had this law been in effect, this would never have happened, and I don't want something like this to ever happen to anyone else ever again," Nash, 60, told staffers in the meeting at the Capitol.

Link: The News Times

Vaute Couture's “Fur Get Me Not” Tank

Published 07/10/14

Join Born Free USA by wearing your own powerful fashion statement, declaring that we will not forget the face of the animals who suffer for our society's vanity. This limited edition heather grey tank top was designed and printed in New York City by vegan fashion line, Vaute Couture.


Why Saving Africa’s Elephants Matters More Than You Ever Imagined

Published 07/10/14

With a heightened level of continental assault on elephants, prices for ivory skyrocketing, and wildlife law enforcement officers struggling to keep pace with the greedy perpetrators of wildlife crime, this is no time to tinker around the edges and equivocate about dealing definitively with the bloody ivory trade.

Link: One Green Planet


World's Fastest Cats Have their Own World Cup

Published 07/09/14

The ‘Cheetah World Cup’ has been a real success. The rescued cheetahs at Born Free’s Ensessakoteh Wildlife Center loved the game and it was a great opportunity for exercise. All of the cheetahs were rescued from the illegal wildlife trade. “Young cubs are stolen from the wild by criminals, and then pass through the hands of dealers, often on the way to the Middle East to become exotic pets on a chain,” says Adam Roberts, CEO of Born Free USA and the acting CEO of the Born Free Foundation. “These rescued cheetahs are the lucky ones.”

Link: Parade


Facebook makes elephant disappear

Published 07/09/14

The issue, of bringing an elephant to the Bourbonnais Friendship Festival, is a lot bigger than one elephant in one town. "More and more people are seeing that these temporary shows, performances and petting zoos are a thing of the past that shouldn't include elephants or other exotic animals," said Adam Roberts, CEO of the animal rights group Born Free USA. "People are in an uproar about it."

Link: The Daily Journal


Tusks for Terrorists: Ivory, Elephant Poaching and the War on Terror

Published 07/08/14

Besides terrorist groups, corrupt military units and militias operating across Africa sell [ivory] to cartels that, in turn, sell mostly to Asian markets, Adam M. Roberts, chief executive officer for Born Free USA told WhoWhatWhy. Nor is it a new phenomenon, he said: The Janjaweed militias that were active in Sudan’s Darfur conflict have smuggled ivory across Central Africa for decades.

Link: WhoWhatWhy


The Inspiration of the Wild

Published 07/07/14

Born Free’s mission of “compassionate conservation” has inspired the participation of millions of people worldwide from all walks of life, including celebrity film stars to local businessmen. Littlegate Publishing recently caught up with Adam M. Roberts, the recently appointed and highly engaging CEO of Born Free USA and acting CEO of the Born Free Foundation.

Link: Littlegate Publishing

New York State Senate Passes Bill to Halt Eradication of Mute Swans

Published 07/03/14

The New York state Senate unanimously passed legislation that grants the large white birds a two-year reprieve from a state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) plan to eradicate them in New York by 2025. The bill would also require the DEC to demonstrate that the birds are actually damaging the environment before moving ahead with eradication efforts.

Link: New York Daily News

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