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Animal horn, lab-made in a range of dimensions, for artisans, carvers, and designers. 🦏🐃🐂
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Pembient Oct 6
Government funding was misused by conservation NGOs (e.g., ) for purposes prohibited under US laws, including rape & murder. $12M of that funding has now been cut thanks to , , , …
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Save the Rhino Oct 3
"Let Africans decide". Whose voices should we listen to? Celebrities famous for acting, or representatives of more than 50 community conservation organizations in Africa?
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Save the Rhino Aug 4
As California debates banning the import of hunting trophies, says "In effect, they’re saying it’s racist & insulting for wealthy white Westerners to imply that all Africans are too corrupt or incompetent to make hunting sustainable"
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Pembient Jun 10
Thus concludes our critical look at conservation from the perspectives of & . We encourage you to follow and RT them in a bid to , .
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MOgada Jun 4
Fellow Natives, What could be more upsetting than this? What's next a message from the Ku Klux Klan saying black lives matter?? Shame
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Emmanuel Koro Jun 9
Say no to Western animal rights groups influenced racist decisions within UN agency CITES that violate Africa's rights to wild trade.Floyd's brutal murder has put a spotlight on racism worldwide.
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MOgada May 7
For those who don't yet understand how the monster of "community based conservation" destroys pastoralist societies. Watch how self sufficiency and sustainability is transformed into dependency and slavery to raise funds. Any questions?
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Emmanuel Koro Jan 29
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MOgada Apr 10
The racism is ramping up now. The Conservation colonial project mouthpieces are now struggling to convince the world that white tourists are the only reason why black savages don't kill and eat all the wildlife in Africa. Shame on National Geographic!
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Emmanuel Koro May 28
Share your views on possibility for wildlife-rich SADC countries to sue Western animal rights for violating their rights to trade in live elephants & rhinos, including ivory & rhino horn.
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Pembient Jun 10
Conservation is replete with racism: Classifying indigenous hunters as poachers, advocating "shoot-to-kill" policies, promoting white eco-tourism, denying opportunities to POC, forced relocations, etc. We'll be RTing insights from & today.
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Pembient Jun 9
U.S. Pharmacopeia has opted to keep barriers in place that hamper the adoption of a synthetic substitute for horseshoe crab blood in endotoxin testing. by This action shows how hard it can be to get synthetic wildlife products to market.
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After Animals Podcast May 27
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Pembient May 12
Horizon scans are important. Here, one funded by and led by looks at emerging issues within the illegal wildlife trade: Issue #55 deals with "advances in bio-fabricated wildlife products."
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iGEM Headquarters Feb 18
THIS IS HUGE!! New iGEM Partner will award up to 12 grants of $5500 each to teams whose projects are focused on solving a problem in conservation. 📆 Mark your calendars --> Applications close Monday, May 4
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Pembient Feb 11
We're honored to be included in this analysis, which contains such giants in the field!
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Pembient Feb 11
Replying to @BLeviB
Hi! Thanks for the message. We're still in the research and development phase; however, we hope to have an initial product on the market by late 2022!
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Pembient Dec 10
Hi James! Faux fur is an interesting case, but it is a substitute competing against a legal product. We're looking at a substitute undermining an illegal or extralegal product. The best case study might be Samuel Upham:
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Justin Gosling 24 Feb 13
Seizure (of wildlife): Usually futile unless accompanied by prosecution. Can fuel poaching/extraction. Wrongly perceived as success.
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Pembient Nov 26
Rhino horns aren't self-certifying in the medicinal supply chain (i.e., most rhino horn shavings are from water buffalo horn). NGOs now realize this and spin it as a demand shift from health to wealth. Can horsehair horns do for carvings what water buffalo horns did for shavings?
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