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Animal Law Research Guide: Specific Topics

Wildlife Conservation

World Wildlife Fund: Wildlife Conservation

IUCN: International Union for Conservation of Nature

  • Red List: The IUCN Red List is the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species and their links to livelihoods

Wildlife Trafficking and Poaching: Legal Report from the Law Library of Congress.

  • This report describes the regulatory framework relating to wildlife trafficking and poaching in seven African jurisdictions: BotswanaCentral African RepublicKenyaMozambiqueSouth Africa, and Tanzania. Included in the report are discussions of laws that criminalize poaching and trafficking in wildlife, the penalties imposed for such crimes, and the state institutions tasked with enforcing the laws.

Farm Animals

FAO Gateway to Farm Animal Welfare

  • A single access point for a wide range of information related to the welfare of farm animals.

  • A participatory platform to retrieve and submit information, as well as to engage in commonly developed projects and thematic discussions.

European Commission: Animal Welfare

Compassion in World Farming