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The Montenegrin authorities are sending Simba, the lion cub that “hiked” around Budva, to the Netherlands

The Environmental Protection Agency of Montenegro informed that after a five-month stay in the country, the lion cub Simba is leaving first to the Netherlands, and when it grows stronger there, will depart for the huge sanctuary operated by Four Paws in Africa. The vehicle with Simba left for the 2,100 km journey to Netherlands and the cub is accompanied...

North Macedonia: Red Lists alone can’t save wild animals from poisoning and poaching

Poisonings, hunting, capturing or killing are almost everyday threats that wild animals in North Macedonia are faced with. Under threat are also the animals that are included in the Red Lists of endangered species, because despite the high sentences for these crimes, which can be up to ten years imprisonment, so far no one has been punished or sentenced....

State Environmental Inspectorate didn’t find lion cub in Skopje hotel

In coordination with the competent institutions, the inspectors from the State Environmental Inspectorate on Friday evening searched the Park Hotel located on the bank of the Vardar River in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. The inspector who was conducting the inspection at this 5-star hotel said for Meta.mk that the lion cub Simba wasn't found at this location. "The inspection...

Simba came to Kumanovo… Is there wildlife trafficking in North Macedonia?

Photos and videos of men and women, and even children, posing with a lion cub, have been appearing frequently on the social networks in the past few days. This trend of taking shots with a lion cub, no older than three months, in expensive cars, villas and hotels, was brought to public's attention by the Skopje Zoo's spokesperson, Tina...

Illegal logging, poaching and illegal waste dumping harshest enemies to protected areas in North Macedonia

Civil society organizations appeal for better conservation of the protected areas in North Macedonia and for better assistance to the managers in preserving the biodiversity. Illegal logging, poaching, dumping enormous quantities of waste by irresponsible people and jeopardizing the living world are the greatest threats to the areas with the country's greatest natural treasures. The environmentalists, during the days...