• Cheetah Champion Sara

    Young Ambassador Sara Raises Money for CCF UK this Christmas

    CCF UK Young Ambassador Sara has once again been hard at work raising money for CCF UK. Every year, Sara has a stand at the Ree Park Safari Zoo in Denmark, and this year was no exception! Sara sold lots of homemade items and raised a fantastic 250 Euros! Sara is also selling Christmas cards […]

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  • The Fixer Group

    CCF UK to Partner with Fixer Lifestyle Group to Raise Funds for Cheetah Conservation

    Once occupying a range that stretched across Africa and Asia, the wild cheetah population has decreased by 92% over the last 100 years; today, just 7,100 cheetahs remain in the wild and without intervention it is expected that the cheetah could become extinct within 20 years. Time is running out and we must act now. […]

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  • Pacific Standard Illegal Pet Trade

    Pacific Standard: Social Media Platforms And The Black Market Sale Of Cheetahs

    Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) A new analysis finds that, between February of 2012 and July of 2018, a total of 1,367 cheetahs were offered on sale through 906 posts on social media. SHREYA DASGUPTAOCT 22, 2018 Cheetahs continue to be illegally traded through social media platforms, according to a new analysis published by the Cheetah […]

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  • Motherboard Illegal Wildlife Trade

    Motherboard: Traffickers Are Using Instagram and YouTube as Black Markets for Live Cheetahs

    Screenshot: YouTube A new report identified more than 900 advertisements for poached cheetahs on social media. Since 2012, at least 1,367 cheetahs were offered for sale on social media and ecommerce websites. Instagram and YouTube are conduits for traffickers selling the endangered animals as pets, according to a Monday report from the Cheetah Conservation Fund. In recent […]

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  • Cheetah Cubs Illegal Wildlife Trade

    Mongabay: Illegal cheetah trade continues through Instagram, 4sale, YouTube

    Image of cheetah cubs by Bernard DUPONT via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Shreya Dasgupta on 22 October 2018 Between February 2012 and July 2018, a total of 1,367 cheetahs were offered on sale through 906 posts on social media, a new analysis by the Cheetah Conservation Fund has found. Almost all of the investigated cheetah sale offers […]

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  • Illegal Wildlife Trade

    Tehran Times: Iran outlaws private ownership of wild animals

    TEHRAN – Iran has outlawed the private ownership of wild animals, including cheetahs, lions and tigers, and will fine or imprison anyone parading the wild animals in public, YJC reported on Wednesday. “If a person seen in public walking an exotic pet, will be fined up to 800 million rials (about $20,000) and could face […]

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  • Jane Galton

    CCF UK Attends Evidence to Action Conference

    In early October, 330 experts from around the world, including CCF UK team members Jane and Tony, joined the Evidence to Action conference in London to discuss how we can collaborate and address research gaps to ensure the best evidence is informing action and policy. An additional 220 people followed key sessions on our live […]

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  • Cheetah Pet Trade

    Illegal Trade in Live Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) Report of the Secretariat (Doc. 43)

    Cheetahs confiscated in northwestern Somalia, Aug-Sep 2018. (c) Cheetah Conservation Fund.* Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) commends efforts by the Secretariat in collecting information from the Parties as it pertains to illegal cheetah trade. Based on our research, CCF notes that information made available to the Secretariat is unlikely to represent the true magnitude of the […]

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  • Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) UK

    Cheetah Tails: October 2018

    The latest news from CCF UK and previewing International Cheetah Day PLEASE SUPPORT OUR RESCUED CHEETAH CUBS APPEAL The Cheetah Conservation Fund UK (CCF UK) is appealing to its committed supporters to raise urgent funds of £20,000 to help support the recently confiscated cheetah cubs, destined for the illegal pet trade in the Middle East. […]

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  • Africa Geographic: Social media’s role in advertising illegal wildlife trade, including cheetah trafficking

    An analysis of Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) research establishes that dozens of cheetahs are being advertised for sale each year via popular social media platforms. Further, it infers the Internet’s role in driving the trade of cheetahs is prominent, and engaging social media companies should be part of any solution. The analysis, which covers the period […]

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