Who will weep for China’s ivory carvers when China’s proposed wide ranging ivory trading ban comes into force in 2017?… Read more Who Will Weep for China’s Ivory Carvers?
Category: Endangered Species
World Lion Day, the African Lion and CITES
On the 10 August, it will be World Lion Day……so what events can we look forward to that gives us… Read more World Lion Day, the African Lion and CITES
Trophy Hunting in Zambia
Banner: “Lady Liuwa” courtesy of NatGeoTV Petition – “Don’t Let Lions Become Extinct: Don’t Lift the Ban on Hunting Lions and Leopards!”… Read more Trophy Hunting in Zambia
“Urgent – The Future of Hunting in South Africa”
Banner: Melissa Bachman poses with the lion she ‘hunted’. Photo: Melissa Bachman via Facebook. In a recent article (“Urgent –… Read more “Urgent – The Future of Hunting in South Africa”
Who’s Actually Killing and ‘Making a Killing’ from Rhino?
By Andrew Van Ginkel, Durban, South Africa, 19 April 2016 Pseudo-hunting, Trophy Hunting and Rhino Poaching South Africa is home to… Read more Who’s Actually Killing and ‘Making a Killing’ from Rhino?
Feeding the Hunters’ Addiction in South Africa
The attached video is from a 2015 documentary (“Safari, Paying to Kill”) published onto YouTube in March 2016: It’s a… Read more Feeding the Hunters’ Addiction in South Africa
Kenya and Wildlife Conservation
Banner Image Courtesy of IFAW A guest article by Jane Sandon-Allum (UK) Kenya and Trophy Hunting Having read a number… Read more Kenya and Wildlife Conservation
“Trophy Hunting is Not the Saviour for African Wildlife”
It’s time for a ‘disruptive innovation,’ to wean range Governments’ dependency away from the Trophy Hunting income used to help ‘balance the… Read more “Trophy Hunting is Not the Saviour for African Wildlife”
“9 Myths About Captive-bred Lions”
Banner: courtesy of the Campaign Against Canned Hunting Petition – Stop Cruel and Cowardly “Canned” Hunts Next Saturday, 2nd April… Read more “9 Myths About Captive-bred Lions”
Is South Africa a Worthy Host for CoP17?
In September 2016, CITES will convene the Conference of Parties (CoP17) in Johannesburg, South Africa. However, questions have to be raised… Read more Is South Africa a Worthy Host for CoP17?