UK Government and Parliament Petition – “Shut down the domestic ivory market in the United Kingdom“ On Wednesday, 16 November 2016, Action… Read more The United Kingdom Ivory Trade
“A Case of Ethics” – How Can Trophy Hunting Be ’Acceptable?’
We have seen the arguments on both side of the Trophy Hunting debate, a debate that has been rolling for… Read more “A Case of Ethics” – How Can Trophy Hunting Be ’Acceptable?’
New Twist in South Africa’s Rhino Horn Trade
Banner: Courtesy of SanWild, picture of a rhino killed by poachers for its horn On 26 November 2015, South Africa’s, Pretoria High… Read more New Twist in South Africa’s Rhino Horn Trade
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
“The Ghosts of Africa” lost to Hunting and Poaching
By guest writer, Andrew Van Ginkel, Durban, South Africa Trophy Hunting | Poaching | Unethical Breeding Pay money to kill | Kill… Read more “The Ghosts of Africa” lost to Hunting and Poaching
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
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?
Trophy Hunting and ‘Conservation’
Banner: Photo by Hans Stieglitz via Wikimedia Commons In the past week or so, we have had some horrific numbers… Read more Trophy Hunting and ‘Conservation’
The ‘Theatre’ of Wildlife Decimation
In the war-like ‘theatre’ of organised wildlife crime, versus the authorities and anti-poaching units, where is the current ‘balance’ in… Read more The ‘Theatre’ of Wildlife Decimation