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Category: Illegal wildlife trade
The Tiger Kings in Europe
Tiger King paints a worrying picture regarding the lack of regulation for keeping tigers and other big cats.
A new report by FOUR PAWS suggests the picture is equally concerning in Europe.
Aidan Gallagher interview for Wild Voices Project
Aidan Gallagher: actor, musician and UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador. At 16-years-old Aidan has amassed a global following through playing roles such as Number Five in the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy; he has an Instagram audience of over 2.5 million people; and in the most admirable fashion, harnesses the power of social media to try and influence positive change when it comes to wildlife and the environment.
End Wildlife Crime: New initiative presented at the House of Lords calls for an International Agreement
Yesterday morning I joined a small gathering of Lords, wildlife campaigners, press and change-makers in Westminster’s House of Lords to view a presentation on a long-awaited and much-needed initiative to End Wildlife Crime.
Sides of a Horn film: interview with Director Toby Wosskow
This week sees the release of ‘Sides of a Horn’, a narrative short film telling the story of Africa’s poaching war from both sides of the fence. I chatted to Director Toby Wosskow about the film’s release.
How Many Elephants?
Last week, I was delighted to attend How many elephants’ inaugural event at the Royal Geographic Society, London, to meet the lady behind the campaign; designer, adventurer and How Many Elephants Founder, Holly Budge.
Amarula Trust supports ‘How Many Elephants’
For the first time, the Amarula Trust are working alongside How Many Elephants to help to raise awareness around the alarming rate at which the African Elephant is being poached.
Aidan Gallagher, UN Ambassador for Environment, discusses the Illegal Wildlife Trade and saving the oceans
Aidan Gallagher, UN Ambassador, discusses the Illegal Wildlife Trade and saving the oceans one step at a time with Kate on Conservation on behalf of Nat Geo Kids.
Inside the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference 2018
This month I was fortunate enough to attend one of the biggest and most important wildlife events of the year; the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference
King update: Born Free’s rescued lion cub starts a new life
Imagine a lion cub, rescued from physical abuse and the confines of a filthy cage in a Paris apartment, feeling the South African sunshine on