It’s time to look beyond the moral debate of whether trophy hunting should exist, and instead look ahead to the viable alternative ways to bring
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The Power of Storytelling for Conservation: In Conversation with Born Free’s Will Travers…
Recently, The Wildlife Blogger Crowd had the incredible opportunity to chat with Will Travers OBE about ‘The Power of Storytelling for Conservation’. Watch back here.
World’s rarest wolves: ghosts of the mountains
Meet the world’s rarest wolves. Found in the highlands of Ethiopia, in a handful of mountain ranges at altitudes between 3,000m and 4,700m, the Ethiopian wolves number just 500 in global population.
The ‘ticking timebomb’ of the UK’s exotic pet boom
In a new hard-hitting report, charities Born Free and the RSPCA say the extensive trade in and keeping of exotic wild animals in the UK presents a ‘ticking time bomb’ for animal welfare, species conservation and human and animal health.
Beginning of the end canned lion hunting
South Africa’s Environment Minister Barbara Creecy, spelled out a new direction for the country and its efforts to conserve some of the world’s most iconic species this past weekend, by tackling the controversial issue of captive-lion breeding.
5 ways captivity is bad for giraffe wellbeing
Born Free is calling for European zoos to phase-out the keeping of giraffe in captivity and instead focus their conservation resources on the protection of giraffe populations in the wild.
Good news for animals! 20 happy wildlife stories from 2020…
International wildlife charity, Born Free, shares 20 animal welfare and conservation successes to help spread a little happiness at the end of 2020.
Born Free Launches Global Nature Recovery Investment Initiative
Born Free has launched the Global Nature Recovery Investment Initiative (GNRII) aimed at bringing about the transformative changes needed to protect people and wildlife around the globe.
Why the North Norfolk Safari is the perfect UK staycation
Have you ever dreamed of taking a safari? Of spotting a distant movement through the binoculars, followed by the shuddering kickstart of a Land Rover engine as you prepare to chase an indistinguishable shadow or glimpse of fur across the grassy landscape… would you believe me if I said you could do just that? In the UK.
Wildlife Trade Laws must be reformed with ‘One Health’ approach
The Global Initiative to End Wildlife Crime (EWC) outlined an innovative ‘One Health’ approach to reforming wildlife trade laws that the group said would eliminate threats to human health by avoiding future devastating wildlife-related pandemics, while helping to stop the decline of ecosystems and reverse the extinction crisis facing wild animals and plants.