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
An elephant towers above my head; just a few footsteps away a mother giraffe stands protectively over her young calf. From this vantage point I can see a closely camouflaged lioness stalking a skittish zebra. I’m not on safari in Africa though; I’m standing in the Royal Horticultural Halls in central London, surrounded by lifesized acrylic paintings of animals in their natural habitats.
This past weekend I attended the Crush Cruelty march from Cavendish Square to Downing Street with Chris Packham — centred around protecting and supporting British wildlife.
The 17th CITES meeting began in Johannesburg yesterday. CITES; the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, is a meeting
Sounds like a twist on a biblical story, doesn’t it? Well, there are a couple of things of epic proportions in this latest update. Just