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.
World Environment Day 2020 presents that chance to explore how human activity and impact on the environment (and wildlife!) has contributed to the current global pandemic — and how we might prevent another outbreak like Covid-19.
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.
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.
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.
Claws Out explores the realities of tourists and gap year students volunteering with lions and lion cubs in South Africa. From cuddling and bottle-feeding cubs to walking with lion experiences; the hard-hitting documentary looks at how these popular tourist activities conceal dark links to the canned hunting industry.
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.
The Blood Lions ‘YouthForLions’ team have officially launched a brand new animated clip showing the life cycle of a captive bred lion in South Africa, to create awareness of the canned hunting industry across the globe.
The latest episode of BBC’s incredible new documentary series Dynasties, has thrown lions into the spotlight once again. Not since Cecil the Lion captured the public’s
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