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.
International wildlife charity, Born Free, shares 20 animal welfare and conservation successes to help spread a little happiness at the end of 2020.
To spread festive cheer and hope to animal lovers around the world this holiday season, here are 19 conservation successes for 2019 shared by international wildlife charity Born Free…
In this week’s Shamwari series I head to Mossel Bay to swim with Great White Sharks.
One topic that I’ve never shied away from on this blog is that of wild animals in captivity. This week, I attempt to untangle the challenges and moral obligation of each of the places that have come to house lions; game reserves, zoos, sanctuaries, lion farms and ‘the wild’,
In this week’s Shamwari series I encounter storms and forest fires, and ignorantly make my second big animal welfare mistake of the trip.
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.
This week’s Shamwari Series follows my first weekend in South Africa — and my first big conservation mistake of my trip — being duped into taking part in activities related to the canned hunting industry, as detailed in my travel diaries from 10 years ago.
This week, animal advocate Bella Rebell lends her voice on behalf of India’s precious endangered wildlife, exposing the truth behind the shocking circumstances that led
Trophy film review: Within moments of the film opening (to a scene of father and young son shooting dead a ‘trophy’ deer), we are introduced to South Africa’s most successful rhino breeder, John Hume.