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Monthly Archives: September 2016

2016 Global March for Elephants and Rhinos – London

On the 24th September, global marches took place around the world against the trade in Ivory and Rhino horn. The fact that it was scheduled on the opening day of the CITES conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, made it all the more poignant. I joined the London March with about a thousand other protesters, young […]

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Bad Wildlife Science. Who is accountable?

  “600 Jackals massacred in the name of science.”  As a kid who grew up in South Africa I believed, unwaveringly, in the likes of SANPARKS. They were the guardians of Southern African Nature, backed by science and run by men and women with sound knowledge and unquestionable ethics. They would put our natural environments […]

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Japan Dolphins Day – Sept 2016

On the first of September, the largest group of people against the slaughter of dolphins in Taiji, Japan, assembled in Cavendish Square, London, to march on the Japanese Embassy. The purpose: To give voice to the thousands of dolphins that have been slaughtered and captured in the small killing cove. This insidious hunting practice has […]

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