The Republic of Botswana alarmed conservation watchdogs and environmentalists around the world when the government announced the end of a five-year prohibition on elephant trophy hunting.
Botswana has about 130,000 elephants, the largest population in the world, and Botswana is described as its last sanctuary in Africa. Horrible! Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting and commissions a Hollywood PR company to fight negative headlines 😡 While in other African countries elephants are almost extinct for their ivory […]
The demand for hunting trips is high. This year, even the hunt for a polar bear was offered by the Safari Club International in Las Vegas for a price of 72 000 US $. Many animals are threatened with extinction. Nevertheless, they are killed out of sheer lust for murder. But these people are […]
Guy Gorney, 64, of Manhattan, Illinois, is identified as the hunter in a shocking video who killed a sleeping lion Gomey shot the lion whilst it was asleep; waking after the first shot and then taking another 2 shots from his gun before it was killed. He made the pathetic excuse for killing the […]
In the mid-1940s, environmentalist Rachel Carson became concerned about the broad use of synthetic pesticides in the United States. Many synthetic pesticides had been developed through the military funding of science following World War II, and Carson’s friends living on Long Island noticed that while the local application of DDT was killing insects, it […]
Today the world celebrates Global Biodiversity Day and I do so in a mood of calm resolve to do what I can to help. Global Biodiversity Day 2019 is themed on “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”. I’ve just watched Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator speak candidly on video about how badly human activity has destabilized […]
President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana said last week that “elephants bleed [the] government coffers”. The heated media debate that followed has turned into a political feud.