Some facts are hard to swallow as the Wildlife Agency in Uganda (UWA) resorts to bloody (deadly) conservation as the locals accuse it of adamant ignorance of their losses. The people around Murchison Falls National Park used to survive on fishing and poaching but this stopped over 2 decades ago and they resorted to subsistence […]
In May 2018, I visited South Africa as a conservation volunteer and I was lucky enough to spend some time with Project Rhino, seeing how much effort is going into the fight against rhino poaching. Project Rhino is a group of conservation agencies working together to combat rhino poaching and wildlife crime in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), […]
Yesterday was World Elephant Day, an annual event dedicated to the preservation and protection of the world’s elephants. In recent years, elephant numbers have dwindled due to poaching, deforestation and other serious threats. Every year, around 20,000 African elephants are killed by poachers for their tusks, which are then sold in the illegal ivory […]
– Copyright Debbie Smyth, 21 June 2018 Posted as part of Cee’s B&W Challenge
See the following link for this wonderful story.
Dedicated to icons as Cecil, Xanda, his brother and all wildlife, who lost, and still loose their precious lifes, by facing the destructive power of lead.
I am thrilled to be able to bring you this Q&A with Dr. Kalli Doubleday. Dr. Doubleday is a geographer who recently earned her PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. Her dissertation focused on the social dynamics surrounding tiger reintroductions in Sariska Tiger Reserve: a well-known protected area in the Indian state of […]