10 October, 2015

Cecil’s Legacy is Cecil’s Law 

The killing of Cecil the Lion lured from his home in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park by American Trophy Hunter Walter Palmer in July this year, shocked and outraged people around the world. Cecil was a popular figure within the park, head of his own pride and the subject of a research project by Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU).  Although Cecil had a conspicuous radio collar around his neck, making it clear

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04 August, 2015

Trophy hunting: Who benefits!

Trophy hunting only benefits the fat cat hunting operators. Unless this continues, lions will go extinct: On September 2nd, Melissa Simpson (Director of Science-Based Wildlife Conservation at the Safari Club International) placed an Opinion Piece in the National Geographic Daily News entitled “African Lions Should Not be Listed as Endangered".  

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