Global March For Elephants And Rhinos – 2017

Global March For Elephants And Rhinos – 2017

It All Started On October 4, 2013

Global March For Elephants And Rhinos – 2017 – The First Global March For Elephants and Against Ivory was held on October 4, 2o13 in 42 cities around the world. It was a resounding success in terms of creating awareness but the need for protecting elephants and rhinos is as urgent today as it was in 2013. 

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Why Animal Brutality Persists

Why Animal Brutality Persists

Don’t Show Me – Don’t Tell Me – I Don’t Want To Know

Why Animal Brutality Persists – This weekend I attended a screening of the brilliant documentary by Liz Marshall – The Ghosts In Our Machine – featuring the haunting photographs of Jo-Anne McArthur. I also watched Earthlings again as a reminder of why I’m involved in animal activism.

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Lions And Treaties – Why International Laws Are Useless

Lions And Treaties  – Why International  Laws Are Useless

We Need A Bold New Conservation Paradigm
I have said this many times in posts I’ve writtten – if our generations are the ones who fail the lions and the elephants – we will NEVER be forgiven – nor should we be. Open your eyes and your minds, speak up and get involved. When you travel never support lion or elephant tourism. Please read theses important articles below on lions and treaties.
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Messages From Nature

Messages From Nature

The Lessons To Be Learned From The Planet, Life And Our Fellow Creatures

Messages From Nature – I’ve been actively involved in learning about animal issues for the last ten years. Before then I was asleep – not intentionally – I just didn’t realize I should be asking questions about the products I bought – the clothing I wore or the food that I consumed.

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In Defence Of Spiders

In Defence Of Spiders

Hugh – A Little Life Observed

In Defence Of Spiders – I walked out my kitchen door one evening in early September. It was a warm, muggy night – made a little less so by the recent rain shower. I paused in front of a spider’s web – coated with fine, glistening water droplets. It was intricate and lacey and lovely and it made me smile. The web was suspended from one of my hanging summer plants and anchored in a number of places along the top of my garden rocking chair. The creator of this magical web of spun silk was absent. I wondered what twist of fate had led this spider to spin his fragile web in such an open, unprotected space in my garden.

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The Murder of Lions In South Africa

The Murder of Lions in South Africa

 800 Lion Bone Skeletons A Year From South Africa – Who Cares?
 
The Murder of Lions in South Africa – Social media has been buzzing with anger at this incomprehensible decision by South African Department of the Environment to promote the canned lion hunting industry, regardless of the environmental cost.
 
As the EIA points out in a splendid paper on this issue, it will adversely impact not only wild lions but also the few remaining wild tigers.
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Protesting Yulin, China – 2017

Protesting Yulin, China – 2017

This Festival Must Be Banned

Protesting Yulin, China – 2017 – Sadly another Yulin dog and cat eating festival is just about to begin. Animals will be systematically tortured, boiled, skinned and cooked alive. We do not live in a civilized world and China is not the only culprit in the global holocaust against animals. As you protest against Yulin you may want to question your own contribution to animal exploitation and cruelty. 

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