“Conservation” Explained. For the South African politician and nature-lover

“Conservation”, a.k.a. Wildlife Management, is the art and craft of manipulating the principles that govern the processes of nature – to achieve man-designed objectives. There is nothing ‘natural’ about wildlife management. It is man conceived, man designed, man applied, man implemented, man manipulated and man is the principle beneficiary. Why is man the principle beneficiary? …

British Queen Camilla Gets It Right On Carrying Ivory Rod – Anti-Ivory Groups Don’t

By Emmanuel Koro Johannesburg, 16 May 2023 African conservationists and a U.S.A ivory education specialist have condemned anti-ivory use groups for protesting British Queen Consort Camilla’s determination to carry a rod made of ivory at the coronation of her husband, King Charles, on 6 May 2023. In an interview, Botswana Chieftainess Rebecca Banika said, “It’s …

Global Warming a.k.a. Climate Change

I am not contesting the fact that global warming a.k.a. climate change may have occurred over the last several decades. I am not an expert on the facts surrounding the earth’s changeable weather patterns. What I question, however, is the accusation that man’s burgeoning industries have been the cause. Having said this, however, I have …

An Early Obituary In Memory of the One-time Great Biological Diversity of Kruger National Park

At the United Nations semi-annual Biodiversity Conference (Cop15), held in Montreal, Canada in 2022, implementation was a key theme. Implementation was highlighted because, previously, all the biodiversity targets determined at such conferences were never achieved. So the delegates tried again.  In December 2022, along with 195 other nations, South Africa agreed to adopt the Kunming-Montreal …