An Open Letter to IOL by John Nash

Dear IOL Your article, “UK hunt club slammed for trophy-hunting safari auction in South Africa”. by Shaun Smillie (October 29) contained a number of misleading statements. You describe the Avon Vale Hunt as “A fox hunting club in the United Kingdom”.  Fox hunting with hounds has been illegal in the UK for a number of …

Is this A Crime Against the People of South Africa?

The CEO of South Africa’s TRUE GREEN ALLIANCE – an NGO the main purpose of which is to create a properly informed public about the principles and practices of science-based wildlife management – calls out the Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Barbara Creecy, for apparently selling South Africa’s sovereign right to manage its own wildlife …

Start Reclaiming Sovereign Wildlife User Rights

By Emmanuel Koro It is again clear that the wildlife-rich and elephant over-populated SADC countries will not get the “yes-vote” for ivory trade, at the November 2022 meeting of the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Panama City. According to international conservation observers, the SADC countries …

As Promised: Ron on JERM Warfare

Ron Thomson joined Jerm for a discussion about Kruger’s elephants. His experience and knowledge are next level. Ron Thomson has a total of 57 years of hands-on experience in wildlife management, national park administration and African big game hunting. This, together with his thorough understanding of the science of wildlife management, places him in a …

JERM Warfare Interviews Ron Thomson

This is an early notice to inform you that JERM Warfare had an interview with Ron Thomson this week Do not miss it! Full podcast will be published soon on JERM Warfare’s website – we will let you know as soon as this link is available.. Ron argues that the Kruger National Park is being …

Solomon Joubert – one of SANPark’s last great scientists

SOLOMON JOUBERT, who died unexpectedly last Wednesday, was one of SANPark’s last great scientists. He held on to wildlife management beliefs, and upheld wildlife management principles, that are rapidly being discarded by many modern-day so-called “scientists” who would be better off calling themselves “animal rightists”. In recent years Sollie and I shared many common concerns …

KNP is on the Point of Total Collapse Into Becoming a Desert – Reply to Peter Mills by John Nash

Mr Mills, I have to say that your comment is one of the finest examples of modern theoretical eco-myopia that I have seen in some time. It perfectly encapsulates the reason why South Africa’s breathtaking bio-diversity (and probably the whole of its wildlife industry) is doomed in the long term unless someone takes responsibility and …

KNP is on the Point of Total Collapse Into Becoming a Desert – Reply to Peter Mills

Debate between Ron Thomson and Peter Mills PM: Dear Ron, I don’t think I totally agree with your response to Grant who, I thought, posed a very valid question.  I don’t know what Grant’s wildlife management background is but he does propose an option, just leave it alone. RT: Have a look at what is …

Dear Annie – Inconvenient Facts

Dear Annie, There is hope for us all yet. I opened my eyes and my ears this morning to a television discussion on the internet in which the author of a new book totally and authoritatively debunked the man-made-global-warming theory. It was music to my ears. The book is called: INCONVENIENT FACTS – The science …