The Minister’s High Level Panel of Experts

As I understand it, the Minister (Mrs Barbara Creecy) established her (so-called) “High Level Panel of Experts” to obtain first-hand information about the management of elephants, rhinos, lions and leopards in South Africa. This would have been an understandable,  acceptable and welcome development for everybody in the wildlife industry IF these so-called ‘experts’ were people …

The Importance of National Wildlife Cultures

All nations are a product of their national cultures. And national cultures are a combination of a great many subcultures: including  language, dress, religion, and , many more. One of a nation’s sub-cultures is its wildlife culture. And children are subject to indoctrination about their national culture, and its various sub-cultures, from a very early …

Media Release: Captive Bred Lions have a Huge Conservation Value

TRUE GREEN ALLIANCE CONCLUSION The Animal Rights Brigade have been at great pains to tell the world that South Africa’s Captive Breeding of Lions Industry (CBL) has absolutely no ‘conservation value’. By that, they mean, wild lions gain no survival benefits from the practice of breeding lions in captivity. They further claim, without producing any …