Tag Archives: poaching

Today is World Wildlife Conservation Day

Today, December 4th, is the first ever World Wildlife Conservation Day as decreed by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. To view her statement please click on State Department It’s encouraging to learn that the State Department is becoming more … Continue reading

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International ramifications of poaching

Poaching: It’s not Kenya’s problem, nor South Africa’s nor every other country where the vile act is occurring. It is everyone’s problem.  A worldwide issue. Therefore, this morning the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations held a hearing labeled: Ivory and … Continue reading

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May 2012 be a better year for the world’s wildlife

Happy New Year to all and many blessings for 2012! I pray that 2012 will bring solutions to the many issues that plague the world’s wildlife: poaching, human/wildlife conflict, wildlife harassment, vanishing habitat, trophy hunting and the bushmeat trade. As … Continue reading

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The tragedy of poaching

This video may have been filmed in 2002, but it’s timeless and continues to drive home the tragedy of poaching.  Please click on the link for the video. Wanted Dead or Alive Please check out African Environmental Film Foundation’s site … Continue reading

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Elephant extermination

Once again, I hear about another massacre of elephants in Kenya. This time a family. These poachers, these so-called humans cutting up elephants for ivory, destroying families, creating more orphans for Dame Daphne Sheldrick’s orphanage to take care of, should … Continue reading

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Meru National Park’s Demise, then Revival as an Exquisite Tourist Destination

The generators had just turned off.  Rhythmic sounds of the African night tried to lull me to sleep. I thought how blessed I was. Not everyone gets to travel to Kenya’s Meru National Park where George and Joy Adamson once lived and … Continue reading

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