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BOTSWANA INTENDS TO BAN “CANNED HUNTING”

Botswana intends to ban “canned hunting,” the practice in which large carnivores such as lions or other wildlife species are raised in captivity and hunted in small camps with no room for escape or to elude the hunter. Botswana’s Ministry … Continue reading

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GAP YEAR ADVENTURE PROSPECTUS – 2014

JOIN OUR “GAP YEAR ADVENTURE PROGRAMME”  We are recruiting for our January 2014 as well as our July 2014 intakes GAP PROSPECTUS – 2014 “Click on the link above” Gap Year is a division of Soldiers of the Innocent a … Continue reading

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THE PLIGHT OF THE LION IN AFRICA

A recent report by Conserving Large Carnivores: Dollars and Fence, has revealed that nearly half of Africa’s wild lion populace may face extinction in the near future if urgent conservation measures are not taken.The report which has been carried out by … Continue reading

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WILD LIONS ARE CLOSE TO EXTINCTION

Africa’s lion population has shrunk by 75% in the past 2 decades. They are currently VULNERABLE  on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s list of threatened species.  In west and central Africa lions are classified as  ENDANGERED. Trophy … Continue reading

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ANOTHER NAIL IN THE COFFIN FOR “sustainable lion hunting”

Those who promote the concept that lions can be hunted sustainably claim that males older than 6 yrs can be shot without consequence – after all they have already reproduced by that age, and can then be classified as “excess … Continue reading

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SAVING A SPECIES

South Africa, home to 75 percent of the world’s rhinos, lost a stunning 668 of the animals to poachers in 2012.  But the Phinda Private Game Reserve in the country’s KwaZulu-Natal Province has thriving populations of both black and white … Continue reading

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