Entries by Donalea Patman

Australia Bans Lion Trophies and Body Parts

March 13, 2015 Environment Minister Greg Hunt announced an immediate ban on the importation of lion hunting trophies and body parts as a direct response to the cruel and barbaric industry of captive breeding and canned hunting. A global first, Minister Hunt took a courageous and visionary step in helping the critical decline in Africa’s […]

Skills of our Children

Shobiyana High School Art Workshop & Exhibition with acclaimed artist Andries Botha Teaching teenagers to make art to enrich their lives through skills training, psychological and experiential creativity and providing economic opportunities. Shobiyana High School is in Acornhoek, a designated Presidential Poverty Node in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. There is 80-85% unemployment and not much […]

Interspecies Communication

Experiencing Interspecies Communication (Africa) In setting up For the Love of Wildlife (FLOW) and representing animals in our human world one of the things that struck me was “who consults the animals?” Whether that be a political platform, animal law, advocacy, forum or blog…who actually consults with the animal kingdom directly? I’ve had experience with animal […]