France follows Australia in banning lion trophies

Despite the horror that France has faced in the past week, today Segolene Royal, Minister of Environment in France announced the immediate ban on import permits of lion trophies and body parts. Following Australia’s visionary and courageous lead, announced by Environment Minister, Greg Hunt in March 2015 (months before the killing of Cecil) France is the second country to […]

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 […]

We need your help

Dear friends…we need your help. We are bringing Ian Michler (conservationist and renowned wildlife journalist and author) to Australia to consult the Govt about the plight of wildlife in Africa and whilst he’s here, we’re hosting a fundraiser to assist with funding an upcoming investigative documentary. Friends in Africa are producing this with Ian, which follows […]

A lion called Christian

Today is Christian the lion’s birthday. We don’t know a single person who hasn’t heard the story of how two outrageous guys in the 60’s bought a lion from Harrods. In the day when buying an exotic pet was like buying a handbag…thank god you can no longer buy animals from Harrods. This is a […]