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Why the worst thing you can do, is say there’s nothing you can do…

I’ve posted a few times on this blog about conservation and environmental issues. And after almost every single post, there has been a voice in my head which asks, ‘what good is this even doing? What authority do you have to be writing this?’ It’s true that I care passionately about the world around me … Continue reading Why the worst thing you can do, is say there’s nothing you can do…

Poaching in captivity?

This wasn't the blog post I had intended to write. But something happened yesterday which I simply cannot ignore. Poachers broke into Thoiry Zoo, France, and shot one of their white rhinos three times in the head, before cutting off its horn with a chainsaw. This is the first time in Europe that an animal in captivity has ever died at the hands of poachers.