“Expelled” from WWF South Africa

In the last month I have become the poster child for Survival International in what appears to be a nasty internecine fight between them and WWF. I had never heard

Lies, Bloody Lies and Surveys – Game Numbers

English Translation: “Unbelievable! One dog gives birth to 11 subspecies in one day.” In recent days, two surveys have been brought to my attention which make sweeping and major statements

Lies, Bloody Lies and Surveys – Colour Variants 3

To be honest, there is so much twaddle written on this subject by so many people that should and often do know better that I normally ignore most of it

Colour Variants and Canned Killing – The Namibian Policy

Last night my attention was drawn to a speech by Namibia’s Minister of the Environment and Tourism at the NAPHA AGM last week and I thought it so important that

Speech: Colour Variants and Canned Killing

Three weeks ago I received an invitation from the Department of Environmental Affairs to present a paper to the SECOND NATIONAL DIALOGUE WORKSHOP ON THE INTENSIVE AND SELECTIVE BREEDING OF

Public Relations and Hunting

I have never received a greater response than I did to my blog, “Amateur Hunting Bodies Have Failed Their Members” both in number and the emphatic views expressed, only a

From Barbara Crown, publisher of The Hunting Report

In Response to blog post: Amateur hunting bodies have failed their members Dear Peter, Do you feel like Casandra from the Greek myths? I know I do. Read your blog

Amateur hunting bodies have failed their members

For 25 years my job was to help save failing organisations. A key part of the rehabilitation process was to ensure they had properly funded, professionally managed public relations strategic

Some Erudite Alternative Views

Here are some negative comments I have received recently via Facebook and email: Date: 30 July 2015 From: Shauna Carroll Email: slc2106@gmail.com Comment: You are everything that is wrong with

PHASA President Calls for a Review of Lion Hunting

I received the Press Release set out below directly from PHASA on Friday last week: PHASA President Calls for a Review of Lion Hunting Pretoria, 24 July 2015 – Hermann