Submission to Panel of Experts into South Africa’s comprehensive integrated approach to reduce rhino poaching

14/07/0215 | The following article was sent to me by the CEO of SA Hunters and Game Conservation Association, Fred Campher, for comment: NEWS24 | R440m spent but rhinos still

High Game Prices = Major Conservation Reward

The article below, written by Mr Barry York, an intensive breeder of golden wildebeest, was sent to me for reply by Andre Degeorges, an American who has worked extensively in

Intensive Breeders Sense of Humour Failures

In the March/April issue of African Outfitter (AO), arguably the best hunting magazine currently published in Africa, the half page advert set out below by Take Aim Safaris (TAS) was

Article in Rapport Sunday Newspaper – Death knell for hunting? Artificial breeding of game “damages SA’s reputation as an eco-destination”

The headline article in the business section of yesterday’s main South African Afrikaans Sunday newspaper, Rapport (3 May 2015), was entitled Doodskoot vir jag? Kunsmatige teel van wild “skaad SA

“Shopping and Shooting versus Hunting”*

Canned Killings and other Unnatural Behaviour in the Game Ranching Industry II In January this year, the Boone & Crockett Club, the foremost hunting association in North America, came out

Game ranchers are the wrong target

See Peter Flack’s response below. Kicker: It is unfair to target game farming as an “economic bubble”. This industry creates jobs and makes a very healthy contribution to the economy.

Rhino in Crisis – Blueprint For Survival

I attended the Cape Town premiere of the 90 minute documentary, “Rhino in Crisis – Blueprint for Survival” produced by the Conservation Imperative, a group of conservationists primarily from KwaZulu-Natal.

Eulogy of Opportunities Missed

By: Paul Stones, a member of the SAMPEO Group, South Africa’s most professional and experienced outfitters. Websites: South African Outfitters | Paul Stones Safaris Africa How many times has it

Pyramid Schemes and the Breeding and Manipulation of Colour Variants and other Unnatural Freaks

What do Pyramid Schemes and the latest trend of intensively breeding and manipulating new colour variants and other unnatural freakish animals have in common with one another? Pyramid Schemes are

Canned Killings and other Unnatural Behaviour in the Game Ranching Industry

Why do I and my amateur and professional hunting friends detest the increasing number of incidents involving the killing of canned or put-and-take animals? Why do we also dislike so