The Moral Colonialism of Africa s Wildlife.

There is a growing and unacceptable imposition of western morals on wildlife conservation and management in Africa, especially southern Africa. The Namibian Minister of Environment and Tourism, Hon. Pohamba Shifeta, said what many of us feel, “initiatives to ban trophy hunting not only represent an unacceptable modern form of moral colonialism, but will have detrimental effects on our local communities and our wildlife” This is a true and powerful statement and needs to be echoed around th...
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Conservation and Hunting.

More and more people around the world are questioning the relevance of trophy hunting in today`s world. Wildlife is in decline through most of Africa as human encroachment deprives species of habitats. Iconic species such as elephant and rhino are being poached at unprecedented levels in some areas. Other areas have been ploughed, mined, paved, occupied and the wildlife destroyed.. The media constantly reminds us of our inhumane treatment of wild animals and the severe threats they face. It i...
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