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Our Wild World

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April 13th 2015:Australia Bans the Canned Lions with Donalea Patman and Ian Michler

Friday March 13, 2015 Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt made world history by taking the lead and announcing the immediate ban of the import and export of African Lion trophies and body parts. The S. African Gov’t and professional hunting bodies around the world prefer the euphemism ‘captive hunts’ to ‘canned’, but Donalea Patman and Ian Michler, and the proponents against Canned Hunting say Captive Hunting is still Canned Hunting. The facts are, lions and other wildlife, are being bred in captivity to be killed in captivity. If an animal bred for the bullet cannot be imported into a

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Donalea Patman

Donalea Patman roared into action raising the awareness of nation and spurred a government into action to be the first country to completely ban trophy and body part imports and exports of Panthera Leo in Australia. Donalea first heard the term "Canned Hunting" while attending a workshop with Andrew Harvey at the White Lion Protection Trust in Timbavati, S. Africa. She founded ForTheLoveofWildlife.org as a professional platform alongside her work with the Australian Gov’t and local MP. To provide the necessary science and video evidence to support the case to the Gov’t, she connected with S. African conservationist Ian Michler. Ian, along with economist Roderick Campbell presented the case
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Ian Michler

Ian Michler has spent the last 25 years working as a specialist guide, consultant, investigative writer and photo-journalist across Africa, including 13 years based in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. He has worked as a researcher and field coordinator on various natural history television documentaries for international broadcasters and as a consultant on ecotourism to various private sector and government agencies. He writes predominately for Africa Geographic topics on conservation, wildlife management, ecotourism, and the environment, and popular monthly column since 2001. He is the author and photographer of seven natural history and travel books on Africa, and winner of the 1997 bird cate
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2129/our-wild-world 11/12/2017 08:00 11/12/2017 09:00 Our Wild World https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2129/our-wild-world Friday March 13, 2015 Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt made world history by taking the lead and announcing the immediate ban of the import and export of African Lion trophies and body parts. The S. African Gov’t and professional hunting bodies around the world prefer the euphemism ‘captive hunts’ to ‘canned’, but Donalea Patman and Ian Michler, and the proponents against Canned Hunting say Captive Hunting is still Canned Hunting. The facts are, lions and other wildlife, are being bred in captivity to be killed in captivity. If an animal bred for the bullet cannot be imported into a hunter’s home nation, then perhaps we can roar across the world that profiteering through the industrialized farming of wildlife and canned hunting is not conservation, and brings under question whether that type of industry and business model is an effectual human relationship to wildlife and our wild world. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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