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Our Wild World

Our Wild World

Monday at 8 AM Pacific

April 04th 2016:Wildlife Crime Of The Century with Nick Lynch

Cecil has become a gateway topic for those unfamiliar with the Zimbabwe situation; people in the outside world who previously only had a cursory understanding of Zimbabwe’s politics, are now paying more attention to why the systems in place apparently failed so dismally, and enabled the tragic death of Cecil. Zimbabwe’s immediate fate is directly tied to the country’s political situation. It’s easy for the world at large to show outrage for Cecil the lion, but the people of Zimbabwe have been suffering much worse for over three decades. Through this lens, It is perplexing that CITES endorses a

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Nick Lynch

Nick Lynch was borne in Zambia and spent much of his life in Zimbabwe and further abroad in Europe and Australia. His expertise is in the photographic safari tourism sector from guiding mobile safaris in Zimbabwe and Australia, and manager of a safari lodge in Zambia. In the early 2000’s he was positioned in marketing with an African based merchant bank and as a political risk mitigation consultant based in Zimbabwe working with a variety of banks and foreign direct investors involved in mining and large scale horticultural projects. Nick presently advises Solaris Entertainment on filming projects in Africa, and continues bring awareness to elephant and lion conservation in Zimbabwe and gl
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2129/our-wild-world 18/12/2017 08:00 18/12/2017 09:00 Our Wild World https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2129/our-wild-world Cecil has become a gateway topic for those unfamiliar with the Zimbabwe situation; people in the outside world who previously only had a cursory understanding of Zimbabwe’s politics, are now paying more attention to why the systems in place apparently failed so dismally, and enabled the tragic death of Cecil. Zimbabwe’s immediate fate is directly tied to the country’s political situation. It’s easy for the world at large to show outrage for Cecil the lion, but the people of Zimbabwe have been suffering much worse for over three decades. Through this lens, It is perplexing that CITES endorses any wildlife trade from Zimbabwe – yet it does. By doing so, CITES, is in effect, complicit in aiding and abetting this illegitimate government perpetuate the biggest transnational wildlife crime of the century. This is not an ‘Africa Problem’. This concerns everyone. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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