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Our Wild World

Our Wild World

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October 17th 2016:Loving You To Pieces - Wildlife Trade with Dex Kotze and Pippa Hankinson

With the CITES CoP17 trade resolutions voted upon, now it’s time to look that the ramifications of conservation by committee based upon the utilization model pressure of supply vs demand. With my guests Dex Kotze we can a real world idea of actual numbers, how many real world animals it takes to provide for an ever increasing demand in a legalized trade and the arguments that a legal trade can out compete an illegal trade. Pippa Hankison, the force behind Blood Lions, the film that blew the lid of the Canned Hunting Industry and Trade, the effects, fate and future of farmed ‘wild’ life that l

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Dex Kotze

Dex applies 30 years of business experience to the world of conservation activist, advocate and educator With a deep passion for Africa’s wildlife and wildlife photography, he founded Youth 4 African Wildlife building next generation of global ambassadors for endangered African wildlife, through experiential research, social media, film and photography. assisting in the successful translocation of rhinos to Botswana, and purchase of anti-poaching security dogs and equipment. In 2014 Dex was a core strategist for the international NGO, Global March for Elephants, Rhinos and Lions , raising international awareness of the plight of elephants, rhinos and lions, also a Director of South Africa
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Pippa Hankinson

Born on the remote Nyika Plateau in Malawi, Pippa Hankison grew up in wilderness. After moving to Swaziland on family farm, she then went to London to study marketing. Pippa returned to South Africa and spent 20 yrs. in high-end eco-tourism. Following the sale of her business in she returned to her wilderness roots, supporting a number of environmental initiatives close to her heart. The next ten years she served on various boards of conservation organizations, and KZN Conservation Trust and Wildlands. Following a shocking visit to a lion-breeding farm in South Africa, she began exposing the industry cruelty and abuse of farming lions bred for the bullet. She founded Regulus Vision t
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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 With the CITES CoP17 trade resolutions voted upon, now it’s time to look that the ramifications of conservation by committee based upon the utilization model pressure of supply vs demand. With my guests Dex Kotze we can a real world idea of actual numbers, how many real world animals it takes to provide for an ever increasing demand in a legalized trade and the arguments that a legal trade can out compete an illegal trade. Pippa Hankison, the force behind Blood Lions, the film that blew the lid of the Canned Hunting Industry and Trade, the effects, fate and future of farmed ‘wild’ life that lurk in the dark corners of unmonitored, unregulated, legal and illegal trade –the loss for lions out of CoP17 is the epitome of breaking down the value of the whole of nature into commoditized parts, available to the highest bidder. No matter how much we sell, nature cannot fulfill the demands of an ever increasing human population. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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