All posts tagged middle east

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Can the slaughter in the Middle East really be stopped?

Prominent hunters from Middle East and Africa sign declaration on responsible hunting By Julien Jreissati Thu, 05/12/2013 – 11:21 Hunters from Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Yemen and Ethiopia have signed a Regional Declaration on Responsible Hunting [1], at a […]

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Review: ‘Birds of Kuwait: a comprehensive visual guide’

Back in both January and February 2005 I was fortunate enough to be shown around the small middle-eastern state of Kuwait by George Gregory, a


Newsletter from the ‘Foundation for the Protection of the Arabian Leopard in Yemen’

As part of our 'Talking Naturally Partners Project' - through which we aim to inspire and promote conservation by hosting news/appeals/interviews/podcasts etc with our 'partnering' conservation organisations


FPALY and Talking Naturally: protecting the Arabian Leopard in Yemen

Talking Naturally is expanding and developing some exciting, new ideas. One of the areas that we are particularly excited about is working with 'partners' [see About TN

E-petition to save Houbaras in Tunisia

We wrote a few times last year about the pressure Houbara Bustards Chlamydotis undulata undulata face from over-privileged, fantastically-wealthy Arab 'leaders' who - having wiped out the Houbara

BBC News: Pakistan seizes hunting falcons ‘from Qatari royal’

This is a news story from last month but follows on neatly from the two blogs I just wrote about wealthy Arabs hunting Houbaras to extinction and shows

Morocco is also selling Houbaras to the Gulf…

Yesterday I posted a rather bitter comment on the 'sale' of licences to rich Arab leaders to hunt Houbara Bustards in Pakistan ('Arabian money buying the extinction

Arabian money buying the extinction of the Houbara Bustard?

In the twenty-first century there is an awful correlation between wealth/influence and the ability to murder wildlife on truly industrial scales. Whether it's an increasingly affluent middle class

Update from David Stanton on the Arabian Leopard captured in Yemen

Following on from yesterday's post about the awful tormenting of a captured Arabian Leopard in Yemen (/yemen-leopard-captured-tormented-video/), David Stanton, the Yemeni-based Executive Director of the Foundation for

Yemen: Arabian Leopard Captured and Tormented on Video

In September this year I interviewed David Stanton, Executive Director of the 'Foundation for the Protection of the Arabian Leopard in Yemen'. An erudite and passionate


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