RIP Harambe – Gorilla Shot Dead at Zoo in Ohio

On Saturday, Harambe the Gorilla was shot dead at Cincinnati Zoo, Ohio, after a child fell into his enclosure, as the director believed the young boy was in a "life-threatening situation". See the full story here. Similar situations to this seem to be occurring more and more frequently, which poses the question...how safe actually are … Continue reading RIP Harambe – Gorilla Shot Dead at Zoo in Ohio

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In Memory of Tyke

Today marks the 21st anniversary of the upsetting and completely surreal death of African circus elephant, Tyke. Tyke represents the lives of wild animals in circuses all around the world, and proves that animals are not ours to use for entertainment. On August 20th, 1994, Tyke would give her final performance in Honolulu, Hawaii. After years … Continue reading In Memory of Tyke

The Cove Screening with Ric O’Barry

On Thursday 6th November I attended a screening of documentary film The Cove with Q&A session with Ric O'Barry in London. The Cove is about an issue that was never really bought to public attention before - the annual dolphin hunt in Taiji. Although the word 'hunt' really isn't accurate, as the dolphins are not … Continue reading The Cove Screening with Ric O’Barry