Bad grass-cutting advice ends in sad consequences in Kanha National Park

I have just returned from India (April 2015), specifically Kanha National Park, where everyone was talking about how some South African “experts on forest management” came in and advised the Madya Pradesh Forest Department to cut the grasses in the Kanha zone of the park. As a result, the prey animals who use the grasses as fodder […]

tiger bones are medicinal? bogus!

  Last week I saw Gordon Buchanan present his “Lost Adventures” talk at the Royal Geographic Society, and towards the end he spent some time on the topic of  tigers.  His experiences of filming wild tigers in India was so moving, but I will never forget when he said that it’s “bogus” that the Chinese are using […]

3 new cubs in Panna tiger reserve

Today my cousin posted on facebook a lovely quote by Nelson Mandela: “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” In this vein, I want to share that starting this blog about tigers and wildlife conservation is massively rewarding and exhilarating for me, but if I’m honest, a little bit scary too.  On one hand there’s the […]

drugged up and ready to be photographed

Recently one of my dear friends posted on all channels of social media photos of themselves curled up next to an overweight-female tiger on the cold concrete of a Thai tiger “reserve”. The next photo was of them cooing and stroking the belly of a very young cub, quoting they’re childhood dream had come true! I was so […]

ban tiger trade

Yesterday created the blog, today officially went on twitter. Wow it’s a whole new world out there! Look what I found: And quoting straight from Tiger Time‘s webpage on banning the tiger trade: BanTigerTrade  Leading up to CITES 2016 2015 is an important year for the tiger. Following intense discussions at CITES in July 2014 […]

save the wild tiger

THOSE WHO INSPIRE US MOST ARE THE ONES WHO CHASE THEIR DREAMS I am a photographic and moving image producer, and for years have wanted to transition my skills into something for the greater good, something beyond advertising and lining other people’s pockets. Something to do with animals and nature, to which I feel so […]