July 9, 2017

Twenty three years ago I met two young men at the turtle beach. My colleagues and I had been investigating and secretly filming the illegal tortoiseshell trade in Sri Lanka for a British prime-time TV series "Animal Detectives". I was co-producing the seven films as we...

June 11, 2017

At first I felt disillusioned by the large number of whale-watching boats carrying hundreds of tourists out to search for the largest creature ever known; the loud rattling engines, revving and spluttering each time a blow was seen in the distance. It was as if the nig...

April 4, 2017

It is my belief WWF provides the cover for the entire pro-trade group. If WWF were to echo Botswana's support for a permanent ban, the rest of the group would lose the authority that keeps it together. Then wild elephants would have a chance.