Born Free works across the world to protect and preserve wildlife in its natural habitat. 

The Born Free blog gives our team – both in the office and out in the field – a platform to share their views on the latest news stories and issues affecting wildlife conservation and captive animal welfare.

Our blogs are published regularly, so please keep checking back, or follow us on InstagramTwitter or Facebook to stay updated.

COMPASSIONATE CONSERVATION IN ACTION

Published: 20/09/2021 8:00am

Born Free’s Head of Conservation Dr Nikki Tagg introduces our newly published two-year report and encourages us to have conservation confidence.

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FAROE ISLANDS' DOLPHIN SLAUGHTER

Published: 16/09/2021 12:31pm

Born Free’s Policy Adviser, Dominic Dyer, has campaigned for years for marine animal protection. In this blog he explains why the slaughter of dolphins in The Faroe Islands should be consigned to history.

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SEARCHING FOR GOLD

Published: 01/07/2021 8:00am

Ian Redmond OBE Explains How The Future For Orangutans Is In The Balance, But You Could Help Tip The Scales In Their Favour.

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MY PASSION FOR LIONS

Published: 23/04/2021 2:55pm

By Critically Acclaimed Photographer George Logan, Creator Of Lion: Pride Before The Fall.

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A POIGNANT DAY FOR BORN FREE

Published: 29/03/2021 8:00am

Will Travers OBE, Born Free’s Executive President, explains why 29th March means so much to him, and to Born Free.

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EXTINCTION: THE FACTS

Published: 21/09/2020 11:12am

Following David Attenborough’s programme, Extinction: The Facts and the recent release of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s report that warned urgent change is needed to save species, Born Free’s Acting Head of Conservation, Dr Nikki Tagg, reflects on what action needs to be taken

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THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

Published: 14/09/2020 3:54pm

Robotic dolphins, CGI gorillas. Is there a future for wild animals in entertainment asks Dr Chris Draper, Born Free's Head of Animal Welfare and Captivity?

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PANGOLINS - SCALES OF INJUSTICE

Published: 16/07/2020 3:09pm

Born Free's Dr Mark Jones reviews the new e-book by Richard Peirce highlighting the plight of the pangolin.

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STRESS, BOREDOM AND EXPLOITATION: LIFE FOR WILD ANIMALS IN THE TRAVELLING CIRCUS

Published: 02/06/2020 10:55am

By Born Free’s Dr Chris Draper, Head of Animal Welfare and Captivity.

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HOW TO FUNDRAISE FOR BORN FREE FROM HOME

Published: 15/05/2020 10:55am

Born Free's Sarah Locke provides some ideas to get you started.

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TIME TO ACT NOW – WHY COMPASSION COUNTS

Published: 21/04/2020 1:24pm

Guest Blog: The global wildlife trade must now be held to full and final account, says Jill Robinson, Founder of Animals Asia.

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TIGER KING: FIVE IMPORTANT FACTS TO TAKE AWAY

Published: 17/04/2020 4:44pm

Karen Lauria at Born Free USA explains what we can learn from the shockumentary Tiger King

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BORN FREE & MERU

Published: 16/03/2020 6:00am

Will Travers OBE, Born Free’s Executive President & Co-Founder, reflects on his family’s personal connection with Meru and why Born Free will continue to keep the spirit of Elsa the lioness burning brightly.

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GEORGE LOGAN: PHOTOGRAPHY IN MERU

Published: 09/03/2020 9:00am

Acclaimed wildlife photographer George Logan explains why Meru is one of his favourite places to visit.

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CONSERVATION EDUCATION THROUGH VOLLEYBALL

Published: 07/02/2020 10:13am

From tree planting to volleyball: Charles Njoroge, Born Free’s Pride of Meru Education Officer, explains how we are encouraging co-existence around Meru National Park

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