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.

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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IN SEARCH OF LIONS

Published: 03/02/2020 9:30am

Born Free’s Beth Brooks joins our Kenya field team to find out what it’s like to monitor the lions of Meru National Park

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IN MEMORY OF NICHOLAS PARSONS

Published: 28/01/2020 4:09pm

Born Free is deeply saddened to hear that our long-standing friend, and national treasure, Nicholas Parsons CBE, has died aged 96.

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WORKING TOGETHER FOR WILDLIFE

Published: 22/01/2020 9:00am

Ahead of a major wildlife conservation meeting due to take place in India next month, Dr Mark Jones, Born Free’s Head of Policy, explains why when it comes to wildlife conservation, collaboration is everything.

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GLOBAL FRIENDS ACHIEVEMENTS IN 2019

Published: 10/01/2020 2:42pm

Born Free’s Laura Gosset reviews the achievements of Global Friends in 2019.

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BORN FREE’S RESCUED CIRCUS LIONS

Published: 19/12/2019 11:19am

In November, Paris banned the use of wild animals in travelling circuses. Born Free’s Tricia Holford reflects on the lions rescued by Born Free from European circuses who now live at our big cat sanctuary in South Africa.

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NEW CLASSROOM UNVEILED AT ENSESSA KOTTEH

Published: 11/12/2019 1:39pm

Born Free’s Laura Gosset attended the official opening of our education centre classroom in Ethiopia.

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BORN FREE'S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

Published: 25/11/2019 2:00am

Tis the season to be jolly! Born Free's Hitesh Patel presents some handy tips on how to shop ethically this Christmas

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CANNED HUNTING AND THE LION BONE TRADE: SOUTH AFRICA'S DIRTY SECRET

Published: 04/11/2019 7:00am

Canned hunting is a cruel and brutal industry, but the South African government continue to ignore calls for it to be brought to an end, explains Dr Mark Jones, Born Free's Head of Policy.

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LIONS OF LYON: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Published: 14/10/2019 7:00am

Born Free’s Beth Brooks answers your questions about the Lions of Lyon.

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LIONS OF LYON: FINDING THEIR FEET

Published: 13/10/2019 3:17pm

The Lions of Lyon are settling in at our big cat sanctuary. Born Free’s Beth Brooks finds out how they’ve been getting on.

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LIONS OF LYON: HOME SWEET HOME

Published: 12/10/2019 2:32pm

Born Free’s Sharon Chapman watches the arrival of the Lions of Lyon at our big cat sanctuary in Shamwari Private Game Reserve, South Africa.

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LIONS OF LYON: JOURNEY’S END

Published: 11/10/2019 8:21pm

The Lions of Lyon have arrived at our big cat sanctuary in South Africa! Born Free’s Beth Brooks updates on their journey.

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