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.
Published: 23/01/2019 7:00am
Born Free’s adopted moon bear Ginny, who lived at the Born Free-supported Animals Asia bear sanctuary in China, passed away recently following a short illness. Here, Born Free’s Co-Founder & Trustee, Virginia McKenna OBE, and Animals Asia’s Founder & CEO, Jill Robinson, remember Ginny’s life.READ MORE
Published: 19/11/2018 7:00am
Today is World Toilet Day. But what have toilets got to do with wildlife? On a recent visit to India, Born Free's Beth Brooks found out how Born Free’s Living with Tigers programme is providing toilets for local communities to improve livelihoods and reduce human-wildlife conflictREAD MORE
Published: 14/11/2018 12:14pm
Tricia Holford, Born Free’s Captive Animals Officer, recalls a visit to a circus that made a lasting impact, and explains how you can help add yet another country to the list of those banning wild animals from travelling circusesREAD MORE
Published: 06/11/2018 9:50am
Trophy hunting is predominantly the preserve of wealthy individuals from the developed world. In their attempt to justify these narcissistic motivations, proponents claim that trophy hunting benefits wildlife conservation. But the evidence for these claims simply doesn’t stack up, says Born Free's Head of Policy, Dr Mark Jones.READ MORE