Every year, trophy hunters slaughter tens of thousands of wild animals, bizarrely claiming that killing rare species is an effective way to protect them. Our Head of Policy, veterinarian Dr Mark Jones, reports.
Born Free responds to the King's Speech on 7th November 2023, which failed to fulfil longstanding government promises for nature and animal welfare.
A future without elephants is unimaginable. Born Free’s new appeal offers a lifeline for one of Africa’s most iconic species.
Efforts to progress a Bill to prohibit the import of hunting trophies from threatened and protected species were thwarted in the House of Lords on 12th September by a few Members who cynically used parliamentary procedure to their advantage.
Born Free is urging supporters to support the bill one last time by writing to Rishi Sunak and Lord True.
Head of Policy, veterinarian Mark Jones, explains why the UK's Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill represents an important opportunity for the UK to play its part in bringing trophy hunting to an end.
New article by Born Free’s Head of Policy, Dr Mark Jones highlights the damage caused to individual animals, their social groups and the wider ecology.
The Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill passed its Second Reading in the House of Lords on 16th June, and will now progress to a Committee of the Whole House.
The Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill, tabled by Crawley MP Henry Smith, moved a step closer to becoming law when it received its Third Reading in the House of Commons today.
On December 15, Born Free hosted a public discussion to explore innovative and humane alternatives to trophy hunting, at London’s iconic Royal Geographical Society.