Busting the myths of trophy hunting
Dr Mark Jones, Born Free’s Head of Policy, exposes the hard truths of trophy hunting and explains the individual suffering it causes, the disruption to an animal’s familial herds or prides and the implications it can have on the wider ecosystem.
Great Debate: How to debate
What are the qualities of a great debater?
Kate Davis and Charlotte Bayer from Allen and Overy give us their top tips for debating.
Great Debate: Taking responsibility
Plastic isn’t, in itself, the problem, it’s how we use it and how we dispose of it. We are already unable to cope with the amount of plastic waste we generate. How can YOU take responsibility for the issue of plastic pollution?
Plastic: Whose responsibility?
Plastics in the environment impact environmental, wildlife and human health alike, with a legacy that could be centuries long. However, who is responsible for their ubiquitous use and poor disposal?
Wild animals as exotic pets
The first episode of the Born Free Podcast discussed the increasing trend of keeping wild animals as pets across the world, with Dr Chris Draper, Born Free’s Head of Captivity and Animal Welfare.
Raise the Red Flag
Born Free's Raise the Red Flag initiative allows supporters to report their concerns about captive wild animals and to view our map highlighting some of the facilities and locations we have received reports about from other concerned members of the public.
How to protect wildlife from trade
Ahead of the big wildlife trade meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, Born Free's Head of Policy, Dr Mark Jones explains what the meeting is about and what Born Free's delegation will fight for in order to protect endangered wildlife species.
King the lion: one year on
Throwback to one year ago, when King began his journey to our big cat sanctuary at Shamwari Private Game Reserve!
Trophy hunting - a barbaric sport
Born Free is opposed to the killing of any animal for sport or pleasure, and we want trophy hunting banned. Together we can end this barbaric sport.
Virginia McKenna OBE visits Lions of Lyon
Watch the emotional moment when our Co-Founder, Virginia McKenna, met the Lions of Lyon for the first time!
This is Kuuma, one of our Lions of Lyon. She was found in a car garage when she was six weeks old, very poorly and desperately underweight.
Ethiopian wolves - world's rarest canid
Only 500 Ethiopian wolves remain in the world today, making them Africa’s most threatened carnivore.
Sami was found abandoned in the Sudanese bush when he was a little cub. He arrived at Shamwari in 2001 and lives at our Julie Ward Rescue & Education Centre.
Meet Girl, the youngest of our four Lions of Lyon. Surrendered by her owner when she was just eight weeks old, she suffered from serious health issues.
Mobile Health Unit
Our Living with Tigers campaign is providing vital healthcare for local communities living in Central India, supporting 48 villages around the Pench National Park.
Lions of Lyon
Four little lion cubs, Horus, Kuuma, Dadou and Girl were found in terrible suffering and were being kept as pets in various locations in France.