Education webinar: Endangered Species Conference
Join artist, Jane Lee McCracken, Born Free and some special guest speakers to learn about endangered wildlife, and the positive steps we can take to protect these species. This event launched the Where Did All The Animals Go? exhibition, Great North Museum, Newcastle (1hr 37mins, inc. break).
Education webinar: Pangolin
Watch one of our past school events, ‘Plight of the Pangolin’ here. Learn more about the most fascinating species that you have never heard of! Learn about the amazing lives of pangolins, their adaptations and the many threats that they face.
Education webinar: Born Free’s Great Debate Panel Discussion
Watch one of our past school events, ‘Chocolate: Are We Sacrificing Biodiversity For Pleasure? here. Meet an amazing panel of experts and learn about some of the challenges associated with cocoa production and what we can all do to ensure our local actions don’t have negative global consequences.
Education webinar: Where Did All The Animals Go?
Watch one of our past school events, ‘Where Did All The Animals Go? here. Meet artist Jane Lee McCracken and learn about how her art and environmental education project is connecting children to endangered wildlife from around the world.
In Conversation With Virginia McKenna OBE
Watch one of our past school events, ‘In Conversation With Virginia McKenna’ here. Virginia talks about her illustrious film career and how she and her late husband, Bill Travers MBE, founded Born Free with their son Will Travers OBE.
Plight of the Pangolin
Pangolins are meant to be fully protected from the ravages of international trade, yet they are the world’s most trafficked mammal – callously hunted in huge numbers for their scales and meat.
Pride Before The Fall: Book Launch
Conceived by critically-acclaimed photographer George Logan in collaboration with Born Free, this remarkable wildlife book brings the plight of Africa’s remaining lions into sharp focus.
Orphan Bear Cubs Learn Survival Skills
Teaching an orphan bear cub all the skills it needs for a wild life is no mean feat, but the Born Free-supported Orphan Bear Rescue Centre are experts at it!
Rhea enjoys the African sun
Born in 1998, Rhea the leopard was rescued from Limassol Zoo, in Cyprus, and is one of four leopards in Born Free's care at our big cat sanctuary at Shamwari Private Game Reserve.
Gordon Buchanan On Filming Bear Cubs
In 2018, Gordon Buchanan Wildlife Filmaker spent many months at the Born Free-supported Orphan Bear Rescue Centre filming three pairs of bear cub brothers for a BBC documentary.
Raising bear cubs
In the thick, wooded forests of Russia, brown bears face many threats. Many will perish, but the lucky ones are found just in time and taken to the Born Free-supported Orphan Bear Rescue Centre.
Orangutans on the brink
The Born Free-supported Orangutan Foundation is working in the rainforests of Indonesia Borneo to save and protect the world’s precious orangutans and their habitat.
Five ways we can make the world a better place post-pandemic
Dr Nikki Tagg, Born Free's Conservation Programmes Manager, suggests five ways we can make the world a better place post-coronavirus.
Adopt a lion
The lion holds a special place in our hearts as the inspiration behind Born Free as the charity we know today. Sadly, lion populations have experienced a 43% drop in numbers over the last 21 years.
Adopt an elephant
Poaching for ivory and trophy hunting are still major issues affecting elephants today. Driven by human population growth, more of the elephants’ natural habitat is being lost to settlements and agricultural use.
Adopt a giraffe
Classed as Vulnerable on the IUCN’s Red List, giraffe numbers have suffered a population decline of 40% over three generations across Africa, and have become extinct in seven countries including Nigeria and Guinea.