Sustainabletigertrips

4 tips for sustainable tiger trips | Advice | Wanderlust In some parts of the world, tiger tourism is big business – here’s how to see them in the wild without doing them harm Last week, Wanderlust reported that Nepal’s tiger population has grown. With the good news in mind, Chris Pitt reveals how YOU…

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Zambia Bans Hunting Of Big Cats To Save Tourist Industry

Zambia bans hunting of big cats ‘to save tourist industry’ Zambia has banned the hunting of lions and other endangered wild cats because of the dwindling number of big cats. The country’s tourism minister said there is more value in game viewing tourism than bloodsports. ‘Tourists come to Zambia to see the lion and if…

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Culture Cruelty Kyrgyzstan Wolf Baiting

Culture or Cruelty: Kyrgyzstan Wolf Baiting Millions of animals around the world are injured, cruelly treated or inhumanely killed because of ‘cultural’ or ‘traditional’ practices. This example is Kyrgyzstan Wolf Baiting, reported to us by Feza: Report: Celebrating cultural history is an important tradition for Kyrgyz hunters, but it should not be permitted at the…

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Cruel Trade In Asian Elephants Threatens Survival

Story showing how elephants are obstained for the tourism trade in Thailand… Wild elephants are being held in horrific conditions in Myanmar by smugglers looking to resume a lucrative trade, a report says. It claims the animals, mainly calves, are being brutally treated as they are “tamed” for tourist camps in Thailand. Campaigners Traffic fear…

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