Month: November 2017

Cat. 3, Activism 8 – BL-45 – Champions of The Wild

Cat. 3, Activism 8 – BL-45 – Champions of The Wild

Ch. 45 –  Champions of The Wild In the summer of 1997, I received a phone call from Chris Buyere, CEO of Omni Film and producer of the highly successful TV wildlife documentary series “Champions of The Wild”, which as it happened ran for five seasons on Discovery Channel in twenty countries from 1998 to…

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Cat. 3, Activism 7 – BL-44 – My Year of the Tiger

Cat. 3, Activism 7 – BL-44 – My Year of the Tiger

Ch. 44 –  My Year of the Tiger Being a boots-on-the-ground tiger preservationist has its benefits. If I didn’t go to India and work at the Kanha and Bandhavgarh tiger reserves over the four year period of 1996-1999, I would never have witnessed this amazing jungle drama in person. And I doubt that even National…

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Cat. 3, Activism 6 – BL-43 – Second Victory! Grizzly Bear Hunting Moratorium.

Cat. 3, Activism 6 – BL-43 – Second Victory! Grizzly Bear Hunting Moratorium.

Ch. 43 –  Success Out of Failure “On December 8, in BC, if the WCWC has its way, bears will have a date with democracy… WCWC’s gladiator in this fight is Anthony Marr, a Chinese Canadian… Mr. Marr feels a special ethnic responsibility and status in this crusade, which he has been pursuing with extraordinary…

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Cat. 3, Activism 4 – BL-41 – On My War Path

Cat. 3, Activism 4 – BL-41 – On My War Path

Ch. 41 –  On My War Path June 6, 1995, Thursday Finally, our anti-hunting “Bear Referendum” road tour is underway. Right off the bat, I started with the wrong foot forward. To begin with, I succumbed to the flu four days ago. Yesterday I was running 102F. Even now, I am feeling weak, when, even…

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Cat. 3, Activism 2 – BL-39 – First Victory!

Cat. 3, Activism 2 – BL-39 – First Victory!

Ch. 39 –  First Victory 1997-04-24 The Georgia Straight magazine, Vancouver, BC, Canada by Shawn Blore Bloody Superstition Pessimist give the world’s tigers 5 years. Realists, 10. They’re the kind of numbers that make you want to quietly despair, to give up, to flip the channel and think about something more pleasant. Melrose Place maybe,…

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Cat. 3, Activism 1 – BL-38 – Compassion Into Action

Cat. 3, Activism 1 – BL-38 – Compassion Into Action

Ch. 38 –  Compassion into Action November 22, 1995, Wednesday The Vancouver Courier by Kerry Gold [Hong Kong environmentalist says many Chinese immigrants too urbanized to care about conservation [Kerrisdale tree wins temporary reprieve] China-born environmentalist Anthony Marr temporarily saved a tree in Kerrisdale from the chainsaw Monday. It’s only the beginning of a campaign…

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