PRO BONO CONSERVATION
Photographing wild animals for conservation purposes. I have always held the belief that we humans need to conserve our environment before it is too late. When I heard about the plight of GG Conservation, a lion sanctuary in South Africa, I jumped at the possibility to offer my services to this very important sanctuary. Spending a week watching the team look after the needs of these majestic beasts, was a real experience, going to sleep with the incredibly loud roar of the lions was incredible. I will never forget my time there!
They are currently running a crowdfunding campaign, here is a bit about them:
Glen Garriff (GG) Conservation is a lion sanctuary for lions in need in South Africa. We provide an environment where our animals can live in safety, be treated with the compassion and respect they deserve, free of abuse and persecution.
Thousand’s of Lions are held worldwide in captivity, many in appalling circumstances. According to IFAW in the US alone It’s been estimated that upwards of 10,000 big cats like tigers, lions and cougars are kept captive by private owners. Although wild animal circus bans do exist, in Europe and parts of South America, sadly many animals continue to be abused and exploited in these attractions.
The costs of running this project has become a major challenge for us at GG Conservation and this is where we need your help.
Client: GG Conservation