Take Action

Souveniers

 

Don’t add to the demand

Whether you live in a country where bushmeat is eaten or not, you can avoid buying products made from endangered wildlife. Find out more

News

 

Keep it on the Agenda

Raise awareness of this issue by talking about it to anyone who’ll listen, getting it mentioned in the media, or by badgering the people in power about it. Get inspiration from this creative campaign in Cameroon by musician Vicky Brown.

Good wood

 

Buy Good Woods

Whenever you buy anything made of wood, make sure it has come from a sustainably managed forest so you can be sure that local people and wildlife have not been harmed. Learn more

Cocoa

 

Support forest-based communities

Fundraise for community wildlife management projects in the Congo Basin.
Contact Siren
Lebialem Hunters Bee-keeping Initiative: http://www.bee4bushmeat.org/

Fish

 

Fish are wild too

Most fish are hunted in the wild oceans, and there are huge concerns over sustainability of stocks. Consult the Good Fish Guide
Great song by Stornoway: Good Fish Guide (youtube video link)

Video

Watch this video to find out what secondary school students in Cameroon have to say about the bushmeat crisis.

News

Schools against illegal bushmeat

23rd November: Cherwell school's Chicken Project is helping to promote poultry as an alternative to bushmeat in Cameroon. More details

31 March: Video link conference between 3 UK and 3 Cameroon schools

11 March: Divine Tanyi from Limbe Botanic Gardens, Cameroon speaks about the bushmeat crisis at Cherwell School, Oxford

27 January: Juliet Wright from the Lebialem Hunters Bee-keeping Initiative talks to students at Lord Williams and Holmer Green schools

15th January: Silent Forests schools forum held in Yaounde, Cameroon View video on youtube

23rd November: Janvier Mondoa, Forest Manager from Cameroon tells students at Oakgrove School, Milton Keynes about Bimbia Bonadikombo Community Forest Watch video on youtube

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