Issue 31, 30 January 2015


SIMON ESPLEY is a seasoned African traveller – walking, driving, boating, biking, horse riding and flying his way in pursuit of true wilderness and elusive birds. In his spare time he rehabilitates birds for release back into the wild, tries to live sustainably and is increasingly interested in the true cost and journey of food. He is a chartered accountant and CEO of Africa Geographic Holdings and bigFIG Digital Media. Like many people who love Africa’s wildlife, Simon often tackles contentious issues. In THE THING ABOUT HUNTING he aims to find a way for parties on either end of this heated debate to find a way to move forward.

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