On 31st July we held a dawn blessing for “Urban Eels: Our Sustainable City”. Together, we have created a new space within our urban fabric to reconnect with nature and share and experience Tikanga Māori. Feeling grateful and honoured to have shared this journey with so many inspiring people. Mihimihi / speeches – Fiona Gordon … Continue reading Urban Eels Dawn Blessing
By Fiona Gordon – Environmental Policy Analyst & Ambassador to the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand The pandemic which has sent countries into lock down and wiped billions from economies has refocused attention on the illicit trade of wild animals. From pangolin scales to primate skulls, elephant ivory and tiger bone the wildlife products arriving at New Zealand’s border … Continue reading Covid-19 and New Zealand’s Role in the Global Illegal Wildlife Trade
By Fiona Gordon – Director of Gordon Consulting and an Ambassador to the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand. The meeting of Parties to the Convention on International trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Geneva this week marks almost 3 years since CITES agreed for the first time in its history that national ivory markets contributing to poaching or … Continue reading NEW ZEALAND DOMESTIC IVORY TRADE DOUBLES
JUNE 2019 “Stealing Their Future” Fiona Gordon On her whistle stop “Rewind the Future” tour of New Zealand, internationally renowned conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall tells me that she has met many young people who have lost hope in the future and have become apathetic. Dr. Goodall then makes a poignant point “we haven’t been borrowing … Continue reading STEALING THEIR FUTURE
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Hi, I’m Fiona Gordon, Director of Gordon Consulting and an Ambassador to the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand. Welcome to my blog highlighting some of my latest work.
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