journalistic title
I rarely do newspaper type cartoons, mainly because it entails a whole different style and approach, and there are so many specialised cartoonists out there who are regular contributors to magazines and newspapers. I also have a really hard time thinking of good stand-alone jokes, which is a whole different talent in itself.

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According to an independent investigation, the timber certification agency referred to in the cartoon  has proved somewhat ineffective in curbing the illegal extraction of Central African timber and hence mitigating the bush meat trade affecting great apes.

Commissioned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to illustrate a EU policy brief.
Brussels, 2006

Illegally logged okoumé timber from equatorial Africa is shipped to China where it is processed into plywood and then exported to Europe, thus eluding the tough EU regulations for certified timber.  This not only disrupts the European market but also mocks international conservation efforts to control the effects of illegal logging on the survival of great apes.

Commissioned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to illustrate a EU policy brief.
Brussels, 2006




parrot

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Inspired by a research article about  an African Grey parrot  able to count jelly beans...

BBC Wildlife magazine (cartoon unpublished), 2006

Meant to illustrate a note denouncing how  research conducted by certain pharmaceutical companies can harm the environment.

BBC Wildlife magazine (cartoon unpublished), 2006

tasmania
frog
Meant to illustrate an article about Tasmanian Devil feeding habits
(I admit the "punch line" isn't funny...I gave up trying to find a better one...!)

BBC Wildlife (cartoon unpublished), 2006
I have no idea what this one was for but it has something to do with animals outwitting humans, a favourite subject of mine.

BBC Wildlife magazine (cartoon unpublished), 2006


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