For Bison Day 2021, conservation and reconciliation through buffalo eyes (commentary)

For Bison Day 2021, conservation and reconciliation through buffalo eyes (commentary)

Humanity is living through four interrelated global crises: biodiversity, climate, pandemic, and social justice. Because the nature and scale of threats to the planet and all its life forms is so pernicious and unprecedented, these crises often seem difficult for scientists, conservationists, and political leaders to fully grasp, let alone take concrete steps toward systemic […]

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Fury as British hunters offered ‘cynical’ 20% off to kill African big game on safaris

Fury as British hunters offered ‘cynical’ 20% off to kill African big game on safaris

British hunters are being offered a “cynical” 20% discount to shoot leopards, cheetahs and rhinos in Africa. Hippos, buffalos and elephants are also on the sickening wishlist of targets. Safari boss Brian Roodt told the Sunday Mirror he launched the promotion to lure hunters back to Namibia after the pandemic. He insists hunting is vital […]

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POLL: Hundreds of bison at the Grand Canyon  need to be killed for conservation says the National Parks Service

POLL: Hundreds of bison at the Grand Canyon need to be killed for conservation says the National Parks Service

The National Park Service is holding the first controlled bison hunt inside Grand Canyon National Park that aims to cut the House Rock bison herd by more than half. The cull, according to officials, is due to concerns of ecological impacts as a result of stampeding through dense forests, intense over-grazing and wondering around the […]

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British hunter’s sick boast: Come slaughter animals in South Africa during Covid

British hunter’s sick boast: Come slaughter animals in South Africa during Covid

A British trophy-hunting boss is offering deals to shoot ­endangered animals which he boasts are “plentiful” during the Covid ­crisis. Carl Knight, 47, who runs Take Aim Safaris, makes the claim in his grisly sales pitch to 3,000 potential customers, including fellow Britons. He urges clients to travel to South Africa, which is in the grip […]

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Petition: Dallas Safari Club Hosts 2021 Convention Selling Cruel Trophy Hunting Trips Virtually

Petition: Dallas Safari Club Hosts 2021 Convention Selling Cruel Trophy Hunting Trips Virtually

The 2021 Dallas Safari Club will take place virtually this year between February 10 and 14. Trophy hunters and outfitters, alongside other businesses, will gather to promote this cruel sport. They will buy and sell rights to kill animals, including elephants and polar bears, and promote canned hunts in the United States, South Africa, and […]

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Trophy hunters killed one animal every three minutes over the last decade, damning study reveals, with creatures gunned down from helicopters

Trophy hunters killed one animal every three minutes over the last decade, damning study reveals, with creatures gunned down from helicopters

Bloodthirsty trophy-hunters are killing one animal every three minutes, a damning exposé of the industry has revealed. More than 1.7 million animals, including lions, elephants and endangered rhinos, have been slaughtered in the past decade, with wealthy hunters competing to kill the most highly prized creatures. The devastating figures have emerged in a book which highlights […]

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