Petition: Tell IUCN to Remove All Members With Ties to Trophy Hunting

Petition: Tell IUCN to Remove All Members With Ties to Trophy Hunting

One month ago,Buzzfeed Newsexposed theInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) for having connections to the trophy hunting industry. The IUCN is possibly the most important agency charged with protecting the world’s animal species. Ties to trophy hunting from such an important organization is worrisome for those truly concerned with the conservation of animal species, […]

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Buzzfeed Exposes Global Conservation Group IUCN’s Ties to Trophy Hunting

Buzzfeed Exposes Global Conservation Group IUCN’s Ties to Trophy Hunting

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a globally-recognized conservation group with thousands of expert scientists. According to new reporting by Buzzfeed News, many IUCN members have interests counter to the IUCN’s of conservation. Buzzfeed News found that fashion companies and trophy hunters have influenced the IUCN in significant ways. In the past […]

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Owner of South African hunting company indicted by US prosecutors over illegal elephant hunt

The owner of a trophy hunting business in South Africa has been indicted by prosecutors with the United States Department of Justice for violating the Endangered Species Act and the Lacey Act. Prosecutors in the US state of Colorado have alleged that Hanno van Rensburg, a South African national and owner of Authentic African Adventures, […]

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