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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Ranulph Fiennes labels trophy hunters ‘bullying bastards’ and calls for UK import ban

Ranulph Fiennes labels trophy hunters ‘bullying bastards’ and calls for UK import ban

Banning the import and export of big game hunting trophies would recognise the destructive impact European powers have had on wildlife in former African and Asian colonies, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has said. Speaking to the Guardian, the veteran British explorer said hunting endangered species such as rhinos, elephants and lions to keep their body parts […]

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