Safari Club International invested £1 million to oppose a ban on the importation of the body parts of endangered species

Safari Club International invested £1 million to oppose a ban on the importation of the body parts of endangered species

According to a recent report by MPs, the US hunting lobby has spent £1 million trying to persuade the government to postpone the trophy import ban. Three years ago, Boris Johnson pledged to outlaw the importation of these medals, but the legislation has yet to pass the legislature. Henry Smith, a Conservative lawmaker and advocate […]

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Inside how Botswana’s trophy hunting is making the rich richer and the poor poorer

Inside how Botswana’s trophy hunting is making the rich richer and the poor poorer

Botswana’s trophy hunting which was supposed to benefit local communities is instead shifting wealth from them to the country’s big businessmen- Sunday Standard investigations have revealed. In the latest development, a company owned by business mogul Derek Brink has strong armed an Okavango Delta based community trust to award them an elephant hunting quota at […]

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US hunters import almost one million hunting trophies including skulls, mounts, and teeth

US hunters import almost one million hunting trophies including skulls, mounts, and teeth

“The tremendous influx of hunting trophies into the United States indicates massive animal exploitation at a time when the world is facing extinction.” Over the course of five years, American hunters imported more than 700,000 hunting trophies, including skulls, mounts, and teeth, among other things. According to data collected by the Center for Biological Diversity […]

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