Safari Club International Where Donald Trump Jr. Auctioned a Hunt is also Involved in Trading Body Parts of Endangered Animals

Safari Club International Where Donald Trump Jr. Auctioned a Hunt is also Involved in Trading Body Parts of Endangered Animals

Recently, Donald Trump Jr. drew backlash from animal activists for auctioning a “dream hunt.”The highest bidder won a Safari Club International hunt with him and his son in Alaska, to kill Sitka black tailed deer and sea ducks. It was enraging and devastating that he was promoting killing animals for fun in this way, and […]

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Undercover Footage of Nevada Trophy Hunting Convention Shows Promoting Trips to Shoot Lions

Undercover Footage of Nevada Trophy Hunting Convention Shows Promoting Trips to Shoot Lions

New undercover footage shows that atrophy-hunting convention is still promoting trips to shoot lions. The Safari Club International convention in Reno, Nevada is the gathering for one of the largest trophy-hunting groups. Vendors sell firearms, hunting trips and items made from wildlife. The video shows tour vendors saying the lions are bred in captivity, raised […]

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President’s Budget Falls Short For Climate, Birds and the Environment

President’s Budget Falls Short For Climate, Birds and the Environment

WASHINGTON (February 10, 2020) – The Trump Administration presented a budget to Congress today for fiscal year 2021 that includes dramatic cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Interior, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy, the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Commerce which houses the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

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Trophy hunting event to auction ‘dream hunt’ with Donald Trump Junior

Trophy hunting event to auction ‘dream hunt’ with Donald Trump Junior

A week-long “dream hunt” with the US president’s son Donald Trump Junior is being auctioned at an annual trophy hunting convention in Reno, Nevada alongside expeditions to shoot elephants, bears and giraffes. The four-day event organized by Safari Club International (SCI) and advertised as a “hunters’ heaven”, will culminate on Saturday with an auction for […]

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Trump Administration Moves to Relax Rules Against Killing Birds

Trump Administration Moves to Relax Rules Against Killing Birds

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday moved to drop the threat of punishment to oil and gas companies, construction crews and other organizations that kill birds “incidentally,” arguing that businesses that accidentally kill birds ought to be able to operate without fear of prosecution. Conservation groups said the proposed new regulation from the United […]

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A Trump Policy ‘Clarification’ All but Ends Punishment for Bird Deaths

A Trump Policy ‘Clarification’ All but Ends Punishment for Bird Deaths

WASHINGTON — As the state of Virginia prepared for a major bridge and tunnel expansion in the tidewaters of the Chesapeake Bay last year, engineers understood that the nesting grounds of 25,000 gulls, black skimmers, royal terns and other seabirds were about to be plowed under. To compensate, they considered developing an artificial island as […]

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