Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People
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When will Canned Lion Hunting End?

When will Canned Lion Hunting End? | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Today,  I am drawing inspiration from an incredible human being who was released from prison exactly 23 years ago. Nelson Mandela sacrificed 27 years of his own liberty to abolish apartheid and to ...
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This horrible practice of breeding lions and other big cats for profit must be stopped. Not only is it a huge betrail (setting tamed big cats up to be shot in pseudo hunts) it corrupts human souls.

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Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People
The Debates: Wildlife conservation vs Animal welfare - Human ego vs Wildlife management - "Right" vs "Wrong"
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Trophy hunting - Wikipedia

Trophy hunting - Wikipedia | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it

Trophy hunting is the selective hunting of wild game animals...

 

Trophy hunting has firm supporters and opponents.

 

Public debate about trophy hunting often centres on the question of the morality of sport hunting and the question of the extent to which the money paid by trophy hunters benefits the population of game animals and the local economy.

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Kelly Waetzig's curator insight, June 15, 2013 8:25 PM
http://www.kwoutdoorequipment.com/hunting.html again thank you

I am a very big fan of trophy hunting and this article is very true.  I spent 20 years in the outfitting industry and know first hand what happens when things are not properly managed.  Quality can lead to quanity

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Man steals, crashes boat of hunter who killed Cecil the Lion, police say

Man steals, crashes boat of hunter who killed Cecil the Lion, police say | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Suspect accused of taking the boat from the Minnesota dentist’s Florida vacation home.
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‘Canned’ Duplicity and Decline

‘Canned’ Duplicity and Decline | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Petition – Stop the “Canned Hunting” of South Africa’s Lions The breeding of lion (and other animal ‘product’) has been going on for some 25 years plus in South Africa. The …
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One Year Later, Cecil the Lion's Legacy Lives on Through His Cubs

One Year Later, Cecil the Lion's Legacy Lives on Through His Cubs | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
It's been a year since the death of Cecil the lion, which provoked worldwide outrage
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CNS - Delta Airlines Need Not Transport Rhino Trophy

CNS - Delta Airlines Need Not Transport Rhino Trophy | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
 A Texan who paid $350,000 to kill an endangered black rhino in Africa cannot sue Delta Airlines for refusing to ship his trophy home because it can ship whatever it chooses, so long as it applies to all passengers equally, a federal judge ruled.
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Christie signs law banning 'trophy animals' in N.J.

Christie signs law banning 'trophy animals' in N.J. | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
New Jersey becomes the second state in the nation to enact such a ban.
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The truth about volunteering with lions - Africa Geographic

The truth about volunteering with lions - Africa Geographic | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
A volunteer exposes the behind-the-scenes reality of working in one of South Africa's lion parks.
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Trophy Hunting is Unsustainable & Unethical

Trophy Hunting is Unsustainable & Unethical | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Why trophy hunting is unsustainable and unethical 
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Senator Lesniak’s Trophy Hunting Import Bills Conditionally Vetoed by Governor Chris Christie  

Two bills banning the importation of hunting trophies, S. 977 and S. 978, were conditionally vetoed on Monday, May 2.
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Senate Bans Importing Lions, Others Under Cecil's Law

Senate Bans Importing Lions, Others Under Cecil's Law | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
The state Senate voted Wednesday night to ban the importation of five types of exotic animals - either dead or alive - under a bill known as Cecil's Law.
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The effects of trophy hunting on five of Africa's iconic wild animal populations in six countries 

The effects of trophy hunting on five of Africa's iconic wild animal populations in six countries  | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Abstract The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC), states “that well-managed trophy hunting can provide both revenue and incentives for people to conserve and restore wild populations, maintain areas of land for conservation, and protect wildlife from poaching.” According to a much touted study by Lindsey et al (2006), trophyRead More
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Infographic: Trophy Hunting Money: Local Communities Get Very Little

You will find more statistics at Statista
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SABC News - Farming lions in the name of sport

SABC News - Farming lions in the name of sport | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Canned Hunting is here to stay and alongside it is the mismanagement of trophy hunting and the illegal trade in animal trophies which remain a threat to South Africa’s wildlife population.
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Donald Trump Jr. may be out of luck in killing more leopards

Donald Trump Jr. may be out of luck in killing more leopards | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
The HSUS filed a legal petition today to protect yet another of the Africa Big 5 coveted by American trophy hunters: the African leopard.
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Trophy Hunting vs Ecotourism: True conservation of African lions?

Trophy Hunting vs Ecotourism: True conservation of African lions? | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
The killing of Cecil the lion brought an old controversy around the conservation of African lions back to the fore front.
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Angry Tweets Won’t Help African Lions

Angry Tweets Won’t Help African Lions | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
The furor after a trophy hunter killed Cecil the Lion last year hasn’t slowed the catastrophic decline in lion populations.
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Watch as lion creeps up on trophy hunters who shot his pal

Watch as lion creeps up on trophy hunters who shot his pal | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
IN footage uploaded to YouTube, a couple are seen brandishing their guns and posing beside the stricken animal until a fellow creature gets revenge - but is it real or fake?
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Cara Delevingne Looks Lion-Fierce in ‘I’m Not a Trophy’ Anti-Poaching Campaign

Cara Delevingne Looks Lion-Fierce in ‘I’m Not a Trophy’ Anti-Poaching Campaign | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Cara Delevingne is the inaugural brand ambassador for "I'm not a trophy" anti-poaching campaign.
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B.C. will require grizzly hunters to remove meat, predicts wildlife federation

B.C. will require grizzly hunters to remove meat, predicts wildlife federation | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
B.C.'s largest hunting and fishing organization said Thursday it expects the province to require hunters to remove edible portions of a grizzly bear carcass. The regulation is already in place for black bears and other large game animals.
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How Many Animals Are Killed By Trophy Hunters Each Year?

How Many Animals Are Killed By Trophy Hunters Each Year? | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
A chart showing how many animals are killed by hunters in Africa each year by statista.com
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European Parliament Rejects Calls for Trophy Hunting Ban

European Parliament Rejects Calls for Trophy Hunting Ban | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
The European Parliament overwhelmingly voted to reject calls from the anti-hunting community to ban the importation of hunting trophies.
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Why Even Avid Hunters Oppose Canned Hunting

Why Even Avid Hunters Oppose Canned Hunting | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
WHEN HUNTERS ARE OPPOSING CANNED HUNTING... May 2016 Statement OF THE GERMAN HUNTING ASSOCIATION AGAINST canned hunting March 21st, the German Hunting Association (DJV) issued a press releas
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Wildlife charities unite to call for an end to lion trophy hunting

Wildlife charities unite to call for an end to lion trophy hunting | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
South Africa's premier good news website, highlighting the progress of a remarkable nation
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Lion trophy hunting - how do countries rate in terms of canned lion hunts?

Lion trophy hunting - how do countries rate in terms of canned lion hunts? | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
LionAid - Leading Lion Conservation Charity Protecting and Conserving Endangered Lions Worldwide
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#ShockWildlifeTruths: UK volunteer reveals state of SA predator breeding farm

#ShockWildlifeTruths: UK volunteer reveals state of SA predator breeding farm | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
These pics will make you think twice about where you should volunteer your time. (WARNING: Graphic images, not for sensitive viewers).
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Wolves, Bears, and Other Imperiled Wildlife in Crosshairs of Bill Set for Action in U.S. House Today · A Humane Nation

Wolves, Bears, and Other Imperiled Wildlife in Crosshairs of Bill Set for Action in U.S. House Today · A Humane Nation | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Call your U.S. House Representative today against a bill that has destructive measures related to trophy hunting, predator killing, and wildlife poisoning.
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