Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People
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Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People
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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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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back - Trump Administration Changes Its Mind On Trophy Hunting Again

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back - Trump Administration Changes Its Mind On Trophy Hunting Again | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
The US will now consider issuing permits to import elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Tanzania on a case by case basis in the face of widespread condemnation from conservation groups. Can the Trump administration make up it's mind?
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Unbanning U.S. wildlife trophy imports: Trump jams a spanner in the works - Nikela: Helping People Saving Wildlife

Unbanning U.S. wildlife trophy imports: Trump jams a spanner in the works - Nikela: Helping People Saving Wildlife | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
In a surprising move, President Donald Trump has left-footed his own Department of Interior’s attempts to overturn Obama’s ban on wildlife trophy imports.
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Trophy Hunting in the spotlight as Dallas Safari Club raises big bucks for permits

Trophy Hunting in the spotlight as Dallas Safari Club raises big bucks for permits | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
They're at it again! Selling off permits to shoot endangered animals in Africa. Why not simply  donate the money to wildlife conservation?
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Worth More Alive: The Questionable Role Of Trophy Hunting In Conservation

Worth More Alive: The Questionable Role Of Trophy Hunting In Conservation | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Dwindling populations of animals roam the savannahs, completely unaware that there is a literal price tag on their heads.
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Pouring cold water on 'sustainable use'

Pouring cold water on 'sustainable use' | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
This blog criticises a letter sent to the Chinese government by well-known hunting apologist Eugene Lapointe.     After wrapping himself in a cloak of assumed credibility arising fro
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Not just elephants — Donald Trump also reversed lion hunting trophy rules

Not just elephants — Donald Trump also reversed lion hunting trophy rules | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service indicated it believes controlled and regulated hunting could help increase the population.
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Connor Everist's curator insight, December 7, 2017 1:15 PM

Donald Trump in an attempt to save this lion population, reverses the trophy rules in place to hunt the lions. Along with the butchering of elephants, lions are also found to be a common target in Africa. We must try to save this species together, and decrease poaching as much as possible.

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Trump puts elephant trophies decision on hold amid outrage

Trump puts elephant trophies decision on hold amid outrage | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Forget it.
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Blood and Beauty on a Texas Exotic-Game Ranch

Blood and Beauty on a Texas Exotic-Game Ranch | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
In the hill country outside San Antonio, a safari-style world of rare and endangered species symbolizes the popularity and controversy of exotic game hunting.
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Well worth reading. How can we continue to condone trophy hunting? It is truly beyond my ability to comprehend!
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Hunter killed by elephant in Namibia - Africa Geographic

Hunter killed by elephant in Namibia - Africa Geographic | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
An elephant trampled and killed an Argentine hunter who was in a group of hunters tracking a herd of elephants.
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The BIG LIE about lion trophy hunting - Africa Geographic

The BIG LIE about lion trophy hunting - Africa Geographic | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
The trophy hunting of Africa’s wild, free roaming lions is not sustainable and has to stop.
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Good News! Mpumalanga tightens up on elephant trophy hunting

Good News! Mpumalanga tightens up on elephant trophy hunting | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Despite the poaching crisis the fact that elephant trophy hunting continues remains troubling, however, this is some good news from Mpumalanga.
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Remains of man who hunts elephants and lions 'found inside crocodiles'

Remains of man who hunts elephants and lions 'found inside crocodiles' | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
DNA tests on the carcass of three crocodiles shot dead in Zimbabwe have confirmed they ate a missing South African hunter. Scott Van Zyl disappeared during a hunting safari near the banks of the Limpopo river last week and is now believed to have been killed by the crocodiles.
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Breaking news: HSUS, HSI sue federal wildlife officials to stop imports of elephant, lion trophies ·

Breaking news: HSUS, HSI sue federal wildlife officials to stop imports of elephant, lion trophies · | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
The HSUS, Humane Society International, and our partners today filed a lawsuit to stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from lifting existing bans on elephant and lion trophy imports from certain African nations. FWS announced earlier this month that it would lift the ban on elephant trophy imports from Tanzania and Zimbabwe and captive . . .
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#ShockWildlifeTruths: Largest safari club in the US slams the door shut on SA’s canned lion industry

#ShockWildlifeTruths: Largest safari club in the US slams the door shut on SA’s canned lion industry | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Safari Club International says it will no longer allow captive bred lion operators to advertise or market captive bred lions (CBL) at its annual convention.
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American trophy hunters condemn canned lion hunting in South Africa

American trophy hunters condemn canned lion hunting in South Africa | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
The Dallas Safari Club, one of the largest trophy hunting organizations has come out strongly against captive-bred lion hunting, otherwise known as ‘canned’ lion hunting as unethical and not contributing to conservation of wild lions. Does this mean American trophy hunters will refrain from canned lion hunting?
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Trophy Hunting in the spotlight as Dallas Safari Club raises big bucks for permits

Trophy Hunting in the spotlight as Dallas Safari Club raises big bucks for permits | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
They're at it again! Selling off permits to shoot endangered animals in Africa. Why not simply  donate the money to wildlife conservation?
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Uproar among professional hunters some still embrace canned lion hunting

Uproar among professional hunters some still embrace canned lion hunting | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
A split in the ranks as some professional hunters still side for canned lion hunting and the debate continues in South Africa.
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A look at who opposed Trump lifting import ban of elephant trophies

A look at who opposed Trump lifting import ban of elephant trophies | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Bad news for elephants swept the internet like wildfire. However, the response was swift and the ban on elephant trophies may yet stay in place.
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Trump admin. began accepting permits to import lion trophies last month

Trump admin. began accepting permits to import lion trophies last month | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Trump admin. began accepting permits to import lion trophies last month
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Trump lifts ban on hunters bringing slain elephant 'trophies' into US

Trump lifts ban on hunters bringing slain elephant 'trophies' into US | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump has announced that big game hunters - like his sons Donald Jr and Eric - will be allowed to import the heads of slain elephants into America. The new White House regulation overturns an Obama administration ban on elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia. It caused outrage among animal activists with The Humane Society of the United States blasting the decision as “jarring.”
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Sad day!
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How big game hunting is dividing southern Africa

How big game hunting is dividing southern Africa | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Why has Botswana banned hunting, unlike its neighbours which still embrace it?
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Thank you President Khama
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’Captive’ Lions – DEA Fails to Answer Questions Fully

’Captive’ Lions – DEA Fails to Answer Questions Fully | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Campaign Against Canned Hunting Let’s start with a working definition of ‘science:’ “Science is the pursuit and application of knowledge and understanding of the natural and…
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Cecil the lion’s son has ‘met the same fate’ — killed in a trophy hunt in Zimbabwe

Cecil the lion’s son has ‘met the same fate’ — killed in a trophy hunt in Zimbabwe | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
Lion guardians at Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park said Xanda was taken by a trophy hunter two years after his beloved father was killed in the same area.
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Infamous Lion Killer Falls 100 Feet To His Death During Hunt

Infamous Lion Killer Falls 100 Feet To His Death During Hunt | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it
This veterinarian/hunter drew the ire of the internet last year following the release of photos of him posing with his kills.
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Hunting is just like golf, says Trump as his sons pose with safari trophy kills

Hunting is just like golf, says Trump as his sons pose with safari trophy kills | Trophy Hunting: It's Impact on Wildlife and People | Scoop.it

PRESIDENTIAL candidate Donald Trump praised sons Donald Jr and Eric's hunting talents as sick photos emerge of them showing off slain safari animals.
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