Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: trophy hunting

Trump’s trophy hunting council disbanded after legal defeat

"The end of Trump's thrill-kill council is a huge victory for elephants, lions and other imperiled animals targeted by trophy hunters."

Trophy hunting – can it really be justified by ‘conservation benefits’?

Killing animals for fun is an activity which divides opinion. It can also be a highly emotive issue, with high profile cases...

‘Shoot’em with a Camera:’ New campaign backed by legendary conservationists to...

The campaign, which stated on social media on July 8, was a creative action to stop the hunt and rather get activists in the field and "hunt" with a camera rather than with a gun.

Trump’s wildlife protection board supports trophy hunting

Although Trump had openly tweeted about being against hunting, some members of this advisory board have direct ties with the president and his family.

Grizzly bears could soon be hunted in Wyoming

Environmental groups argue against the proposal saying that "grizzly bears remain endangered in Yellowstone and across the west."

‘Effective immediately’ – a reversal of Obama-era elephant trophy import ban

The Fish and Wildlife Service recently reversed the ban on elephant trophy imports following a decision made by Washington, D.C. Circuit Court, which "found fault" with the initial ban.

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