An investigation by the Campaign to Ban Trophy Hunting reveals how the trophy hunting industry set up a conservation group as a front to persuade relevant authorities to allow hunting of threatened wildlife.
Browsing: Hunting & Fishing
Dwindling salmon populations are threatening the Southern Resident orcas with starvation and extinction. Instead of encouraging humans to stop overfishing salmon or breaching the dams that restrict the fish’s movement, some are calling for the killing of seals and sea lions.
The recent lifting of Botswana’s elephant hunting ban was made possible, in part, by myths about elephants and the impacts of hunting. Those lies are exposed here.
More action and less talk is required to combat wildlife crime. Many species are becoming severely depleted and may disappear if more is not urgently done by governments and enforcement agencies.
At least one-fifth of mammal species found in Malaysia are facing extinction. The one things that all of these species have in common is that human beings are the cause of their path towards extinction.
If you think millennials are too busy looking at their phones to care about conservation, you haven’t met these young people. Every year, Birdlife grants funding and support to young people whose new, fresh ideas are changing the way we protect the planet. Learn here about this year’s winners.
One million species are at risk of extinction due to human activity, UN report says, yet the US administration proposes weakening protections for native species.
Quietly and without public input, the current US administration has effectively gutted the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. After a century of some protection by the US government, migratory birds are on their own.
Australian authorities hope to kill two million feral cats by 2020.
BirdLife speaks to renowned American author Jonathan Franzen about birds, economics, ethics and the end of the earth.
California has shown national leadership by taking on innovative solutions to protect animals. Among the five bills advanced last week were a ban on wild animals in circuses, a ban on trapping fur-bearing animals, and a bill that mandates microchipping animals in shelters.