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Forget fences and international agreements. This five-year study in the Serengeti has found the way forward.
Trophy hunting could keep conservation in business.
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The death of Cecil the lion ignited furious debate over trophy hunting in 2015. But conservationists argue that it's a necessary evil.
Angry messages taped up outside Palmer’s dental office were repeated thousands of times online.
Palmer was publicly shamed to a degree that's only possible in a world connected by social media. Could any good come from it?
Banning hunting can have negative impacts on the conservation of animals.
Botswanan communities, hunting operators and game farmers reacted badly to the country's hunting ban. This is because it generates income, particularly in poor rural areas.
Canned lion hunting is the focus of the 2015 film ‘Blood Lions’, which calls for the end of being ‘bred for the bullet’.
The film 'Blood Lions' is contributing to the debate over canned hunting by delving into a sensationalised yet comprehensive true story.
The killing of Cecil the lion which generated a huge uproar globally presents Zimbabwean an opportune moment to look harder at who benefits from wildlife.
The shooting of Cecil shines light on Zimbabwe's new elite land politics which excludes the wider population and exposes the racial dimensions of the relationship between wildlife, land and hunting.
There are a number of potentially valuable lessons to be learned from Cecil the lion’s death.
Now that Cecil the Lion is gone, what lessons can be taken from the controversial manner of his death?
Stuffed animals left by protesters block the doorway of River Bluff Dental clinic in Bloomington, Minnesota. Dentist Walter James Palmer, an American hunter, has been accused of killing the lion without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured it out of Hwange National Park.
The fact that people are still travelling thousands of miles to kill exotic animals and bring back trophies shows deeply rooted cultural problems in Western societies.
Roar in peace.
Countries with healthy populations of big game should allow tourists to hunt them.