Wildlife hunts are supposed to be grounded in sound science, but new research casts doubt on this assumption.
Computer models have produced some very worrying results.
The Trump administration is considering requests from hunters to import wildlife trophies (body parts) on a case-by-case basis. Does this approach promote conservation or threaten endangered species?
A bitter debate has erupted over the British Columbia government's recent decision to end grizzly bear trophy hunting. Here are the pros and cons of stopping the hunt.
Sound wildlife management is incredibly important, and could enhance the conservation status of large carnivores like the leopard, which has recently been listed as a vulnerable species.
What place does hunting have in our urbanized society? Is it acceptable to kill for fun? For conservation? Philosophy doesn't have all the answers, but it can help us understand opposing views.
Should shooting crocs be allowed for elite hunters?
New research from Zambia's Luangwa Valley identifies reforms needed for lion trophy hunting.
Banning the hunts would harm the Inuit more than it would help the bears.
Forget fences and international agreements. This five-year study in the Serengeti has found the way forward.
The death of Cecil the lion ignited furious debate over trophy hunting in 2015. But conservationists argue that it's a necessary evil.
Hunting remains a controversial pastime. But that hasn't stopped it attracting hunters wanting to track Africa's wide array of wild animals.
Palmer was publicly shamed to a degree that's only possible in a world connected by social media. Could any good come from it?
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.
Recent media coverage of trophy hunting - following the death of the lion Cecil – raises questions about why some people seem to enjoy killing animals for fun.
The film 'Blood Lions' is contributing to the debate over canned hunting by delving into a sensationalised yet comprehensive true story.
The latest trophy hunting furore should at least raise the profile of Africa’s forgotten megafauna.
Now that Cecil the Lion is gone, what lessons can be taken from the controversial manner of his death?
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.
Countries with healthy populations of big game should allow tourists to hunt them.