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.
People hunt for many reasons – it’s not just for trophies.
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.
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.
No trophy hunters that way … or that way.
The latest trophy hunting furore should at least raise the profile of Africa’s forgotten megafauna.
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.
US TV presenter Melissa Bachman takes advantage of canned hunting regulations in South Africa.
Hunting is a major source of controversy on the African continent. Many nations have strict laws against hunting while others see it as an opportunity to make money.
US TV presenter Milissa Bachman caused a stir with this pic, but she is one of many trophy hunters.
There has been a huge increase in attention recently to the problem of wildlife poaching, mostly from the stream of grisly stories from Africa about rhino and elephants illegally killed for their horn…