The sealing industry has evolved but the EU’s ban on seal imports has contributed to the enduring cultural violence experienced by Canadian sealers.
Female bodies have an advantage in endurance ability that means Paleolithic women likely hunted game, not just gathered plants. The story is written in living and ancient human bodies.
Efforts are being made to develop the capacity of Native tribes to manage bison and bison habitats. An Indigenous scholar explains their sacred significance.
Lion protection fees paid by tourists could pave the way for a responsible transition away from trophy hunting without affecting the communities that rely on hunting revenue.
The UN ‘30 by 30’ biodiversity strategy aims to set aside 30% of land as protected areas. New research shows these areas do support biodiversity, but big parks also increase it outside their borders.
South Africa’s legal commercial lion industry is helping to act as a cover for the illegal international big cat bone trade.
Humans must kill animals in many cases, but they can still modify their behaviours to improve the welfare of animals while they are alive.
About 8,000 lions are being held in facilities across South Africa. In some cases, a legal operation is plugged into an illicit trade network.
Less than a century ago, Colorado hunted, trapped and poisoned all the wolves within its borders. Today it’s restoring them – a change that reflects a profound shift in human thinking.
Africa’s large mammal heritage has formed a deep cultural legacy for all of humankind.
A recent French Senate report calling on a ban on alcohol use while hunting has prompted the wrath of the country’s hunting lobby. Do its arguments hold water?
Africa’s designated protected areas don’t handle shocks well - South Africa’s wildlife ranches offer lessons in resilience.
Claims that introduced deer perform the same ecological function as ancient moa are outdated and wrong. Deer destroy forests, and large-scale culling is still the best solution.
Most of the flooded communities are Indigenous and rely on subsistence hunting that residents would normally be doing right now. Recovering from the damage will make that harder.
Support for Inuit and other Indigenous-led strategies for conservation and community well-being must be prioritized.
Just over 100 years ago, Maasai in Kenya were moved into reserves, where they could be more easily taxed and controlled, to make way for white settlement.
A deadly neurological infection, chronic wasting disease, has been detected in deer, elk and moose in 30 states and four Canadian provinces. Human risk is low, but hunters need to take precautions.
Meat has been a marker of class and gender divides, sparked scientific revolutions and has been at the centre of wars.
Many of Africa’s large aquatic animals, such as dolphins, manatees and turtles, are being killed for meat.
Researchers have discovered that great white sharks are more social than previously thought. Using specialized tags, they tracked six sharks and found that some stay close to each other when hunting.