Birds, Hunters, and Lead

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In what some might see as an unlikely alliance, wildlife rehabilitators, veterinarians, and – yes – hunters have banded together to convince those who hunt to use copper bullets instead of lead. And please share the Vimeo video The Non-Lead Hunter with anyone you know who hunts.

The Plume Hunter

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I’ve just finished reading THE PLUME HUNTER (Torrey House Press, December 2011) by Renée Thompson. In this captivating book, Thompson explores the motivation behind hunters who shot birds to sell feathers for women’s hats at the turn of the nineteenth century.

Hunters Shoot Rare Ducks

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Because a hunter or hunters shot all three. They were apparently shot from the Antelope Island Causeway, where birders had been reporting them from, and, even worse, it seems that the hunters might have learned of their presence from birding listservs. This would seem to be yet another example of the interests of birders and hunters not coinciding. The seventh occurrence of Harlequin Ducks in Utah is now over.

Nature Strikes Back: Notorious Hunter meets his Karma.

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The Zebra Mussel Hunter

Nature Conservancy - Science

Finding an individual zebra mussel – an invasive species the size of your fingernail – in a large lake might seem like finding the proverbial needle in the haystack.

Deer Hunter. {Poem}

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He’d made a curry, but in my heart he made a deer hunter into a dear hunter proving in action that he lives as sensitive to the kill, as to the living. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Literary Journal deer hunter vegetarian

Shoot for the Stars in October’s Hunter Moon.

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Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality goddess Hunter's Moon huntress Diana october Roman Goddess the hunt wildest desiresThis October is one that has been called the month of the hunt and it is a month to draw us out into the wilds and into our own deepest desires.

October Hunter’s Super Moon & Embracing the Horned God on Halloween.

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The full moon in October is traditionally known as the Hunter’s Moon. On October 15, 2016, the Hunter’s Moon brings in the energy of the Horned God. The Horned God is the hunter and he is also the hunted. *Eleditor’s note: Astrology isn’t a religion.

Machi the Whimbrel Gunned Down by Hunters

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And though the satellite transmitter let Machi be tracked it did not protect it from the hunters’ guns. Suggestions to start a campaign to protect shorebirds from hunters as they migrate through the Caribbean would be appreciated in the comments.

Why I Would Never F*ck A Trophy Hunter.

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Why I Live the Life of a Modern Hunter-Gatherer.

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Hunters in Malta Still Killing Birds

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Though calling them hunters is too nice. Maybe jerks with guns ? Asides

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Middle East Hunters Promise to Stop Slaughtering Birds

Green Prophet

But now a group of hunters from the region have signed a new Regional Declaration on Responsible Hunting aimed at improving the situation. Travel bird hunting in the middle east Birdlife International Middle East hunters Responsible Hunting Declaration

Biggest Elephant in Africa Killed By German Hunter

Eccorazzi

A German hunter reportedly paid $60,000 to shoot and kill one of the largest elephants ever seen in Zimbabwe. The majestic creature, who was estimated to Read More The post Biggest Elephant in Africa Killed By German Hunter appeared first on Ecorazzi. When will the killing end?

The Freedom of the Hunter. ~ Rich Wright

Elephant Journal

The media portrays hunters as a bunch of trigger happy "good ole'' boys" with too much testosterone and not enough brains. Reality television glorifies this stereotype, and people make a lot of money in return.

Ricky Gervais Calls Out Trophy Hunter, Ignites Twitter War

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There are many reasons why we love Ricky Gervais: his talent, his love for his cat, and now his ability to call out trophy hunters on how absurd their actions Read More The post Ricky Gervais Calls Out Trophy Hunter, Ignites Twitter War appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Hunters, Loggers and Snowmachiners Oppose Possible Maine National Park

Wend Magazine

” Quimby even purchased 11,000 additional acres to set aside for hunters and other recreationalists, but these groups are equally unimpressed.

Montana Considers Protecting Hunters’ Confidentiality

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Montana wildlife officials are considering removing the names of the state’s hunters and trappers from public record. Read More The post Montana Considers Protecting Hunters’ Confidentiality appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Iowa Dove Hunters Will Use Lead Shot

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A panel of the Iowa legislature decided to ignore common sense, wildlife professionals, and Iowa’s own Natural Resources Commission and allow lead shot to be used for the new Mourning Dove hunting season. This decision is just plain dumb. Hat-tip to John. Asides

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Fox Off Hunters!

Elephant Journal

So, why is it that just over a week has passed since the general election in the United Kingdom and already the Conservative government has announced plans to overturn the 2004 ban on fax hunting. A ban that activists fought a lengthy and bitter battle to finally put in place. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today abuse animal rights animals fox foxes hunting Ricky Gervais

Hunter Green: a biodegradable watch for a planet living on borrowed time

Green Prophet

Enter Hunter Green. Into the Hunter Green watches you’ve also got an organic cotton and cork (a very sustainable renewable resource) strap. Designer Hunter Mayers, now looking for a $30,000 launch fund on Kickstarter (and which is about 1/4 of the way there!)

Hilary Duff Tells Hunter Kendall Jones She Should Be Ashamed

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Teen hunter Kendall Jones continues to make headlines for her controversial hunting of endangered species in Africa. Read More The post Hilary Duff Tells Hunter Kendall Jones She Should Be Ashamed appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Piers Morgan thinks tween hunter is worse than he is

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Everyone seems pretty excited about Piers Morgan being able to burn a 12-year-old hunter, and is forgetting the animals he’s responsible for exploiting himself. Is it necessary for her to kill animals, post their carcasses on Facebook, or where a “stand up to anti hunter bullying” t-shirts?

Ricky Gervais Continues His Fight Against ‘Sick’ Trophy Hunters

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Comedian and outspoken animal activist Ricky Gervais is not done shaming trophy hunter Rebecca Francis just yet. To recap: the “Derek” star called out the trophy hunter on Read More The post Ricky Gervais Continues His Fight Against ‘Sick’ Trophy Hunters appeared first on Ecorazzi. It’s not over.

Watch: Hunter has Change of Heart, Saves Trapped Deer

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Usually when Kansas bow hunter Evan McAnally sees a deer in the woods, he generally shoots it and then puts its meat in his freezer. One deer, however, recently changed Read More The post Watch: Hunter has Change of Heart, Saves Trapped Deer appeared first on Ecorazzi.

The Jewel Hunter: A Book Review About One Birder’s Quest for Pittas and Beer

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Each chapter of The Jewel Hunter reads like a mini-travel novel. If you want to travel the world birding and drinking beer, The Jewel Hunter is a must-buy. The Jewel Hunter belongs to a singular niche, the Big Year/Big Lifelist book.

The Coconut Hunter: Combating Food Waste.

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A few years ago just as the coconut oil/water trend was taking off, I noticed something that was appalling. Coconut waste. Food Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today coconuts death by coconut environmental food food waste Fort Lauderdale wasted coconuts

Conservationist Hunters Should Find a New Party

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Though I will always question to some degree the motivation behind hunters’ conservation initiatives I find it fascinating that the current Republican Party, completely in thrall to the Tea Party budget hackers, is seriously angering one of their traditional constituencies. Here’s hoping hunters – and their organizations – agree!

Ricky Gervais Renames Hunters as ‘C*nters’

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Read More The post Ricky Gervais Renames Hunters as ‘C*nters’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Ricky Gervais tweets about the "fairness" of hunting, as well as his new word: c*nting. Animals Causes News Top News ricky gervais

British Columbia: a ‘hunter-gatherer’ green chef honors the Okanagan

Green Traveler Guides

And so it is entirely within that tradition that, on a warm night of summer, we come to the lakeside city of Kelowna (“grizzly bear” in the Okanagan language) to spend an evening with a modern-day hunter-gatherer. | Canada’s Western Wine Country |.

Maltese Hunters Legally Massacre Egypt’s Protected Birds (Video)

Green Prophet

In the video below the jump, Maltese hunters are depicted shooting Eagles, Falcons, Vultures and other protected bird species. The Avian Influenza outbreak had at least one positive outcome in Egypt: it kept both local and migratory birds safe from hunters.

Cecil the Lion’s Son Murdered “Legally” by Trophy Hunter.

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Xanda, who had recently fathered cubs, and was being tracked by Oxford University, was just six-years-old and in his prime. He was killed just. Animal Rights Enlightened Society Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today animal abuse cecil the lion endangered species Lion trophy hunting xandu

Yosemite Wildfire Caused by Illegal Fire Set by Hunter

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17 when an illegal fire set by a hunter got out of his control. Read More The post Yosemite Wildfire Caused by Illegal Fire Set by Hunter appeared first on Ecorazzi. The Rim Fire, an enormous wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park, started on Aug.

Serial Porcupine Hunter Gets Seven Months in Jail

Green Prophet

Dubbed by locals as a “serial porcupine hunter,” Rami Fahmawhi has a longstanding track record of hunting porcupines, which are listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as a protected species of least concern.

Hunters Kill Rare Albino ‘Spirit Animal’

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This, at least, seemed to be the reaction of three Read More The post Hunters Kill Rare Albino ‘Spirit Animal’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. What do you do when you see a majestic, snow white moose in the forest? Why, shoot it of course! Animals Causes News People Top News

Protect African Lions from Hunters with DiCaprio and IFAW

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Leonardo DiCaprio and the International Fund for Animal Welfare want your help to protect African lions from hunters. Read More The post Protect African Lions from Hunters with DiCaprio and IFAW appeared first on Ecorazzi.

No Surprise, Except Hunters Will Still Use Lead

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Two new studies “add scientific evidence that hunters’ lead ammunition often finds its way into carrion-eating birds, such as eagles and turkey vultures.&# So when will conservation-minded hunters stop using lead ammunition? Surely the hunters who come onto 10,000 Birds to talk about what great conservationists hunters are will agree that lead ammunition should not be used to hunt?

Maltese Hunters Still Shooting Protected Birds

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Will the slaughter never end? Asides

WATCH: Adorable Fawn Licks Barrel of Hunter’s Gun

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These hunters were not expecting to encounter such a bold baby deer. Read More The post WATCH: Adorable Fawn Licks Barrel of Hunter’s Gun appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News Video hunting

Ricky Gervais Honors South African Dog For Being Successful Poacher-Hunter

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Killer, a five-year-old Belgian Malinois tracking dog, was presented with Read More The post Ricky Gervais Honors South African Dog For Being Successful Poacher-Hunter appeared first on Ecorazzi.