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

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

10,000 Birds

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.

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Hunters Now Save Birds

Eco Friendly Daily

In Cambodia, an imaginative plan to deter poachers is seeing success. Old habits die hard. But it still seems to be worth trying to make a change. In fact, sometimes it’s even possible to turn worst enemies into best friends.

Ricky Gervais Tells Hunters To Fox Off: Plus an Unexpected Ironic Twist. {Chilling Video}

Elephant Journal

The Prime Minister in the United Kingdom believes that people should have the “freedom to hunt” and as soon as he was reelected as Prime Minister he announced plans to overturn the.

For World Orangutan Day, An Ambitious Plan to Save These Great Apes

Nature Conservancy - Science

More time on the ground means they’re more visible and less mobile, making them easier prey for hunters. They conduct trainings on planning and various practices, including Reduced Impact Logging (RIL).

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Hunting and Conservation: A Personal Perspective

Nature Conservancy - Science

While people who aren’t familiar with rifle calibers or butchering their own meat find it strange that I can be both a conservationist and a hunter, to me the two worlds mesh seamlessly. We didn’t plan on seeing other people.

Proposed Changes to the Duck Stamp Not Well Received

10,000 Birds

a) Recommendation : Develop and support implementation of a communications strategy that targets groups identified in the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) National Stakeholder workshops and survey. a) Recommendation : Develop and support implementation of a marketing plan with specific sales and revenue goals for waterfowl hunters, other hunters, non-hunters and wildlife viewers, etc.

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The Final Days of the Danube backwaters in Belgrade: Chinese Belt and Road Initiative is coming to Serbia

10,000 Birds

They may have been disturbed by the presence of hunters in the Danube backwaters. The only wildcat I found was illegally killed by hunters during closed season. – In this sense, its construction is planned immediately after the design is completed.

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How Long Must We Live With These Wildlife Conservation Myths?

10,000 Birds

The myths that hunters and anglers pay for the majority of our wildlife conservation (debunked in my post on The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Who Pays for It ) and the misconception that “predator management” is a necessary part of the wildlife conservation equation.

Liben Lark Gets a Lifeline

10,000 Birds

He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their two indoor cats, Hunter and B.B. One Response to “Liben Lark Gets a Lifeline&# Jochen Mar 5th, 2011 at 11:37 am May I request that our Beat Writers free field trip be planned around seeing Liben Lark in Ethiopia?

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Notes from the Deer Wars: Science & Values in the Eastern Forest

Nature Conservancy - Science

There were lots of does and a small number of young bucks, since hunters targeted antlered deer. The committee approved a plan to allow a local hunting club to hunt deer there during Pennsylvania’s two-week rifle season. Hunters became accustomed to seeing 30 or more deer a day.

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Is It So Hard To Understand Why Birders and Wildlife Conservationists Don’t Buy the Duck Stamp?

10,000 Birds

In 1976, Congress changed the official name to the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp , presumably to broaden its appeal to non-hunters. Over the following thirty-seven years there has never been a concerted effort to promote what is still called the “ Duck Stamp ” by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to anyone other than hunters and philatelists. clean water) benefit from the contributions of hunters and anglers.”

Can we have too many trees?

Green (Living) Review

Hunting and mountaineering organisations say that plans to increase forest cover in Scotland will ruin the countryside. I disagree. A couple of summers ago, I strolled through Glen Feshie, wondering why this beautiful corner of the Cairngorms didn’t feel British.

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The 2012 Mugs Stump Award Offers Grants to Climbers

Wend Magazine

Each year, it awards grants to individuals and teams who plan to take on a new challenge—like a first ascent or first alpine-style ascent—giving special consideration to those that leave no trace of their climb.

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Using gravity to get off the ground

Eco Friendly Daily

One inventor plans on finding out. A gravityplane from Hunter Aviation changes its density using helium and vacuum to make it lighter or heavier than air. A gravityplane from Hunter Aviation changes its density using helium and vacuum to make it lighter or heavier than air.

When Running Isn’t Enough: The Great Salmon Run

Wend Magazine

The plan: To raise awareness for plight of the salmon of the Snake River basin and a few Benjamins for Save Our Wild Salmon. The runners’ planned route: 120 miles and 20,000 feet of elevation gain in the Frank Church/River of No Return Wilderness in less than 48 hours.

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Using gravity to get off the ground

Eco Friendly Daily

One inventor plans on finding out. A gravityplane from Hunter Aviation changes its density using helium and vacuum to make it lighter or heavier than air. A gravityplane from Hunter Aviation changes its density using helium and vacuum to make it lighter or heavier than air.

Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of December 2014?

10,000 Birds

Before you judge rabid deal hunters and conspicuous consumers too harshly, imagine how long you might wait on line for special deals on rare bird sightings? Share your plans in the comments below. Whatever your plans this weekend, make time to enjoy SkyWatch Friday. Did you survive the double-barreled assault of Black Friday and Cyber Monday?

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Deer Management Solutions: It Takes a Village. Literally.

Nature Conservancy - Science

Nationwide, white-tailed deer populations have been on the rise for a century, reaching an all-time high of more than 30 million in the last decade —that’s three times more deer than there are hunters in the United States today. A white-tailed deer. Photo: Kent Mason. By Meredith Cornett.

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The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Who Pays for It

10,000 Birds

The system was intended as a hunter-centric model, both guided by and benefitting consumptive interests. Given that few hunters actually consume coyotes, wolves, cougars, and except for a few individuals, even bears, it is obviously a “waste” of wildlife to shoot or trap these animals just for “fun” 2. He notes that “Beginning in the 1960s, for example, conservation was dominated by non-hunters whose legacy includes key legislation such as the U.S.

Elk Antlers on the Prairie: A Shed Hunt to Benefit the Local Community

Nature Conservancy - Science

All members of the deer family shed their antlers each year, and finding these “sheds” has increasingly become a popular springtime activity for hunters and naturalists. Outdoor enthusiast Terry Hook and her family are expert shed hunters.

Small scale farming twice as old as we thought

Green Prophet

The plant material was found at the site of the Ohalo II people, who were fisher hunter-gatherers and established a sedentary human camp. “This uniquely preserved site is one of the best archaeological examples worldwide of the hunter-gatherers’ way of life,” said Prof.

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A review of the birdcentric novel “Accidentals” (the title of which is in the plural for a reason)

10,000 Birds

The baby wasn’t planned — he’s another “accidental.” But, well aware of the risks of “gene overlap” in parents, they have a plan. Accidentals is published by the ten-year old Torrey House Press, which has an impressive-looking roster of books, fiction and non-, about the outdoors and the American West, including The Plume Hunter, previously reviewed here.

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ACTION ALERT! Tomorrow, MARCH 15, 2011, is the deadline for public.

10,000 Birds

Nationwide, wildlife watchers now outspend hunters 6 to 1. Giving a few hundred hunters something else to shoot, in my opinion, cannot be worth the blowback from tens of thousands of people who are willing to travel and spend just to watch the birds fly over. I’ve received letters and emails from a number of avid hunters who find the concept of shooting cranes repugnant. 95% of these visitors plan to visit the Trail again. Hunters give millions of dollars to DU.

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A New Wildlife Refuge Pass: Fellow Birders, Help Us Help You

10,000 Birds

They want, especially, to distinguish their role as non-hunting conservationists, without in any way competing or detracting from the existing heritage — a way to work in confluence, while also generating the community passions that the Duck Stamp does for hunters.

Ghana – Rainforest Birding on the Brink by Adam Riley

10,000 Birds

Back home I meticulously planned the perfect birding route based on our explorations, made the bookings and confirmed the first commercial birding tour to Ghana. We actually spent considerable time searching unsuccessfully for this highly sought-after bird; however I did suspect they were not gone, as several hunters I interviewed knew the bird and claimed it still existed. This lucky Tree Pangolin was unharmed and here on its way to freedom after we purchased it from the hunter.

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I can dream, can't I?

Environmental Economics

One of these days, when we are not so busy and the kids are on their own, I dream of the day when Tim and I can once again meet near Cecilia, Ky and bag a sandhill crane: A plan to allow hunting of once-endangered sandhill cranes in Kentucky has cleared a major hurdle by securing the approval of the federal government. With the endorsement of Kentucky’s crane hunt plan given this week by the U.S. Hunters argue that it’s their right to harvest the birds for sport and meat.

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Conserving Nature’s Stage

Nature Conservancy - Science

When faced with these enormous changes, conservationists might need to rely on the foundation of ecology itself — geodiversity — to plan for the future. One answer to this dilemma is to use geodiversity as a filter for conservation planning.

The Crossley ID Guide: Waterfowl–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

He strongly believes that waterfowl hunters are the major reason we have waterfowl and wetlands in North America today. million waterfowl hunters in the U.S. There is no mistaking a Crossley ID Guide.

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Better Than Beer: Confessions of an Uncertainist

Wend Magazine

There is nothing in the world more helpful and responsible and righteous and certain than a man in the depths of a poorly folded map and I know I’ll get into those rotten things pretty soon… now I know how Hunter S. The caffeine and sugar, however, had a different plan for my consciousness.

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The Sage Grouse Saga, Act 2: Action!

Nature Conservancy - Science

The potential listing of sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act had generated unprecedented levels of science, planning, and collaboration. Are these plans working? What could be so hard about knowing if the plans are working, you may ask? One year ago, the U.S.

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Why Are Elephants Endangered Species?

Greentumble

Increasing fragmentation of elephant populations is also being caused by other threats that we do not have a comprehensive plan to address. . More steps must be taken to facilitate coexistence, more comprehensive plans developed to protect both humans and elephants. .

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As Oregon Wildlife Refuge Standoff Ends, Let’s Get Back To Work—Together

Conservancy Talk

Malheur—a mecca for birdwatchers, fishermen, hunters and hikers—is also a place where ranchers, government and organizations like the Nature Conservancy (TNC) are working together to maintain both a way of life and the health of the land.

Eyes and Ears: Indigenous Guardians steward Canada’s lands and waters

Conservancy Talk

Hunters were coming home empty handed. You have to seek permission from the chief of the territory if you want to hunt as an aboriginal hunter.

Puffin Trip in Maine

10,000 Birds

For nearly a hundred years, after the eggers, meat-hunters, plume-hunters, and a human-influenced gull population boom, puffins were absent from the island. When Daisy started talking about a family trip to Maine for the long Memorial Day Weekend I had one thing on my mind: puffins!

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A return visit to Summer Lake Refuge

10,000 Birds

With a very diverse, and extremely large wildlife population, Summer Lake has become an extremely popular destination, not only for waterfowl hunters, but birdwatchers, fishermen, and photographers. The first of September marked the start of quite a bit of travel for Jeanne and I.

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Green Dieting

Green Home Blog

Every big challenge in life can be reduced to this formula, whether it’s planning a wedding or planning for that first baby. Green Dieting. I hear you asking yourself, “What is green dieting? Is it simply eating more vegetables?”.

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Tourism Boycott Heats up as Namibia Prepares to Kill 91,000 Seals

Green Prophet

Sometimes they manage to stun the animal into unconsciousness, which is considered best practice among seal hunters and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), but often they don’t.

10 Reasons Why Species Become Endangered

Greentumble

History abounds with stories of mass extinctions of animals by hunters and the consequent deaths of their predators if not by direct hunting as well, then by starvation because they no longer have a food source. The United States Endangered Species Act.

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Astonishing Facts About Wetlands

Greentumble

They are also home to many beautiful migratory birds and as such are visited both by birdwatchers and hunters. . Encourage your local government to explicitly set forth the conservation of wetlands as part of the comprehensive plan for land use.

Birding Argentina – Salto Encantado and Yaguarundy Reserve

10,000 Birds

Our original plan was to fly from Salta to Buenos Aires and then to rent a car for 7 days birding from Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls, and then to fly back to Buenos Aires. This plan was scratched when we arrived at Buenos Aires and were told by the rental car company that our car reservation was cancelled since the car return trip (driven by them) was too risky! This was another blow to our plans so we started heading back north. Continued from. Birding Chaco at JV Gonzales.

Why Are Pangolins Endangered?

Greentumble

Hunters began capitalizing on pangolin sales when Mao Tse Tung formally promoted Traditional Chinese Medicine in the 1950s. Pangolins are small nocturnal creatures. who quietly roam through forests and savannahs eating termites and ants. They are solitary and easily frightened.

2018 86

Bontebok Can’t Jump: The Most Dramatic Conservation Success You’ve Never Heard About

Nature Conservancy - Science

If you read through the writings of African explorers and safari hunters from the early 20 th century, you will notice that southern Africa is mentioned rarely if ever. Many ranches then began adding other mammals, catering to big game hunters and wildlife-watching tourists. Bontebok.

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