People matter: Tanzania evicts thousands of Maasai for hunting safaris

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| Green Travel News | Thousands of indigenous Maasai are being forced off their land at gunpoint, in an illegal land grab orchestrated by the Tanzanian government and a company based in the United Arab Emirates that wants to operate luxury hunting safaris.

Snow Leopard hunt by Adam Riley (INDRI Ultimate Wildlife Tours)

10,000 Birds

Our Snow Leopard sat, quite Cheetah-like, before stalking off and once again rolling in the gravel, apparently an indication of the desire to mask its scent before a hunt. We could not believe our fortune, could we really be treated to a Snow Leopard hunt – this was beyond our wildest dreams? This was truly an incredible encounter we had been so, so fortunate to witness; a full Snow Leopard hunt from beginning to end including the take and kill.

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Kentucky: First in Crane Hunting?

10,000 Birds

As part of my effort to keep concerned wildlife enthusiasts informed about the proposal to hunt Eastern Flyway sandhill cranes, it is my duty to tell you that there’s another vote coming up. More than 10,000 people hunt cranes in North America each year.

Pet Me before I Die: The Truth about Cub Petting & Canned Lion Hunting.

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems animal abuse animal rights canned hunting lion cubs lions petting trophy huntingThe truth is that with every visit, photo, or donation to an organization keeping lion cubs we are supporting a whole circle of suffering. We support the.

Pakistan shoots down illegal Arab hunting

Green Prophet

Last year, Green Prophet broadcast the alarming news of a Saudi prince who poached thousands of protected birds during a 21-day hunting safari in Pakistan. The hunters use falcons to kill the birds; special hunting permits also allow temporary import and re-export of the falcons.

Burning for Biodiversity: How Hunting Promotes Healthy Ecosystems in the Australian Desert

Nature Conservancy - Science

Hunting and fire — wartilpa and waru — are inextricably linked for the Martu people, the traditional owners of the Western Desert. In winter, the Martu burn as they hunt to clear away the spinifex grass, making it easier to locate goanna burrows and tracks in the rust-colored sands.

Morrissey ‘Despises’ Prince William and Harry for Hunting

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Morrissey blasts Prince William and Harry over their obsession with hunting animals. Read More The post Morrissey ‘Despises’ Prince William and Harry for Hunting appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News morrissey

5 Simple Lessons on Love from Good Will Hunting.

Elephant Journal

Good Will Hunting is one of Robin Williams’ greatest films. After Williams’ death in 2014, the bench he sat on with Matt Damon in the film became an icon with flowers and quotes written on the ground below it.

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Paul McCartney Wants ‘Brutal’ Commercial Seal Hunt Called Off

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Animal activist and music legend Paul McCartney is once again demanding that Canada’s commercial seal hunt be called off. The long-time vegetarian has joined with Humane Society International (HSI) to ask the Canadian government Read More The post Paul McCartney Wants ‘Brutal’ Commercial Seal Hunt Called Off appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Kentucky’s Crane Hunt-It Ain’t Over…

10,000 Birds

For those of you who’ve been following the drama unfolding in Kentucky regarding a sandhill crane hunt, there’s bad news. An eight-member commission unanimously approved the hunt proposal in early June. That dog don’t hunt.

Russell Simmons Hopes Obama Will Help End Taiji Dolphin Hunt

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Read More The post Russell Simmons Hopes Obama Will Help End Taiji Dolphin Hunt appeared first on Ecorazzi. Hip-hop mogul, Russell Simmons, spoke out against the dolphin massacre in Taiji while on the Jane Velez-Mitchell Show.

‘Anonymous’ Targets Japan with Cyber Attacks Over Dolphin Hunt

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Read More The post ‘Anonymous’ Targets Japan with Cyber Attacks Over Dolphin Hunt appeared first on Ecorazzi. Global hacker activist group, Anonymous, have targeted Japanese government websites for attacks over dolphin slaughter. Animals Causes Internet News Top News

The Snipe Hunt: Myth and Reality

Nature Conservancy - Science

There is a common belief that a “snipe hunt” is some sort of wild goose chase, a hazing ritual for naïve outdoors folk. The truth of the mythical snipe hunt is that the “fake” tools and techniques a rube is supposed to use are actual tools and techniques for catching real snipe. .

Citizen Science Tuesday: Great Eggcase Hunt

Nature Conservancy - Science

Eggcase hunting. What Is The Great Eggcase Hunt? Would you like to go on a hunt for mermaid’s purses? “Although the Great Eggcase Hunt was established in the UK, eggcase hunting can take place all over the world. Why Is The Great Eggcase Hunt Important?

Bill Seeks to Keep Animal Activists Away from Seal Hunt

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Read More The post Bill Seeks to Keep Animal Activists Away from Seal Hunt appeared first on Ecorazzi. Conservative MP, Greg Kerr’s proposed Bill C-555, modifies the distance that unauthorized persons, or observers must keep from those harvesting seals.

Metallica’s James Hetfield Narrates ‘The Hunt’ Documentary

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James Hetfield, a nine Grammy award winner, and lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Metallica, will be the narrator for the eight-episode series “The Hunt” – a documentary on bear hunts Read More The post Metallica’s James Hetfield Narrates ‘The Hunt’ Documentary appeared first on Ecorazzi.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes 2015 Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges

10,000 Birds

Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced as part of Great Outdoors Month the agency is proposing to expand fishing and hunting opportunities on 21 refuges throughout the National Wildlife Refuge System. The Service is committed to strengthening and expanding hunting and fishing opportunities,” said Ashe. “By Hunting, within specified limits, is permitted on 335 wildlife refuges. Why would you open it up to hunting?

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Backwards Activists Don’t Mind If You Sell Non-Vegan Food, Just Don’t Hunt

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Tim Metcalf took to Facebook to air his grievances with these so-called animal lovers who have been placing orders, waiting for them to filled, and then calling back to claim they’re no longer interested in Deano’s food because Metcalf hunts. That means they are literally attempting to make Metcalf stop hunting animals by having him continue to cook up animals. They’re literally saying “it’s fine if you serve animal products, just don’t hunt.”

Killing Fields: Egyptians Hunt Down Migratory Birds

Green Prophet

It is a little known fact outside of conservation and hunting circles, Sherif Baha el Din from Nature Conservation Egypt told The Guardian, but Egyptian hunters will destroy thousands of migratory birds in the coming weeks as they make their way from Europe back to Africa for the winter.

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

Nature Conservancy - Science

Drew Beachy, son of assistant steward Mike Beachy, hoists one of the first antlers collected during the hunt. Standing on the grasslands, it feels somewhat like an Easter egg hunt on steroids, with the “eggs” being antlers. It’s like a treasure hunt.”. A big day of shed hunting.

Costa Rica to Ban Hunting for Sport

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Costa Rica, known for its rainforest and eco-tourism, is on its way to soon becoming the first Latin American country to ban hunting for sport. Read More The post Costa Rica to Ban Hunting for Sport appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Moby Asks Hunting Supporters to Meet Dawn the Fox (Video)

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Richard Mellvile Hall, known by his stage name “Moby” tweeted on Twitter: “if you''re in support of fox hunting (or, well, any hunting) please watch this.” Read More The post Moby Asks Hunting Supporters to Meet Dawn the Fox (Video) appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Hunting the Mountain Witch

10,000 Birds

Be prepared for a witch-hunt of note but, with a little luck and some local expertise, the elusive Mountain Witch might just make an appearance. Besides my 3rd grade teacher, I had never encountered a witch before.

Emirati Royalty Threaten 48,000 Maasai in Lucrative Hunting Deal

Green Prophet

A new campaign attempts to stop a hunting deal in Tanzania forcing 48,000 members of Africa’s Maasai tribe off their land so Middle Eastern royalty can hunt lions and leopards in the Serengeti.

Kate Middleton Opts Out of Hunt After Letter From PETA

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Following a letter from PETA, Kate Middleton has chosen to opt out of the annual pheasant hunt that takes place on Boxing Day. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News kate middleton

Morrissey Slams Prince William’s Wild Boar Hunt, Hypocrisy on Animal Welfare

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The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, recently filmed a video broadcast calling for an end of exotic animal poaching, and a day later was seen with gun in hand, actively Read More The post Morrissey Slams Prince William’s Wild Boar Hunt, Hypocrisy on Animal Welfare appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Open Season on Bald Eagles

10,000 Birds

Bald Eagle image is by Francois Portmann and is used with permission You know, I’ve been thinking about this whole dustup over hunting cranes in Tennessee and now Kentucky. I think it’s time to hunt Sandhill Cranes. We’ve always hunted Bald Eagles.

WATCH: Colbert Blasts Rhino Hunt Auction ‘for Conservation’

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Read More The post WATCH: Colbert Blasts Rhino Hunt Auction ‘for Conservation’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. The Colbert Report takes on Dallas Safari Club''s plans to ''save the rhinos'' with the chance to kill an endangered rhino. Animals Causes News Top News Video stephen colbert

The hunt for happiness

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In today's world we are being told – brainwashed into believing actually – that material things will bring us happiness. How wrong. We are told that if we just work hard enough, get the right job, and earn more money we will be able to buy all those things that bring us happiness.

The Gift of Sacred Space: Hunting for Power Items.

Elephant Journal

The more you adhere to your purest instincts, the more powerful your space will be. Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) altar mindfulness power items sacred space shamanism solitude

WATCH: HSUS Animates the Canadian Seal Hunt

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Read More The post WATCH: HSUS Animates the Canadian Seal Hunt appeared first on Ecorazzi. It''s amazing how much easier it is to get someone to watch an animated video on a sad or disturbing topic than it is to show actual bloodshed.

Bill Maher Asks for Help to Stop the Canadian Seal Hunt

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Those words, to anyone who has heard of the seal hunt, are heartbreaking. Read More The post Bill Maher Asks for Help to Stop the Canadian Seal Hunt appeared first on Ecorazzi. As Bill Maher said in a tweet last night "The #sealhunt has begun."

Costa Rica Officially Bans Hunting as a Sport

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Back in October, lawmakers in Costa Rica made history by passing a reform to its Wildlife Conservation law banning hunting as a sport; the first in Latin America to pursue Read More The post Costa Rica Officially Bans Hunting as a Sport appeared first on Ecorazzi.

UFC Heavyweight Mark Hunt Switches to Vegan Diet

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Heavyweight legend Mark Hunt appears to be switching over to a vegan diet after watching an animal cruelty video on Facebook. The ‘Super Samoan’ reposted the video from Last Chance Read More The post UFC Heavyweight Mark Hunt Switches to Vegan Diet appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Donald Trump’s Sons Investigated for African Hunting Trip

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and brother Eric reportedly under investigation for African hunting trip. Don Jr. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News donald trump donald trump jr

Oscars 2013 Red Carpet – Helen Hunt in Eco-Friendly H&M

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Oscar nominee Helen Hunt wears H&M and promotes Global Green USA on 2013 Academy Awards red carpet. Read More The post Oscars 2013 Red Carpet – Helen Hunt in Eco-Friendly H&M appeared first on Ecorazzi. Environment Fashion Lifestyle News Top News helen hunt

Sea Shepherds Drones Locate Whaling Fleet Before Hunt Begins

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Last year, we wondered if maybe Sea Shepherd was building up a robot army to help them find the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean. The organization was reportedly Read More. Animals Causes Environment News Top News captain paul watson

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Fatwa saves tigers! Hunting rare creatures, dear Muslims, is now Haram

Green Prophet

Watch and see, because the Indonesian Council of Clerics (ICC), the country’s highest Islamic body, has just proclaimed that hunting endangered animals is haram ! . Could a fatwa , a religious Muslim order, save a tiger?

Russia’s Ban on Harp Seal Skin Imports a Big Hit to Canadian Seal Hunt

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All signs point to the end of the Canadian seal hunt. The European Union’s (EU) ban of seal product imports in 2009 was a big step, and Canada has unsuccessfully Read More. Animals Causes Featured News bill-maher ellen degeneres kesha

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Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Views on deer management are deeply entrenched , both among those who hunt and those who don’t. Decades of effort, patience, and expense were invested to enhance populations to the point where hunting success is now commonplace.