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Japanese town's controversial dolphin hunt begins

A small Japanese town began its controversial dolphin hunt on Thursday after bad weather delayed the start, according to a local fisheries official, while a separate whaling hunt was due to start at the weekend.

date17 hours ago in Ecology
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Almost 80 species scavenge hunting remains worldwide

Human activities such as livestock farming, fishing or hunting yearly waste tons of food into natural ecosystems. A large part of this anthropogenic food is provided as carrion and subsidizes a wide range of vertebrate species. ...

dateAug 04, 2015 in Ecology
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Zambia lifts ban on hunting of big cats

Zambia has lifted a ban on the hunting of big cats that was imposed over allegations of corruption in the awarding of government hunting concessions, officials said Wednesday.

dateMay 20, 2015 in Ecology
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