Urgent international action needed following elephant poaching statistics in Mozambique
Up to 900 elephants died in northern Mozambique over a three year period according to the latest results from an aerial survey. The survey, commissioned by WWF-Mozambique shows that between 480 and 900 elephants ...
Hunters can help more in managing pests according to study
Recreational hunters are under-utilised as a resource for wildlife management, according to a study from The University of Queensland.
Image: Hubble sees starbursts in the wake of a fleeting romance
(Phys.org) —This image from NASA/ESA's Hubble Space Telescope shows galaxy NGC 4485 in the constellation of Canes Venatici (The Hunting Dogs). The galaxy is irregular in shape, but it hasn't always been ...
Should the EU ban on the import of seal products stand?
Next month, following an appeal by Canada and Norway to overturn the EU ban on the import of seal products, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is expected to announce whether the 2013 decision will be upheld. In an editorial ...
Prehistoric caribou hunting structure discovered beneath Lake Huron
Underwater archaeologists have discovered evidence of prehistoric caribou hunts that provide unprecedented insight into the social and seasonal organization of early peoples in the Great Lakes region.
Campaigners say protected birds in danger in Malta
Campaigners on Thursday said protected migratory birds were being shot in Malta and called for an exemption from EU hunting rules for the island state to be scrapped.
Japan to continue scientific whaling in Pacific: reports
Japan has decided to continue its whaling programme in the Pacific Ocean, reports said Friday, despite losing a United Nations court case on its other "research" hunt in the Antarctic.
S.Africa rhino poaching up, with 277 killed this year
Rhino poaching is on the rise in South Africa, with 277 of the endangered animals killed this year despite government attempts to clamp down on poaching, the environment ministry said Wednesday.
Rockies gray wolf numbers steady despite hunting
A new population tally of gray wolves in the U.S. Northern Rockies shows their continued resilience despite increased hunting, trapping and government-sponsored pack removals.
NYC to host smartphone hunt for giant Easter eggs
New York City is getting ready for an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt with a 21st-century twist: The public will hunt for the eggs as part of an interactive contest using a smartphone app.
Rallies in S.Africa to save the king of beasts
Wildlife campaigners joined rallies around South Africa Saturday in an international push to protect the lion and save the king of beasts from being raised in cages for "canned hunting".
Indonesian clerics issue fatwa to protect wildlife
Indonesia's top Islamic clerical body has issued a religious fatwa against the illegal hunting and trade in endangered animals in the country, which the WWF hailed on Wednesday as the world's first.
Using maths to save rare animals and plants from poachers
Environmental scientists have developed a new, low-cost way to save rare animals and plants from poachers and plunderers – using maths.
Albania bans hunting to save endangered animals
Albania said Tuesday it will ban all hunting for two years to protect animals threatened with extinction.