News tagged with hunting

Swedish courts temporarily ban wolf hunting

Swedish courts on Monday ordered a temporary ban on wolf hunting in parts of the country, favouring animal rights activists in one of Sweden's most hotly disputed environmental issues.

dateDec 28, 2015 in Ecology
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Penguin cam captures hunt for prey

Little penguins were more likely to work together to hunt schooling prey than solitary prey, according to observations made using animal-borne cameras published Dec. 2, 2015 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Grace Sutton ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Bird poaching continues to result in victims

Illegal hunting continues to be a challenge for biodiversity conservation in addition to posing a serious threat to some migratory species. The province of Gipuzkoa in northern Spain, a transit area for birds migrating between ...

dateNov 23, 2015 in Ecology
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26 more elephants killed with cyanide in Zimbabwe

Rangers in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park have discovered the carcasses of 26 elephants at two locations, dead of cyanide poisoning along with 14 other elephants who were found last week, officials said Wednesday.

dateOct 14, 2015 in Ecology
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