News tagged with hunting

Lynx back in Hungary after 100 years

After more than a century, lynxes have returned to northern Hungary thanks to a ban on hunting the wild cats in neighbouring Slovakia, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Thursday.

dateDec 13, 2012 in Ecology
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Healthier Easter egg hunt

A few simple tips and maneuvers may help reduce potential negative effects of the traditional holiday hidden eggs search.

dateApr 18, 2011 in Health
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Japanese zoos, aquariums vote over dolphin hunt

Japan's zoos and aquariums were expected to decide Wednesday whether to remain part of a global body that suspended them over their use of dolphins caught by the controversial drive hunt method.

dateMay 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Japan starts Pacific 'research' whaling

A fleet of four Japanese ships left the northern main island of Hokkaido on Sunday to start the seasonal "research" whaling hunt in Pacific coastal waters, local media said.

dateSep 07, 2014 in Ecology
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English foxes safe for now as Cameron backs down

English foxes won a temporary respite after Prime Minister David Cameron's promise to repeal a ban on hunting them failed to make it into his programme outlined in the Queen's Speech on Wednesday.

dateMay 27, 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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