We at Wildlife Damage Control have no problem with developing traps and techniques that reduce animal pain and injury.
Upon reflection Bloodties can be (and is being) used to justify both hunting and anti-hunting philosophies, depending on the reader’s preconceived notions about the issue.
A Harvest Book from Harcourt Brace & Company, New York;
393 pages, including a epilogue written three years after original publication
$14, trade paper
America’s “dolphin safe” policy virtually eliminated the US tuna fleet from the eastern Pacific yellowfin tuna fishery in less than three years and subjected US tuna fishermen to pressures that few fleets could…
Reversing its 10-year-old moratorium on commercial whaling, the International Whaling Commission has adopted an Irish plan that will allow controlled resumption of whaling in coastal waters, prohibit whale hunts on the high seas,…
For the past two years, Republicans in the 104th Congress worked to pass bills that would curb the power of government agencies to regulate private property rights on environmental issues.
The fat lady has sung, and a sweet song it was. The final vote on Measure 38 - the so-called clean stream initiative - was 64 percent against and 36 percent in favor.
The International Fund for Animal Welfare has produced a second videotape of seal hunters that it claims shows violations of Canada’s seal hunting regulations and indicts the entire seal industry as cruel and inhumane.
Following on the heels of an Associated Press investigation critical of horse and burro adoption practices, the US Bureau of Land Management has recommended changes in the organization and implementation of the program.
While browsing the shelves of new books in my branch library a few weeks ago, I came across John Hoyt’s Animals in Peril: How ‘Sustainable Use’ is Wiping Out the World’s Wildlife
The international animal protection movement oversees a broad expanse of concerns ranging from humane issues at one end of the spectrum to endangered species protection at the other.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service issued preliminary results of its five-year wildlife recreation study that indicated 77 million adults participated in some sort of wildlife-related recreation in 1996 and that wildlife remains “a…
The Humane Society of the US has been waging an on-going campaign against Zimbabwe’s CAMPFIRE program.
Animal rights groups have mounted an all-out campaign to end US funding for Africa’s leading development and conservation program.
For the first time in seven generations, Washington State’s Makah Indians will hunt gray whales in October, a hunt sanctioned by the US government and opposed by environmentalist activists.
In the 1960s, a University of Washington biologist named Robert Paine did an interesting experiment in the waters off the Olympic Peninsula.
It wasn’t too long ago, perhaps three decades, that the black bear was an unknown quantity in Pennsylvania. The hunting season had been a rather long one, and the annual harvest was in the neighborhood of 300-400 bears. The…
In a stunning decision on December 12, 1997, US District Court Judge William Downes ordered removal of introduced wolves in central Idaho and Yellowstone National Park in response to lawsuits filed by the Farm Bureau Federations…
Last May, Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt stood in front of an eagle’s nest and pronounced the US Endangered Species Act a success. His proof? Thirty-four species that were proposed for downlisting or removal from the endangered…
The previous sections have shown that predators are necessary both to a prey species and to the ecosystem in which the prey species lives.