Archive for endangered species

The Lion Rules Headlines

A petition by a coalition of anti-hunting environmental groups has led the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to study whether the African lion should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. An ensuing battle pits preservationists vs. conservationists.

February 20, 2014

Kill a Rhino to Save a Rhino?

The Dallas Safari Club is offering one bidder a chance to kill an endangered black rhinoceros—in hopes that the money raised will help save many, many more.

October 29, 2013

Is this Snapple "Real Fact" for Real?

The cap said polar bears can smell a seal up to 20 miles away. I'm calling Bullshooters.

November 07, 2011

Politics Supersedes Management

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August 06, 2010

Save Polar Bears With Responsible Hunting

The Summary: Anti-hunters might think National Review Online blogger Lars Larson hails from the fiery red planet with his ideas, but actually he’s just rehashing the facts when he writes that polar bears, as a whole, would be more likely to thrive under regulated hunting programs (just like they have for most of the last century) than they would under new anti-hunting policies. As of last year, Americans are banned from importing trophy bears from Canada (essentially a de-facto ban on hunting them).

January 29, 2010