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Canned Hunting

Walking With Lions and Canned Hunting in South Africa

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

One of our clients just asked why we won't book them on a 'walking with lions' experience. We pride ourselves on offering amazing experiences and this would surely be one of them! But we simply cannot encourage this practice.

Why We Are Inviting Walter Palmer Into Our Lions' Protected Area

Linda Tucker | Posted 09.11.2015 | Green
Linda Tucker

After committing my life to this battle for decades, it's deeply encouraging to see that the tragic death of one noble lion is resulting in global unification on an unprecedented scale behind one single united cause. So why be caught up in the hysteria of the Cecil tsunami, when there are so many other worthy causes?

McConaughey Missteps: Is Celebrity Shaming Good Animal Rights Activism?

Karen Dawn | Posted 04.11.2015 | Green
Karen Dawn

Famous people make easy and sometimes effective targets for our message. But what was the message here? That canned hunting is worse than other hunting?

Live Action in Pennsylvania on Live Pigeon Shoots

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Pigeon shooting is not hunting. There's no sport and no stalking, there are no hunting licenses, there's no wildlife management, there's no consumption of the animal. It's just a massacre of animals imported for the spectacle and thrown right up in front of the shooters.

Is Sport Hunting a Sin?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.15.2014 | Religion
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Our treatment of animals may in the future help shape relationships between peoples as much as with such creatures. Religion and culture may play role...

Keeping the "Hunt" in Hunting

David Petersen | Posted 07.11.2012 | Denver
David Petersen

Amorality is hardly the only dark side to game ranching. Consider these outtakes from a conversation I had recently with Canada's Dr. Valerius Geist, an ethical hunter and world authority on elk and other deer species.

Canned Killing: Don't Call It Hunting!

David Petersen | Posted 07.08.2012 | Denver
David Petersen

There is honorable hunting, and there is cowardly captive killing. The motivations and characters defining each are as distinct as day and night.

Putting a Stop to Pay-Per-View and Pay-to-Kill Hunting

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

The Sportsmanship in Hunting Act would ban the remote shooting of live animals over the Internet and the trophy shooting of exotic mammals held captive inside fenced enclosures.