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Alien-Hunting 19 Years After "Contact"

Inverse | Posted 07.19.2016 | Science

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Sarah Sloat One of the most realistic parts of Contact is the blatant sexism that the brilliant ...

Haunting Portraits Show Hunters At The Spots They Killed Their Trophies

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.07.2016 | Arts

At first glance, Pierre Abensur’s photographs from his series “Subjective Trophies” resemble hyperrealistic René Magritte paintings ― an unta...

"Chloe and Poppie's Excellent Adventure"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.07.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When it comes to writers who are famous for turning real-life adventures into literary gold, Mark Twain and Ernest Hemingway had noth...

The Hunting Dilemma

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 05.18.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

In fairness, the title is a mistake; there is no dilemma about hunting. Not for me, anyway. Hunting for commercial greed has no place in modern socie...

An Open Letter To Captain Paul Watson on the Misguided Ire at the WWF, Greenpeace International and the Inuit

Sebastian Copeland | Posted 05.18.2016 | Green
Sebastian Copeland

Climate change, and not hunting, is the real threat to the polar bear populations. And that is what the WWF and Greenpeace International are advocating while respecting the rights of the indigenous communities of the high North.

Is This 'Sportsmanship'? Yes, Says the NRA

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Martha Rosenberg

With all the NRA's talk about the government's plan to take everyone's guns, it is easy to forget the NRA's other traditional role -- promoting "sportsmen."

'To End Gun Violence, We Must Focus on People,' Says 'The Voice's' Adley Stump in Interview No. 6 by Jessica Mindich

Jessica Mindich | Posted 03.09.2016 | Crime
Jessica Mindich

Someone dies from gun violence every 16 minutes in America. YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT is a series of frank interviews with passionate men and w...

NRA Backed SHARE Act Is About Killing Animals Not Sharing Space and Coexisting Peacefully

Marc Bekoff | Posted 03.01.2016 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Being able to kill animals on public lands will provide "more opportunities for Americans to enjoy the great outdoors" My email inbox has been "ringi...

Sins of the Father: Conservation and Human Rights Then and Now

David Wilkie | Posted 02.02.2016 | Green
David Wilkie

Across the globe, we partner with indigenous and local peoples to help them to achieve their vision for a more secure future in which wildlife remain a visible and culturally valued part of the wild places where they live.

The Victims of Gun Violence Politicians Won't Talk About

Jay Shooster | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Jay Shooster

A shooting is happening right now at Vassar College. It is the fourth the campus has seen in the past six years. Over 115 have already been killed, their blood spilled on the college fields.

The Revival of the Locavore

Michael Carpenter | Posted 01.07.2016 | Green
Michael Carpenter

The diet of the modern-day "locavore" isn't a new concept, though the word only recently came about. Before society got carried away with all its glittering supermarkets and high-yielding factory farms, food was produced locally and eaten locally, with a few exceptions.

The Vicious Reality of Steel-Jaw Leghold Traps

Julia Orr | Posted 12.21.2015 | Green
Julia Orr

Steel-jaw leghold traps--even the name sounds vicious for these contraptions used on fur-bearing animals in the U.S Banned in approximately eighty-five countries including the European Union these ghastly apparatus are still being used today in the U.S including on the Navajo Nation.

From Hemingway to Blixen: Why Africa Still Attracts Hunters

The Conversation Africa | Posted 12.17.2015 | World
The Conversation Africa

Africa is known as one of the best safari destination in the world. Its vast grass plains, forests, deserts, mountains, big lakes and beautiful coastlines make it hugely attractive.

Former Miss Kansas Accused Of Illegally Killing Alaskan Grizzly

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.09.2015 | Crime

A former beauty queen hailed for busting through stereotypes with her military service and knack for sharpshooting has been charged with illegally kil...

Why is Our Wildlife for Sale to Thrill Kill Hunters?

Julia Orr | Posted 12.01.2015 | Green
Julia Orr

Image courtesy of Animal Protection League of New Jersey/Mother bear & cub/Whittingham black bear hunt, 2010 Black bears are again under attack in Ne...

Florida Black Bear Hunt Is a Travesty; The Attack on Wildlife Has to End

Julia Orr | Posted 11.02.2015 | Green
Julia Orr

The murder of Blaze was done amidst massive protest from the public, activists and bear behavior experts alike, and yet again, officials chose to ignore all of these protestations.

Becoming Human

Yara Zgheib | Posted 10.30.2015 | Religion
Yara Zgheib

There was once a man who lived in Dadri, an Indian town in Northwest Uttar Pradesh. Most people in Dadri are Hindu, but Mohammad Akhlaq was Muslim. One night, after he had gone to bed, one hundred men stormed his house, dragged him into the street, and stoned him to death.

Florida's First Bear Hunt In 21 Years Called Off After 2 Days

Reuters | Hilary Hanson | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics

(Reuters) - Florida's first bear hunt in two decades, which sparked protests by animal rights activists, was called off after just two days after near...

Shooting Guns and Eating Vegetables

Jae Berman, MS, RD, CSSD | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jae Berman, MS, RD, CSSD

Last year, I shot a gun for the first time. I went to Montana for an "adventure getaway" filled with shooting clays, hunting pheasant, fly fishing and...

Dear Congress: Pry Those Guns From Our Cold, Dead Fingers

Liza Long | Posted 10.12.2015 | Impact
Liza Long

The research on guns and gun ownership is clear. Having firearms in your home makes everyone who lives there more likely to be a victim of gun violence, period. That's irresponsible parenting.

Hunters Need To Start Talking About Guns More

The Trace | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.10.2015 | Politics

Deer season opened here in Oregon on Saturday, two days after a shooting at Umpqua Community College left 10 dead and nine more injured. Instead of ge...

Tourists Hide Their Faces In Shame For What They're About To Do

The Dodo | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.15.2015 | Green
Read More: Hunting, Green News

Nearly 100 animals were recently killed on a property in South Africa, shot dead in an activity so unseemly that even those who paid top dollar to par...

Terrified Dolphin Throws Himself At Man's Feet To Escape Hunters

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.12.2015 | Green

Taiji, Japan, is a bloodbath once again — and a heartbreaking video captures the final moments of the hunt's first victims....

Town & Country's Rhino Rescue

Jay Fielden | Posted 09.11.2015 | Impact
Jay Fielden

I grew up in a family of hunters. My grandfather on my dad's side owned a sporting goods store and amassed a large gun collection that included several Walker-model Colt revolvers, the weapon the Texas Rangers used to tame the west before the Civil War, and a pistol with a provenance that included the outlaw Jesse James.

Urban American Outdoors TV Show to Host Fishing Derby at National Mall

Michael Sainato | Posted 09.11.2015 | DC
Michael Sainato

On Saturday, September 19th, 2015, a fishing derby is being held at the Constitution Gardens in Washington D.C.'s National Mall, for 250 urban youth.