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Hunting Through the Thicket

Steven Sanderson | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Steven Sanderson

The marriage of hunting and conservation may be troubled, but it is not time for divorce. Private hunting- and fishing-based organizations contribute to habitat preservation.

What These Young Women Have In Common With Katniss From "The Hunger Games"

Eatocracy | Posted 03.19.2012 | Women

"Within a few minutes, I spot a rabbit and make my first kill with the bow and arrow. It's not my usual clean shot through the eye, but I'll take it,"...

It's Quite Simple: Unfollow Trump Jr. on Twitter & 'Fire' Sons From the Show

Randall | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy
Randall

Donald Trump has to deal with his beyond privileged sons, Eric and Donald Jr. Sponsors are starting to pull themselves from Celebrity Apprentice, and why not? As long as these two "sporty" hunters, continue to co-host the program with "daddy," there's no reason to support the show as long as Don Jr. refuses to apologize and drop his "holier than thou," 1983 elitist attitude.

Trump Brothers Make Themselves Look Like Barbarians

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 05.13.2012 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

The Trump brothers' destructive little joyride to Africa is something that they should apologize for. It won't bring back the lives they took or redeem America's image among Africans and others, but it would show something they need desperately: some humility.

What Bid Do I Hear for the Life of That Thar Whale?

Carl Safina | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

Want to just solve the problem? They estimate that whaling makes about $31 million in profits. Anti-whaling spends $25 million. If the anti-whaling money directly paid whalers not to hunt -- problem solved.

PHOTOS: Hunting Seals In Greenland

Bruce Parry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bruce Parry

Rasmus has run out of walrus meat so the dogs will have to make do with dry biscuits. Unless we get some meat we're all going to go hungry, that's the way of it out here.

First-hand Food: Aiming for Self-sufficient? Do the Math.

Tamar Haspel | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
Tamar Haspel

If you're not growing, raising, hunting, foraging, or fishing your own food, you're behind the curve. Chickens and gardens, pigs and turkeys, rods and guns, are all showing up at the homes of what used to be milquetoast supermarket shoppers.

Enough Duck Shooting

Carl Safina | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

Unlike deer hunting, which benefits people, the land, and the surviving deer, no justification for duck hunting rings true.

Trouble For Great Plains Hunting

AP | DIRK LAMMERS | Posted 02.29.2012 | Green

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Hunters in the northern Plains who've grown accustomed to bringing home three pheasants or a deer are finding the years of ...

Montana Regulators Aim To Deter Hunters Faking Disabilities

AP | By MATT VOLZ | Posted 02.11.2012 | Green

HELENA, Mont. -- Montana wildlife regulators suspect more and more people are faking disabilities to take advantage of privileges granted to disabled ...

Why I Hunt: 'I Found Myself Thinking, This Can't Be All There Is'

Georgia Pellegrini | Posted 02.11.2012 | Women
Georgia Pellegrini

There are moments, with a cloud of duck feathers floating in the air around me, that even I wonder how I got here.

Cops: Hunter Took Own Life After Accidentally Shooting Best Friend

Posted 11.28.2011 | Crime

Vermont State Police say a distraught hunter took his own life on Saturday moments after fatally and unintentionally shooting his companion. Benjam...

Men's Emotional Connection to Guns: An Interview With Michael Messner (Part 2)

Jackson Katz | Posted 01.09.2012 | Books
Jackson Katz

Emotions are of central importance on all sides of the gun debate. We can't wish them away in favor of some imagined Mr. Spock-like linear rationality.

This Halloween Could Mean Scary Cuts to Wildlife Conservation Programs

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 12.31.2011 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

It's Halloween and Congress is eyeing some downright scary cuts to vital wildlife conservation programs as part of its budget cutting frenzy. But while these programs may seem like easy targets for cuts, there is a lot more to the story.

Fathers, Sons and Guns: An Interview With USC Sociologist and Author Michael Messner

Jackson Katz | Posted 12.31.2011 | Parents
Jackson Katz

"I end the book with a letter to my sons, posing this this sort of dilemma for them to ponder: perhaps the meaning of a son's relationship with his father is a sort of puzzle to be deciphered over a lifetime."

Finding Love and Compassion After a Week Full of Cruelty

Lonette McKee | Posted 12.25.2011 | Black Voices
Lonette McKee

Lately, I've been saddened and sickened by a lot of things in the news. I was particularly appalled and disgusted by the execution of Troy Davis. We...

Holly Heyser: The Philosophical Huntress

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

Hunting. Just the word evokes a response in most people, whether it be excitement, curiosity, anger, sadness, or a host of other feelings.

Perry's N-gate Reminiscent of Cheney's Racism-Charged Hunting

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Martha Rosenberg

The flap over the racist name of the hunting lodge that Texas Governor Rick Perry's family leased is not the first time hunting and racism have conspi...

Save Our Sundays

Laura Donahue | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC
Laura Donahue

In Virginia, hunting has been declining while wildlife watching is on the rise. These changes only underscore the importance of Virginia's tradition against hunting on Sundays, which balances the interests of all outdoor recreationists.

The Sneak Attack on America's Lands

Bill Meadows | Posted 12.02.2011 | Green
Bill Meadows

Throwing open the gates to development and improper use of these national treasures is no less egregious than using the Declaration of Independence for a placemat.

Hunter May Have Shot Famous Bear

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 11.26.2011 | Green

MINNEAPOLIS — Researchers fear a hunter may have killed a black bear named Hope who became famous when her birth in northeastern Minnesota was b...

Dave Jamieson

Mega Retailer Bass Pro Discriminated Against Minority Job Seekers: Feds

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Bass Pro Shops, one of the leading retailers of outdoor gear, is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alle...

Giving Back to the Land

Mike Matz | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Mike Matz

Some in Congress are currently pushing legislation that would open more than 60 million acres, an area the size of Wyoming, of now-protected areas to extractive industries.

A Dangerous Predator Or A Threatened Species?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 11.19.2011 | Green

Should wolves really be hunted? The fate of the wolf population in several western U.S. states remains uncertain. In time for a planned wolf huntin...

Maine Man Jailed For Keeping Live Deer In Trunk

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Weird News

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (Associated Press) -- A Maine man has served a 10-day jail sentence for putting an injured deer in the trunk of his car and keeping i...