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The Ethics of Killing Large Carnivores

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

To evolve our relationship with large carnivores and other wild animals in North America we could start by placing greater emphasis on examining the ethics and morality of the very concept of hunting for sport and entertainment.

Al Barette, Alaska Board Of Game Nominee, Skins Wolf (VIDEO): Legislature To Vote On Confirmation Friday

AP | By MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP)-- The newest member of the Alaska Board of Game is facing some opposition because of an online video of him skinning a wolf and...

Sarah Palin Hunts People

Scott Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Scott Janssen

"Is it illegal to hunt people?" I asked. I waited for a response but only received dial tone from the other end. I could only assume one thing: Jennifer was as worried as I was and hung up in fear.

Colorado Bear Hunting: Division of Wildlife To Issue More Permits In Effort To Ease Conflicts With Humans

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | Scott Condon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

More bear hunting licenses will be issued for the upper Roaring Fork Valley in September to try to reduce the population and ease conflicts with human...

Some in Hunting Community Way Off Target

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

One of our most important wildlife protection efforts is to combat poaching. we welcome the opportunity to work with hunters on this issue. But there is a small-mindedness among too many within the hunting fraternity.

Alaska's Aerial Gunning of Wolves Should Be Grounded

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

I've always had a special feeling for wolves, even before I was lucky enough to spend several months at Isle Royale National Park in Michigan in the m...

Smith & Wesson Executive Indicted in FBI Sting

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The S.H.O.T. (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show is the annual event for the gun industry. This year, however, joining Show attendees in Las Vegas were agents of the FBI.

A Sickly Smell From the Colorado ORV Program

David Petersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Petersen

A significant number reckless riders of off-road vehicles continue to venture off marked trails to cause extensive damage to watersheds and fish and wildlife habitat.

Boy Kills Bear That Wouldn't Leave Family's Front Porch

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DRIGGS, Idaho — An 11-year-old Idaho boy fatally shot a black bear on his family's front porch after he said it wouldn't leave. The boy was at ...

Will the Real Hunters Please Stand Up?

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

There are many hunters who may act within the limits of the law, but they violate the written and unwritten codes of conduct that sportsmen are asked to observe.

Hunting as a Means of Therapy

Reedu Taha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Reedu Taha

"Who would have thought that an article about hunting could bring soldiers and animals in need, together," said Jennifer Panton, President of United Action for Animals.

Quadriplegic Hunter Takes Aim After Legal Battle

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CLINTON, N.J. — In a wooded area up a dirt road off an interstate highway, Jamie Cap peers down the sight of his new shotgun at a target about 4...

Conservative Hunters And Fishermen Back Climate Change Legislation

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hunters and fishers, afraid that global warming could hamper their favorite pastime, have stepped into the lobbying fray for climate change legislatio...

Walking with Lions: The Myth of Conservation

Panthera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The 'lion encounter' industry is only that -- an industry. Churning out cubs for photo opportunities is a great revenue earner but none of those cubs are set free.

Cammie Colin: 16 Year-Old-Girl Bags 10-Foot Alligator With A Crossbow

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green


Wolf Hunting Set To Start In Idaho - Unless A Judge Intervenes

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MISSOULA, Mont. — Gray wolf hunting was set to begin in the Northern Rockies, even as a federal judge eyed a request to stop the killing of the ...

Get the Lead Out

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

When mourning dove hunting season begins next week, hunters will once again discharge enormous amounts of toxic lead into the environment.

The Deer Hunter, Westchester Style

Juli Charkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Juli Charkes

For anyone handy with a bow and arrow there is good news: Westchester needs you. The county is counting on a few good marksmen to help rid the area of deer herd that are roaming the area.

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.

Canadian Governor General Eats Raw Seal Heart In Support Of Hunters

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

RANKIN INLET, Nunavut — Canada's governor general ate a slaughtered seal's raw heart in a show of support to the country's seal hunters, a displ...

New Insight Into Cougar Behavior

Panthera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the science of describing cat behavior -- or any wildlife species for that matter -- a compelling question is, how connected are individuals to each other?

Agricultural Pesticides a Major Threat to Lions

Panthera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sold legally to farmers for their crops, Furadan is all too accessible to herders, ranchers and pastoralists who use it to poison predators which might kill their livestock.

Kangaroos Don't Know How To Use Snuggies (PHOTO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Adorable image(s) of the day from Getty: Joeys rescued after the recent bushfires are seen at the home of carer Annie Williams on April 23, 2009 in...

Grizzly Bears Spreading Through Yellowstone Region

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Hunters are killing grizzly bears in record numbers around Yellowstone National Park and researchers say the once-endangered pr...

Mountan Lion Cub Poses Imminent Danger?

Cheri Shankar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cheri Shankar

As we encroach on the forests and up into the mountains, we continue to displace hundreds of thousands of creatures that have lived for a millennium in harmony with their surroundings.