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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...

First Latin American Country To Ban Hunting As A Sport

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | Green

SAN JOSE, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Costa Rica on Monday became the first Latin American country to ban hunting as a sport, following an unanimous and fina...

Conclusions of Trophy Hunting Study Has Lions, Animal Conservation and Welfare Groups Roaring in Disapproval

Jeffrey Flocken | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green
Jeffrey Flocken

If intensive trophy hunting of lions has been going on for decades and the species has done nothing but decline, why would scientists call for the practice to continue -- albeit along with a plea for reform of the lion trophy hunting industry?

Psst, Wanna Kill a Scimitar-Horned Oryx?

Mark Morford | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home
Mark Morford

Have you heard of these places? Giant ranches where giant men pay giant fees to be driven in luxury SUVs out onto huge swaths of privately owned property in order to shoot carefully bred and relatively tame creatures who never had a chance in the first place?

We Need Change at Interior, Not More of the Same

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Obama faces a choice between a new direction that would place environmental conservation above corporate interests, and a pick similar to past selections at the Department of the Interior.

Joe Must Go

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Joe Knollenberg has had 16 years in office to demonstrate where he stands on the humane treatment of animals, and time and time again he has voted against animal welfare reforms.