The Hunter-Whistleblower: A Potent Force Against Wildlife Trafficking

Whistleblowers have played a key role in law enforcement, and hunters have played a key role in wildlife protection. Hunter-whistleblowers will be a powerful tool in the fight against wildlife trafficking in the U.S. and around the world. Join the fight by reporting wildlife crime to the National Whistleblower Center.

Local Management Works for Zimbabwe Lions

Last year, one lion in Zimbabwe brought the role of hunting in wildlife conservation into the spotlight. Despite inflammatory reports to the contrary, Zimbabwe has a very successful model of lion management based primarily on sustainable lion hunting. Zimbabwe’s lion management has been so successful that many wildlife areas, supported entirely by revenue generated from …

Studies Highlight the Willingness of Hunters to Contribute to Conservation

The World Bank recently endorsed hunting as an important financing tool for governments working on sustainable wildlife management.  Hunting is especially effective when programs are properly regulated and revenues are distributed to communities. With recent land-use changes and expansion of agriculture, the potential for hunting to contribute to conservation is increasingly important. This is why …