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.

Actually, African Elephants Are Not on The Verge of Extinction

Few species are as iconic as the African elephant, the world’s largest terrestrial mammal. With long lifespans, high intelligence, and complex social structures, elephants evoke powerful emotions in people. Long pursued for their ivory, elephants have been increasingly exploited in recent years by certain environmental groups that rely on them for fundraising. We are inundated …

Anti-Poaching in Namibia: Helping Communities Protect Their Wildlife

Few countries are as committed to conservation and hunting as Namibia. Which is why SCI Foundation is proud to partner with Namibia on an exciting new anti-poaching project to help secure its rhinos, elephants, lions and other high-value species. Sub-Saharan Africa remains at the forefront of the current global poaching epidemic, and Namibia unfortunately has …

Cooperative Approach to Prevent Wildlife Violations: The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact

States in the U.S. are getting more organized with tracking people who have committed wildlife violations. The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact (IWVC) is an agreement that allows member states to share information regarding hunting, fishing, and trapping violations. This cooperative interstate effort will enhance each state’s Department of Natural Resources’ ability to protect their wildlife …

Issue of the Week: Poaching in the United States

The illegal take of wildlife, or poaching, has made major news this past year. Most prominent in the media is poaching of elephants and rhinoceros in Africa, or tigers and sharks in Asia. But what’s not being reported is poaching in the United States, likely because it doesn’t have the same news appeal as the …