A new study in Nepal hopes to show predation of local livestock by snow leopards is less than first thought.
The success of the anti-poaching unit has prompted the creation of a program to raise awareness among local communities about the value of wildlife conservation.
Along with grizzly bears being struck and killed, various other animals were struck as well and their carcasses were dumped in gravel pits in the valleys below. The dumped carcasses attracted grizzly bears to the valleys below
Wildlife stewardship has become far more than a job opportunity as 1 out of every 10 Namibians belong to a communal conservancy.
One day we will all look back on the difficulties and achievements of the CAMPFIRE program and know this is a positive force in the world.
If all the beasts were gone, men would die from great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beast also happens to man.
"...the region was considered ground zero for rhino poaching. It was said that the life expectancy of a rhino was literally measured in hours."
In the year ahead, South Africa will continue to draw on the achievements made in 2017, learn from any mistakes, and adopt international best practices.
“Tajikistan is also an example of how trophy hunting may be the best economic incentive to initiate wildlife conservation programs in some countries because it affords an immediate income with minimum investment.”
These opportunities are a must for any dedicated hunter-conservationist! Isn’t it time you started living your dream?