The United Kingdom is currently considering several proposals that would prohib
Newly elected members of European Parliament recently convened to update their mandates, and steps were taken reestablish a working group focused on hunting and conservation issues.
In the countries of the European Union, wolf hunting is generally prohibited. Wolves are a protected species.
There are limited exceptions – known as derogations - to the general prohibitions and last month, the European Court of Justice held that improving social tolerance for a protected species can, under some circumstances, qualify as such a derogation.
All SCI members who plan to travel with their firearms outside of the U.S. should be aware that there has been some recent confusion about U.S. Customs and Border Patrol’s (CBP) willingness to accept Form 4457 for the temporary export of firearms. Although the CBP website continues to state that CBP will accept Form 4457 for temporary export and re-import of firearms/ammunition, the website hosted by U.S.
The African Wildlife Consultative Forum meetings are bringing representatives from rural communities and safari hunting companies together for the first time to explore win-win business partnerships according to an article in the expressnews.rw.
The African Wildlife Consultative Forum Brings Together Wildlife Stakeholders From Around The Continent.11/14/2019
During the Tuesday meeting of AWCF, representatives from Botswana’s government, communities and hunting industry spoke on how they are working together to manage wildlife while meeting the needs of rural Botswana.
Charles Jonga, director of Zimbabwe’s community-based natural resource management program CAMPFIRE, reviewed the issues explored during a working session of community leaders at the 17th Annual African Wildlife Consultative Form held November 11 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
"Of great concern is the continued reference to a fictitious figure of 3% on income from hunting going to communities," said Jonga.
The African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) held the first day of mee