As the 18th meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties (CoP) enters the history books, a review of the meeting shows that the global wildlife conference in Geneva ended well for hunters despite some setbacks, the most obvious being the unnecessary listing of the giraffe for protection.
As another CITES Conference of the Parties came to a close, it is apparent that the participation of SCI and SCIF was essential in making sure hunting remains a critical component in the conservation of the world’s wildlife.
The documentary film Voices from the frontline: Communities and livelihoods in Botswana premiered on Thursday, Aug. 1, in Gaborone.
The 18th CITES Conference of the Parties (CoP18) is underway in Geneva, Switzerland, with the opening meetings being held this past Saturday, August 17.
The 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) of CITES will meet in Geneva from August 17 – 28, 2019.
Tanzania has revoked Abu Dhabi- based Green Mile Safari’s hunting license for allegedly violating game hunting rules. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism claims the company violated several hunting regulations, including the killing of wild animals not specified in its hunting license.
SCIF Conservation Manager Co-Authors Article On Namibia’s Guidelines For Tourism Income Distribution to Communities08/07/2019
“Namibia’s environment minister has outlined plans to ensure that at least half of all income from tourism and hunting goes to local communities, and that strict ethics and social media guidelines are applied to hunting in the country,” said a recent article in Daily Maverick.
Western hunting outfitters are targeting Chinese hunters as potential clients, according to an article in Grand View Outdoors.
Walking through the Tsitsingombe River Valley in Zimbabwe, Global Rescue member Angie Heister had no idea her life was about to dramatically change.