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Why Botswana’s elections matter to SCI and SCIF

November 13, 2019

By Chris Comer, Ph.D., SCIF Director of Conservation

Many readers may have seen in the news reports that the Botswana Democratic Party and…

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SCIF Co-Sponsors World Mountain Ungulate Conference with Wild Sheep Foundation

October 16, 2019

 
Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) recently co-sponsored the 7th World Mountain Ungulate Conference (WMUC) with its official…

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Wrap-Up Report On CITES CoP18

September 18, 2019

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 trade conference hosted…

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WORLD RECORD DEER MIGRATION VISUALIZED IN 3D FOR THE FIRST TIME

August 22, 2019

“Safari Club International is proud to be a supporter of the Wyoming Migration Initiative. The mule deer is an iconic species of western North America, and observed…

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SCI Foundation Supported Research Improves African Lion Survey Methods

August 13, 2019

The most recent issue of the academic journal Global Ecology and Conservation highlights the latest information…

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Helping Assure the Future of Elk and Elk Hunting

July 11, 2019

 
SCI Foundation and our contributing hunter-conservationists have been active in supporting better management of western big game…

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SCIF Conservation Preparing Strategy for African Leopard Conservation

June 13, 2019

 

Despite ample evidence showing that legal, regulated hunting is an important economic and management component of wildlife conservation in…

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Not The Last Laugh: Rare Hyena Spotted In Tajikistan

May 2, 2019

The striped hyena is classified as “Near Threatened” by the IUCN but listed on Tajikistan’s Red Book of endangered species with a declining population. This area…

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A Message from your SCI Foundation Conservation Committee Chair

April 26, 2019

Over the past decade, I have had the privilege of serving on SCI Foundation’s Conservation Committee and recently…

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SCIF Community-Based Hunting Program Helps Other Endangered Wildlife in Tajikistan

April 3, 2019

Last year, SCIF began support for the conservation of wild Bukhara urial sheep in southwestern Tajikistan. Urial is a species that is vulnerable…

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Horse Rich and Dirt Poor Video

March 28, 2019

 
Safari Club International Foundation is proud to be a part of the recently released short film Horse Rich and Dirt Poor.  This film highlights…

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What Every Deer Hunter Should Know About Chronic Wasting Disease

November 2, 2018

With the 2018-19 deer hunting season approaching, chronic wasting disease (CWD) is once again in the news as state and federal agencies struggle to manage this potentially devastating disease. …

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Winning the Battle Against Poaching by Imparting Value to Wildlife

October 31, 2018

SCI Foundation has frequently expressed the opinion that “boots on the ground” alone will not win the fight against poaching.  Yes, a show of force can be…

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Rocky Mountain Elk Movement Patterns Offer Suprises

September 10, 2018

SCI Foundation is proud to team up with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department to uncover previously unknown information about elk…

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Namibian Leopard Study Sheds Fresh Light On Species

September 4, 2018

SCI Foundation is working with our partners at the Namibia Professional Hunting Association (NAPHA) to conduct the first comprehensive leopard census since 2011. Many who do not understand…

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Nepal’s Snow Leopard Project Hopes To Change Opinions

June 22, 2018

A new study in Nepal hopes to show predation of local livestock by snow leopards is less than first thought. With the people of Eastern Nepal relying very heavily…

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The Special Weapons and Tactics of Community Game Guards

May 3, 2018

SCI Foundation has been proud to partner with Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organizations (NACSO) over the…

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CAMPFIRE Program Puts Control of Wildlife in Local Hands

April 24, 2018

“All species and habitats should be safeguarded to the extent that it is technically, economically, and politically feasible.” – 1982 World Charter for Nature

This is a crucial…

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The Circle of Life and The Native American Fish and Wildlife Society

April 20, 2018

“What is man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, men would die from great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beast also…

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From ‘Endangered’ to ‘Near Threatened,’ the Community-Based Success of the Markhor

March 23, 2018

The Markhor has gained a solid foothold on the path to recovery thanks to community-based conservation efforts….

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Indian Country Auction Tags Raise Money for Conservation

March 7, 2018

 

The daily auction at the 2018 SCI Convention in Las Vegas raised money for wildlife conservation while also maintaining positive working relations with four tribes. These tribes…

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AN AGREEMENT TO MOVE FORWARD IN KAZAKHSTAN

February 22, 2018

The republic of Kazakhstan has emerged as one of the most important former Soviet states since its independence in 1992….

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TAJIKISTAN ARGALI SHEEP UPDATE

February 15, 2018

 

Knowing as much as possible about Argali sheep and their habitat is an extremely important factor in…

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THE STORY OF THE AFRICAN ELEPHANT IS NOT OVER

February 9, 2018

The mission of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Species Survival Commission African Elephant Specialist Group…

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CONSERVATION AUCTION TAGS AT SCI CONVENTION 2018

January 30, 2018

SCI and SCI Foundation are maintaining our relationships with Native American tribes by once again auctioning big game hunting tags donated by the Acoma…

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4th ANNUAL FOUNDATION DAY KICKS OFF THE 2018 SCI CONVENTION!

January 29, 2018

The 46th Annual SCI Convention will kick off with our 4th Annual SCI Foundation Day! On Tuesday, January 30th,…

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First Big Bulls Collared in North America’s Longest Running Elk Study

January 26, 2018

University of Montana Ph.D. Candidate Hans Martin after successfully capturing 5 bull elk. January…

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THE WILD HARVEST INITIATIVE COULD BRING URBAN AND RURAL IDEALISTS TOGETHER

January 12, 2018

“This initiative is intimately connected to food security, wildlife management, cultural traditions, human health, agriculture, and land…

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