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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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SCIF Developing New Strategy Related To CWD

May 20, 2019

 

By Chris Comer, Ph.D., SCIF Director of Conservation
Deer and elk hunters in North America have been bombarded recently with…

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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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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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Multiple Factors Affect Grizzly Bear Numbers

June 7, 2018

SCI Foundation began supporting the South Rockies Grizzly Project in British Columbia in 2014 to better understand the cause and effect relationships between bears and humans. Researchers…

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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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Winter 2017-2018 Updates from the Field

March 16, 2018

The time of hibernation is ending across North America, and we at SCI Foundation are excited to share a few updates from projects on which we have…

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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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Tanzania Operators Granted Two Years Before New Auction System

January 17, 2018

Hunting in Tanzania, Africa’s premier safari hunting destination, will continue unaffected for the next two years after a recent…

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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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