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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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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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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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Local Anti-Poaching Units Find Success in the Republic of Dagestan

June 14, 2018

The Republic of Dagestan, Russia, has seen the creation of 10 anti-poaching teams who have been working with local gamekeepers to patrol the range of the Eastern…

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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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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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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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Tangible Conservation Changes with the Hunter Legacy 100 Fund

March 9, 2018

2018 is starting off with a bang! The Hunter Legacy 100 Fund has awarded SCI Foundation…

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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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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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