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 a big deterrent in some areas; however, successful anti-poaching programs consist of far more than just a lot of people in uniform. To begin with, there must be a …
A new study in Nepal hopes to show predation of local livestock by snow leopards is less than first thought.
The success of the anti-poaching unit has prompted the creation of a program to raise awareness among local communities about the value of wildlife conservation.
Along with grizzly bears being struck and killed, various other animals were struck as well and their carcasses were dumped in gravel pits in the valleys below. The dumped carcasses attracted grizzly bears to the valleys below
The Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council (NWSGC) hosted its biennial symposium in Whitefish, Montana this past month and Montana SCI Chapters brought in $2,125 proving themselves to be gracious hosts! The Big Sky State’s SCI Chapters are already known for contributing heavily to wild sheep and goat conservation. This sponsorship is another example of how …
Wildlife stewardship has become far more than a job opportunity as 1 out of every 10 Namibians belong to a communal conservancy.
One day we will all look back on the difficulties and achievements of the CAMPFIRE program and know this is a positive force in the world.
If all the beasts were gone, men would die from great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beast also happens to man.
“…the region was considered ground zero for rhino poaching. It was said that the life expectancy of a rhino was literally measured in hours.”
In northern Pakistan, where rule of law is limited and most of the population lives in extremely rural areas, good governance goes a long way.