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Recommended listening
Louis Brown, hunter – Louis Brown gives Off Track the low down on hunting.

Hunting culture in Australia – A bill before the NSW parliament also proposes allowing hunting in national parks and including some native animals as huntable game.

The canned hunting of lions – Canned hunting is the practice of hunting where the target animal is unfairly prevented from escaping the hunter, either by physical constraints, such as fencing, or by mental constraints, such as habituation to humans and the industry is booming in South Africa.

Elsewhere on the Web
http://www.ibtimes.com/tsa-finds-dead-cougar-mans-luggage-las-vegas-airport-2633844

http://magazine.outdoornebraska.gov/2016/11/102732
Hunting Tourism Revisited – Ecoclub
Hunting Debate – Ecoclub
Sustainable hunting practices part of ecotourism, proponents say
http://sportingclassicsdaily.com/issue/2015-1/article/the-rise-of-hipster-hunters
http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2016/03/14/4422650.htm

Twitter Moment
‘Must be compensating,’ Laureen Harper says about cougar hunter
https://twitter.com/i/moments/943850994450030592

The $200 million question: How much does trophy hunting really contribute to African communities? - Economists at Large (2013) @ecolarge

Criticism
The $200 million question: How much does trophy hunting really contribute to African communities? – Economists at Large@ecolarge

http://www.wildlifeextra.com/go/news/trophy-hunting-sale.html#cr

Irresponsible Hunting
Canada: Mi’kmaq to conduct ritual for moose

Namibia
http://allafrica.com/stories/201603111433.html

New Zealand
Hunting & Fishing New Zealand
Fishing and Hunting New Zealand

South Africa
Hunting in South Africa

Spain
Congreso Nacional de Turismo Cinegético

USA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife
National Wild Turkey Federation

Questions
Can hunting be an effective strategy for wildlife conservation?
Can hunting operations be considered ecotourism?
Are hunting and bird watching operations compatible?
How do parks and protected areas manage hunting?

Trophy hunting = Selective hunting of wild game for human recreation. The trophy is the animal or part of the animal kept, and usually displayed, to represent the success of the hunt.

2017 Reversal and Wait
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/11/17/2017-24974/issuance-of-import-permits-for-zimbabwe-elephant-trophies-taken-on-or-after-january-21-2016-and-on
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-trump-elephants-20171117-story.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/11/17/the-trump-administration-says-we-have-to-kill-elephants-to-help-save-them-the-data-says-otherwise
https://blog.humanesociety.org/wayne/2017/11/interior-department-allow-imports-elephant-lion-trophies-africa-reversing-obama-policies.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/animalia/wp/2017/11/15/trophies-from-elephant-hunts-in-zimbabwe-were-banned-in-the-u-s-trump-just-reversed-that

Headlines
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/11/20/why-americans-including-hunters-are-souring-on-big-game-hunting/?tid=hybrid_content_3_na&utm_term=.16dea6d4137c
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2017/jun/19/rewilding-mozambique-trophy-hunting-elephants-giraffe-poaching-zimbabwe-sango-save-zinave
http://www.rgj.com/story/money/reno-rebirth/2016/07/21/safari-club-international-convention-returning-reno/87388508https://twitter.com/jasonhidalgo
http://source.co.zw/2016/07/zim-attacks-proposed-ban-on-trophy-hunting-says-millions-in-potential-revenue-under-threat
Missing The Mark: African trophy hunting fails to show consistent conservation benefits@RepRaulGrijalva
New Analysis: Trophy Hunting Fails to Show Consistent Conservation Benefits@annamiticus
No, trophy hunting won’t protect wildlife@project_pelican
Big game hunting in West Africa : what is its contribution to conservation? (PDF)
Big game hunting in Africa is economically useless – Wildlife Extra
Big game hunting in West Africa : what is its contribution to conservation? (PDF)
Big game hunting in Africa is economically useless – Wildlife Extra
Huge-tusked-African-elephant-killed-by-german-hunter-in-Zimbabwe.html
book-talk-simon-worrall-craig-packer-lions-serengeti-tanzania-trophy-hunting-africa-conservation
cecil-stirs-world-africans-see-two-sides-hunting-debate
outrage-over-alleged-big-game-hunting-follows-jimmy-john-s-ceo
us-zimbabwe-wildlife-airlines
Trophy hunt exposes Tucson-based club’s underbelly
Hunting-ban-would-kill-more-than-Cecil-the-Lion
/cecil-lions-alleged-hunter-theo-bronkhorst-says-hes-done-nothing-
cecil-the-lion-lessons-in-misplaced-outrage
in-zimbabwe-we-dont-cry-for-lions
http://www.iied.org/rip-cecil-lion-what-will-be-his-legacy-who-should-decide
Furious-americans-demand-extradition
Why killing lions may actually be good for conservation
can-trophy-hunting-reconciled-conservation
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-25771967
cecil-lion-killing-trophy-hunting-conservation-animals

Reports
Economic and conservation significance of the trophy hunting industry in sub-Saharan Africa
Effects of Trophy Hunting on Lion and Leopard Populations in Tanzania

Safari Clubs
http://www.biggame.org

WWF
http://www.wwf.org.uk/wwf_articles.cfm?unewsid=6766

Wikipedia
Big_five_game
Big game hunting
Trophy hunting

Trophy Hunting: Vegas Convention
Safari Club International is taking place at Mandalay Bay this week.
http://www.showsci.org
Video: Street Talk: Safari Club International (1:40 Let’s see a show of tusks)
ultimate-hunters-market-will-this-giant-hunting-auction-benefit-african-wildlife – Conservation Action@ConsActionTrust
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/02/160206-American-trophy-hunting-wildlife-conservation/
http://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/more-than-20k-hunters-in-vegas-for-safari-club-international-convention
http://www.ktnv.com/news/activists-to-protest-trophy-hunting-outside-mandalay-bay
safari-club-international-convention-las-vegas-animal-rights-trophy-hunting – The Guardian
safari-club-international – Huffington Post
help-stop-trophy-hunting – Change.org
animal-conservationists-petition-cancel-safari-club-convention-las-vegas – Review Journal

Survey
https://www.facebook.com/events/886628171416971/permalink/1011517382261382

Twitter Poll (Feb 5-10)
Should Vegas host trophy hunting conventions?
Yes – Trophy hunting is legal
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