First For Wildlife

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Genetics and the Conservation Status of Species

Researchers at Purdue University have recently published an article in the journal Biological Conservation, suggesting that genetics should play a stronger role in determining whether species are threatened with extinction. … Continue reading

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Bell Family “Pay it Forward” Blue Bag Program and Hunters “Pay it Forward” in Windhoek, Namibia

It is with great joy that Safari Club International Foundation announces a new partnership with the Bell family by establishing the Bell Family “Pay It Forward” Blue Bag program in … Continue reading

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Issue of the Week: Fair Chase and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Since the late 19th century, North America’s hunter-conservationists have embraced a strong ethical tradition of fair chase. The concept of fair chase considers the means and methods for the ethical … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Weekly Update: Washington Wolf Project

In 2013, SCI Foundation partnered with the Washington Wolf Project. Researchers from the University of Washington launched the Washington Wolf Project to study how deer behaviorally respond to the presence … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

The CAMPFIRE Program in Zimbabwe

By Charles Jonga and George Pangeti Zimbabwe’s Communal Areas Management Program for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) is highly regarded in the conservation community. From CAMPFIRE’s inception in the 1980’s, the program … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Weekly Update: Montana Bitterroot Elk Project

  In 2011, SCI Foundation partnered with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the University of Montana to investigate the influence of predation, habitat and nutrition on elk population dynamics … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Anti-Poaching Efforts in Africa Aided by Uniform Donation

For the past two years, governments around the world have been discussing how to help address the global poaching problem. Increasing the awareness of poaching has been a success, but … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

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