First For Wildlife

Promoting conservation, outdoor education, and humanitarian programs worldwide.

Issue of the Week: Zambia Lifts Lion Hunting Ban

Zambia has officially lifted its ban on the hunting of lions and other big cats. The announcement was made by Zambia’s Minister of Tourism, Jean Kapata in Lusaka on May … Continue reading

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Weekly Update: The First Wood Bison Calves Are Here!

The first wild-born calves were spotted during an Alaska Department of Fish and Game aerial survey. This marks the first time in 100 years that a bison calf was born … Continue reading

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New Partnership Boosts Anti-poaching Efforts In Africa

SCI Foundation and Humanitarian Operations Protecting Elephants (H.O.P.E.) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to join forces in support of anti-poaching, anti-wildlife trafficking, wildlife conservation and humanitarian efforts in Africa. This … Continue reading

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Weekly Update: Vietnam Ungulate Project Checks In!!

One of SCI Foundation’s partners, the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, is using clever techniques to learn what types of wildlife inhabit Vietnam’s jungle. Leeches.  Yes, leeches have … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Issue of the Week: Where the Wild Things Go

Wildlife trafficking is monopolizing headlines. Stories are posted daily about ivory stockpiles, confiscated rhino horn and illegal imports of live animals. While countries can easily tag and store ivory or … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Weekly Update: The Snow Leopard Trust

SCI Foundation partnered with the Snow Leopard Trust (SLT) in 2014. SLT is researching snow leopards in South Gobi, Mongolia and determining more effective methods for predator-proofing livestock corrals against … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Issue of the Week: Birds on the Move!

Hawks, scarlet tanager, bluebirds, warblers,  — welcome back! It’s that time of year again! The plants are blooming, the weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer and birds are … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

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