Long-distance migrations have been declining worldwide, largely due to the severing of migration corridors.
While results are still preliminary, it appears the survival rate for cow elk in the Gunnison Basin, excluding hunting-related mortality, is 95.4%. A survival rate above 90% is extremely encouraging!
SCI Foundation is working with the Namibia Professional Hunting Association to conduct the first comprehensive leopard census since 2010/2011.
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
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."