Tag: biodiversity and land use

wolf conservation

Killing Predators Undermines Science By┬áVic Van Ballenberghe In 1994, Alaska’s Legislature passed the Intensive Management Law intended to increase populations of moose, caribou and deer and thereby provide increased harvests for hunters. Hunting organizations supported the bill that paved the way for large-scale predator control programs. The prevailing model crafted at the time by Department […]

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elephant conservation Tanzania

Villagers Caught In The Crossfire Of Land Use Surrounded by a wall of fire and angry Tanzanian villagers, the elephants were forced off a cliff some 50 meters high. When the dust settled, six of the herd lay dead. The now jubilant crowd took photos of themselves among the carcasses. It was a violent climax […]

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