Tag Archives: hunting
8 creative ways to reduce human-wildlife conflict
Conflict often arises when the needs of animals are pitted against those of growing human populations. For scientists, the obvious answer to reducing human-wildlife conflict is…chili powder, bees, and strobe lights?
The traitorous goats of the Galapagos Islands
Everything was looking up for the tortoises of the Galapagos Islands. Until the goats arrived.
Fighting killer starfish with robots and vinegar
Crown of thorns starfish are ravenous predators of coral, and their population outbursts threaten coral reefs worldwide. Thankfully, researchers at two Australian universities have devised a clever action plan to address the problem.
7 drawbacks to trophy hunting as conservation
Trophy hunters, African governments, and even some scientists support widespread trophy hunting as a form of conservation. However, the use of trophy hunting as a conservation tool has some major drawbacks.