COMMENTARY: Grizzlies in Yellowstone not safe from bullet

“The National Parks do not suffice as a means of perpetuating the larger carnivores; witness the precarious status of the grizzly bear.” These words were published in 1949 in Aldo Leopold’s “A Sand County ALMANAC,” one of the significant literary contributions to the birth of the modern environmental movement. Seventy years later, the insight remains […]

COMMENTARY: Trump scores for elephants by keeping “trophy” ban

Even President Trump doesn’t buy into the false argument – “you have to kill it to conserve it” – that trophy hunters and Safari Club International continue foisting upon the public about rare wildlife. In an interview, President Trump confirmed that he directed his administration to retain the ban on the import of so-called hunting […]