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MPs seek end of captive lion trophy hunting in SA

Campaigns to ban the importation of captive-bred lion trophies have gathered steam in Australia, France, The Netherlands and the US in recent years

Rhino, elephant, lion fates to be decided at Cites

The most important conservation meeting in a generation will see debates on the future of more than 500 species.

Zim won’t take Zuma’s Cecil jibe lying down

President Jacob Zuma's "undiplomatic" reaction to the death of Cecil the Lion at US hunter Walter Palmer's hand fails to amuse in Zimbabwe.

Canned lion hunting ‘no longer tenable’

Public opinion is against lion hunting, says the president of SA's Hunters' Association, and changes must be made for a more acceptable policy.

Conservation’s biggest con job

South Africa’s lion hunting industry has little to do with conservation and everything to do with profit but it seems only foreign governments care.

Botswana minister in lion-trade scandal

In his latest lion deal, agriculture minister Christian de Graaff exported a huge shipment of lions to a canned hunting outfit in South Africa.

US hunter criticised over picture with dead lion in SA

A petition has been set up to bar US TV presenter Melissa Bachman from returning to South Africa after participating in a legal hunt.

Lions bred like lambs for slaughter

Despite efforts to ban the burgeoning business, canned lion hunting is bringing in big money from trophy - and bone - hunters.

Hunting industry earns SA R6.2-billion

In her budget vote, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has said that the industry shows the value of SA's biodiversity and would be supported.

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