sport hunting


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sport hunting

hunting without collection of a food or other commercial product; hunting for trophy or prize.
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It really should not come as a surprise that Quebec is stopping all sport hunting for caribou.
Thank you very much for your e-mail Malcolm; sport hunting is probably the ultimate onion, with innumerable layers, and as the recent Cecil the Lion debacle has shown, emotion often takes the place of logic.
It is not necessarily true that sport hunting should be stopped.
But for birds, at least in the developed world, sport hunting is highly regulated and "unlikely to have much population impact," says David Blockstein of the National Council for Science and the Environment in Washington, D.
Hunting groups have responded with arguments that their efforts raise vital funds for conservation, and a number of mainstream scientists argue that regulated sport hunting can "strongly contribute to the enhancement of the survival of the species", Legal trophy hunting is supposed to raise money for conservation efforts, according to international treaties.
The conservation program must further demonstrate a benefit of hunting to both the local communities and the species, and the funds derived from sport hunting must be applied toward the community and the species.
Many sport hunting vendors provide free catalogs for class participants.
Chief of the State Agency for Environment Protection and Forestry of Kyrgyzstan Sabir Atadjanov has offered to introduce a moratorium on amateur sport hunting for certain animals.
Revoking the animal's threatened-species status would open the door to limited sport hunting.
Zambia's neighbor Botswana has already enacted legislation to prohibit all sport hunting starting next year.
Our examination was based on a comparison of the geographic distances between problem bears shot at the responsibility of police officers and the distances between bears shot in self defence, respectively, and sites where bears had been shot in sport hunting.
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