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SCI Helvetia Chapter - 20,000 elephants for Berlin!
20,000 elephants for Berlin!
Published on 4 April 2024

Botswana's president wants to send 20,000 elephants to Germany. Behind the joke lies anger at the image of Africa held by Western environmentalists.

SCI Helvetia Chapter - News - Europeans Overwhelmingly Approve of International Hunting
Europeans Overwhelmingly Approve of International Hunting
Published on 26 January 2024

The original version is English.

SCI Helvetia Chapter - La mort d'un lion de montagne révèle le contraste entre les attitudes occidentales et africaines envers la faune sauvage
Death of Mountain Lion reveals contrast between western and africans Attitudes to Wildlife
Published on 1 February 2023

Los Angeles residents grieved the death of a wild mountain lion in late December. The cougar, as it is properly known, was put down by veterinarians when it could no longer stalk food or defend its territory.

SCI Helvetia Chapter - Kenyans appeal to future President to lift "unhelpful" international Hunting ban
Kenyans appeal to future President to lift "unhelpful" international Hunting ban
Published on 5 July 2022

Rural and urban Kenyan citizens have appealed to the future President of Kenya to “lift the unhelpful international hunting ban” that brought an increase in wildlife poaching and missed opportunities to support wildlife conservation with...

SCI Helvetia Chapter - Will British Government discontinue hunting trophies imports ban bill to gain Africa's respect?
Will British Government discontinue hunting trophies imports ban bill to gain Africa's respect?
Published on 19 April 2022

To gain or totally lose respect of African people and wildlife conservationists worldwide?
This is the question that the British Government must answer quickly in view of the somewhat shaky decision that it reportedly made recently, to...

SCI Helvetia Chapter - Western politician holds african wildlife hostage - total destruction
Western politician holds african wildlife hostage - total destruction
Published on 15 February 2022

If it was a movie, it would focus on a top British politician’s 21st century moment of madness when he chose not to listen to wildlife management experts but to the clueless animal rights groups fundraising industry; whose figureheads ill-advised...

SCI Helvetia Chapter - Kenya "decides to lose its lions" as SADC countries use hunting to save theirs
Kenya "decides to lose its lions" as SADC countries use hunting to save theirs
Published on 6 February 2022

Kenya has disastrously ‘decided’ to continue losing its lion population to poachers and communities that suffer the costs of co-existing with the lions without benefiting from them, forcing them to embark on revenge killings.
In sharp...

SCI Helvetia Chapter - How Kenya 'plotted' own wildlife loss
How Kenya "plotted" own Wildlife loss
Published on 14 December 2021

If Kenya had known that its 1977 hunting ban would devalue and massively degrade its wildlife it might have avoided it. Sadly, the damage has already been done. A professor of  the US-based University of Florida Centre For African Studies, Dr...

SCI Helvetia Chapter - Pourquoi les communautés rurales d'Afrique australe disent que la chasse ne cessera jamais en Afrique
Why southern african rural communities say hunting will never end in Africa
Published on 21 September 2021

By Emmanuel Koro, Johannesburg, South Africa: If the controversy over international hunting was a third world war between Western animal rights groups and the African hunting communities – animal rights groups would lose it on the ground. Yes, at...

SCI Helvetia Chapter - Wildlife conservation success impossible in Africa without international hunting
Wildlife conservation success impossible in Africa without international hunting
Published on 10 August 2021

Why should African rural communities co-existing with wildlife and receiving zero benefits from it bother conserving wildlife that damages their crops, kills their livestock, loved ones and destroys their property?

Image par Dan Sudermann de Pixabay
Zambia on anti-trophy hunting imports dictatorship
Published on 23 June 2021

Zambia’s quiet diplomacy in its efforts to convince the Western countries and animal rights groups to stop their trophy hunting imports ban dictatorship over Africa seems to have ended. It broke the silence in May 2021. Last month, the director...

Image par Jerzy Górecki de Pixabay
Nature is under pressure, but not from hunting
Published on 23 February 2021

Article posted by FACE in Nature Conservation. Fact-checking the EU's State of Nature report.
Hunting is increasingly being referred to as a high-pressure driving species’ loss and habitat deterioration. This assumption...

SCI Helvetia Chapter - La chasse aux trophées est-elle un outil de conservation?
La chasse aux trophées
Published on 29 September 2020

Lorsque des critères stricts sont respectés, la chasse aux trophées a tout son rôle dans la conservation de la biodiversité.

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African Student says "Hunting will never end in Africa"

Botswana Community Can't Survive Without Hunting

South African Community rejects Western Animal Rights Groups

Zambia Says International Hunting Benefits Communities & Wildlife Conservation

International Hunting Supports Conservation In Tanzania

"Lift the Hunting Ban" Kenyans appeal to their Government (Part II)

"Lift the Hunting Ban" Kenyans appeal to their Government (part I)

Botswana's Pandamatenga Community Hunting Benefits

Hwange Community Benefits from Hunting

Why trophy hunting helps protect animals | The Economist

Real Conservation

Real conservation
Published on 11 May 2021
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The Response

The Response
Published on 9 September 2019
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SCI Helvetia Chapter - Jäger und Ziegen: Ungewöhnliche Zusammenarbeit zur Erhaltung des Birkwildes
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Jäger und Ziegen: Ungewöhnliche Zusammenarbeit zur Erhaltung des Birkwildes

Von Manue Piachaud, deutsche Bearbeitung durch Michael Schomberg
Für Schweizer Jäger 06|24

Published on 20 June 2024
SCI Helvetia Chapter - INVITATION SCI Helvetia Grand Weekend 2024
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INVITATION SCI Helvetia Grand Weekend 2024

We are pleased to inform you that the SCI Helvetia Chapter is organizing its annual grand weekend from the 16th to 17th of August 2024 in Gstaad, Switzerland. In order to promote our passion, we...

Published on 2 May 2024
SCI Helvetia Chapter - 20,000 elephants for Berlin!
International news
20,000 elephants for Berlin!

Botswana's president wants to send 20,000 elephants to Germany. Behind the joke lies anger at the image of Africa held by Western environmentalists.

Published on 4 April 2024
SCI Helvetia Chapter - News - Europeans Overwhelmingly Approve of International Hunting
International news
Europeans Overwhelmingly Approve of International Hunting

The original version is English.

Published on 26 January 2024

 

Safari n.
(Late 19th century, word Kiswahili, from Arabic safara, to travel)
An expedition to observe or hunt animals in their natural habitat, especially in East Africa.