The current fox hunting law in Scotland is full of loopholes that mean fox hunting continues to take place under the guise of pest control despite it being banned under the Protection of Wild Mammals Act. That’s why we were pleased to see the Scottish Government commit to strengthening the Act last month. A public consultation will now take place, and we hope it will take us one step closer to banning this inhumane practice for once and for all. Read our full response to the Scottish Government’s commitment here.
CHARITABLE CAUSES OAK AND FURROWS WILDLIFE RESCUE CENTRE Charity Gala Dinner and Auction, 4th March 2017 – MORE INFO If you have a fondness or a passion for wildlife, or simply vague feelings of guilt about the plight of our many UK species of wild fauna, please consider helping with a donation to Oak and […]
The HSUS joined several national and local conservation groups this week to challenge an attempt by trophy hunting interests to reopen some of the cruelest hunting practices on federal lands in Alaska. Photo by Alamy http://blog.humanesociety.org/wayne/2017/02/time-end-era-aerial-gunning-wolves.html Time to end the era of aerial gunning of wolves by Wayne Pacelle February 9, 2017 One of the […]
https://news.mongabay.com/2017/02/trophy-hunters-overstate-contribution-of-big-game-hunting-to-african-economies-report/ A new report released by the Humane Society International (HSI) finds that trophy hunters are “grossly” overstating the economic benefits of big game hunting in Africa. HSI timed the release of the report to coincide with the start of Safari Club International’s (SCI) annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 1. US-based SCI, […]