More than 50 million foreign tourists visited Africa last year. A handful of them were wealthy trophy hunters. They generate big money for specialized tour operators, but local communities do not stand to benefit.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how an NGO is trying to ensure dolphin tourism in Zanzibar is sustainable, saving South Africa's vultures and 'off the grid' eco-friendlier homes in Nigeria.
Idaho and Wyoming had been to due to start the first grizzly hunting season since 1975. The judge now has to decide if the government was wrong when it lifted the grizzly's protected status.
When the US announced plans this week to allow the import of elephant trophies, global outrage echoed loud, and President Donald Trump soon put the decision 'on hold'. But are there arguments for controlled slaughter?
US President Donald Trump has reinstated a ban on trophy hunting amid a public uproar. However, the federal agency responsible for the ban still has on its website that it will issue permits for trophy hunting.
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