Officials seek a criminal probe after photos of 540 deer and boar corpses are shared on social media.
Dec. 24, 2020 • ~1 min
New research is challenging the hypothesis that men did the hunting in prehistoric societies.
Nov. 4, 2020 • ~5 min
For the first time in the US, a ballot measure will ask voters whether to restore wolves to a place where they've been eradicated. Coloradans have strong views on both sides.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~11 min
President Emmanuel Macron orders an end to the much-criticised method for catching songbirds.
Aug. 27, 2020 • ~3 min
Can Asia end its uncontrolled consumption of wildlife? Here's how North America did it a century ago
In the 1800s, Americans hunted many wild species near or into extinction. Then in the early 1900s, the US shifted from uncontrolled consumption of wildlife to conservation. Could Asia follow suit?
June 17, 2020 • ~9 min
Frogs are harvested as food by the millions every year. A new study shows that uncontrolled frog hunting could drive some populations to extinction by midcentury.
June 12, 2020 • ~8 min
Before fur traders decimated sea otters, ancestors of at least one Alaskan indigenous group hunted them for their pelts, not food, researchers say.
June 3, 2020 • ~9 min
Images from camera traps show West African lions venturing out of protected areas and closer to humans. Researchers have an idea why.
April 2, 2020 • ~7 min
Illegal wildlife trafficking and the demand for animal parts rose in the United States between 1979 and 2014, researchers find.
March 3, 2020 • ~5 min