conservation

Why do you hunt?

There’s a growing gulf in the perception of different forms of hunting – but, Byron Pace warns, we can’t entirely discard ‘trophy hunting’ in favour of ‘meat hunting’ or conservation will suffer. I start this month’s article with a request.

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The Game Fair selects GWCT as its nominated charity

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has been chosen by The Game Fair as its official charity for 2019. A regular exhibitor at The Game Fair, the independent wildlife conservation charity has carried out scientific research into Britain’s game and

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In the firing line

Responding to the recent wave of negative press stories about hunting, Byron Pace says we need to be vigilant in ensuring good practice among our own

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Tahrmageddon

New Zealand has just come close to a cataclysmic mass cull of its tahr herd. Byron Pace uncovers how these plans came about and how they were stopped at the last minute

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Royal assent for hunting?

The benefits of hunting for conservation have met with acceptance from Prince William, according to the president of Botswana.

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Great British Shooting Awards: Shortlists revealed and voting begins

The shortlists are out for the Great British Shooting Awards, which aim to give recognition to the products, organisations and people that lead the way in the shooting industry.

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Honesty is the best policy

Are we guilty of emphasising the worst aspects of hunting in our quest to tell a good story? Byron Pace investigates

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No grouse shooting – but work goes on

The scale of conservation work going on across the UK’s uplands continues to be great, despite many shoots reducing or outright cancelling their grouse days this year.

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Elephant Bill

David Barrington Barnes recounts the life and antics of James Howard “Elephant Bill” Williams, a hunter and conservationist who worked with wildlife during times of war and peace

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The future of hunting

In an extract from his speech given at the DNA Film Festival, Byron Pace says we all need to try harder to defend and promote hunting

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