Conservation

Lead-shot ban: The impact on rifle shooting

The lead-shot debate will soon impact rifle ammo – Byron Pace suggests informed research to get ahead of the game. Without question, the most hotly debated topic in the last couple of weeks has been the use of lead ammunition in the

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How to complete your late roe doe season cull

The roe doe season finishes at the end of March for rifle hunters and gamekeepers, and the sooner you can get your cull done, the better. Here’s how to do it… Get to know your deer and plan carefully (Credit:

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Conservation: Facing the future

From the heart of Africa, Byron Pace catches up on the most recent news for wildlife and what that means for the future Never did I think I would find Johannesburg a tranquil place. If it wasn’t for seeing my

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Having a positive environmental impact

Giving some thought to where you take the 4×4 is just one way you can reduce your footprint Shooters pride themselves as being custodians of the environment, and that means a lot more than just shooting the right animals, says

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Lions of America

Ahead of a trip Stateside, Byron Pace investigates the status of the cougar – or mountain lion – which has been brought back from the brink of extinction

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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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International velvet

Examining the NZ stag velvet industry, Byron Pace says we should think more carefully about the origins of animal products and whether they are held to the same welfare standards

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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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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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