bushmeat

Green
Bushmeat hunting threatens hundreds of mammal species with extinction and millions of people with food insecurity.
Science
I think we need to change the phrase "breed like rabbits" to "breed like humans," as no other species on this planet even comes close to the human reproduction rate. As our population grows, available land shrinks and more and more people are forced to live in crowded, urbanized environments, a situation ripe for the easy spread and emergence of infectious agents.
Environment
Let's go back to Hwange National Park, the scene of Cecil's demise. The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, responsible for managing this park, derived most of its income for wildlife conservation across the country from trophy hunting. Let us mourn Cecil, but be careful what we wish for.
Environment
Nat Geo WILD's second annual "Wild To Inspire" short film competition is underway. The Huffington Post is featuring each
Environment
Although it's too late to prevent the current epidemic in West Africa, perhaps we can prevent another one if we take a moment to look at how Ebola and many other infectious diseases arrive on our doorstep in the first place: through the trade in animals.
Environment
Since the term bushmeat was coined over 20 years ago, there has been growing concern that hunting wildlife for food in the tropics risks the loss of all large-bodied animals in the world's remaining tropical forests.
Environment
Hunted and protected Ending bushmeat hunting requires several tactics. Increasing fines and enforcement could help, as would
Environment
"Because chimps are our closest relatives in the animal kingdom, they are susceptible to catching diseases from us. We had
Environment
Rachel Nuwer reported last year for The New York Times that bushmeat markets are common in many regions of Africa. Researchers
Environment
Pavlin said he was not surprised by the results of the Smith study. "My research has shown that there are myriad species
Environment
Visiting orangutans in the wilds tops my bucket list and it is clear I am running out of time. Nearly 700 orangutans were just slaughtered by local villagers in Kalimantan, the Indonesian portion of Borneo.
Business
Primate parts smuggled inside cases of fish. Suitcases stuffed with dried duiker antelope that's later sold door to door. These are the hallmarks of the unregulated, underground bushmeat trade in America.