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Illegal Sport Hunting in Russia: When It’s Misha the Bear, not Cecil the Lion

The rise of macho VIP poachers stymie wildlife protection laws in the country

The cases of illegal lion hunting in Zimbabwe and a recent United Nations resolution about wildlife poaching have captured the public’s attention in recent months. Yes, poaching of all forms of wildlife – from trophy species to marine life and butterflies –…
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by: Kathleen Braden – September 29, 2015

Religions Need Wilderness

Every faith in some way holds nature sacred – that is, as a place apart

When Congress passed the Wilderness Act, the importance of wilderness for spiritual value, while not explicitly stated, was implied through its definition of wilderness as an area with “outstanding opportunities for solitude.” In the years since, many scholars and activists have mined…
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by: Kathleen Braden – September 5, 2014

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