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    EUROPEAN UNION TROPHY IMPORT RULES CHANGED

    THESE RULE CHANGES AFFECT EU HUNTERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HUNTED, OR ARE PLANNING TO HUNT, ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: WHITE RHINO, LION, ELEPHANT, HIPPO, ARGALI SHEEP, POLAR BEAR. The European Union (EU) is making it more difficult to import hunting trophies of these six species into the EU.  The European Commission has finalized new importation ...

    Court Rules With SCI On EPA Proposed Lead Ammo Limitations

    The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) does not give the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) authority to regulate spent lead bullets and shot from hunters and sport-shooters. In 2012, 101 different organizations, led by the animal rights and anti-hunting group Center for ...

    Peruvian Congress Approves New Gun Bill

    In a landslide vote, the Peruvian Congress approved the new gun bill, which is landmark for grassroots organizations in the region, as it is the first time a firearms civil rights association has been able to completely revert a gun control situation in a country. J.Thomas Saldias, Regional Representative for SCI and Executive Director of ...

    Illinois Governor Vetoes Bobcat Hunting Bill

    On January 11, Illinois governor, Pat Quinn showed his true colors when it comes to conservation and vetoed the bobcat hunting bill. Safari Club International criticizes Governor Pat Quinn for vetoing House Bill 4226, a bill that would have allowed bobcat hunting in Illinois for the first time in 40 years. Governor Quinn's veto ignores ...

    Washington Report – Passing the "Cromnibus"

    Washington got back to work after the elections, or at least what passes for it in the nation's capital. The so-called "lame duck" session faced a hard deadline just to keep the government operating, but as usual, the spending deal didn't get cut until the 11th hour. Party tensions were thick, as the session represented ...

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    Weekly Update: Argali Sheep Population Abundant in Tajikistan

    In 2010, SCI Foundation partnered with the Tajikistan government to begin monitoring the Marco Polo argali (sheep) population in the Pamir Mountains.   Monitoring of argali over several years has provided ...

    Issue of the Week: Defining Natural Diversity

    "Natural diversity" is a common term used in science that generally refers to the variety of plants and animals found in a particular place or ecosystem. The term biodiversity is ...

    Weekly Update: News From The Zambia Lion Project

    With strong commitment to improve our ability to confidently age wild lions in field situations, SCI Foundation continued its support of the Zambia Lion Project (ZLP) for the fifth consecutive ...

    Issue of the Week:National Environmental Protection Act Asks Agencies to Consider the Effects of Climate Change

    This past December, the newest proposed draft of climate change guidance was issued by the Council on Environmental Quality to assess the effects of emissions created by development projects under ...

    Weekly Update: SCI Foundation partners with Moose Project in Wyoming

    In 2010, energy development by Plains Exploration and Production Company (PXP) in the Hoback Basin of Jackson, Wyoming motivated conservationists to provide baseline information regarding potential impacts of energy development ...

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    Top Ten Cape Buffalo

    Majestic, wise, unpredictable and quite possibly the most dangerous of the African Big Five. The southern Cape buffalo is a highly sought after trophy and is regularly at the top of a hunter’s bucket list. Here are the biggest and the best of the Dagga Boys in the SCI Record Book.   Tagged: African Big ...

    Mother-Daughter Mozambique Adventure

    In July of 2014, my daughter Jessica and I traveled to Mozambique. After arriving and clearing customs, we caught the bush plane to hunting camp in the Coutada 10 hunting area to hunt with Marromeu Safaris. My good friend James Reed introduced me to Anton Smit and Paul Ferreira of Marromeu while at the SCI ...

    Custom Firearms Gallery

    We have showcased a lot of custom and highly engraved firearms here. It dawns on us how appropriate that we call this a gallery, as these are truly works of art. Make no mistake, these may be dressed for the ball, but they are also capable of doing the job they were created for. Enjoy ...

    Responding to Anti-Hunters

    This February, Michael Sabbeth brings a new seminar to the 2015 SCI Convention. Attacks on hunters and hunting have been increasing and the intensity has escalated. Hunters are not only the targets of trolls and cyber bullies in the social media arena, but have published personal information on hunters while encouraging physical attacks on hunters ...

    The Third Tur – Hunting the Mid-Caucasian Tur

    We ascended the Caucasus first on horseback, then on foot, partly leading and partly pulling the horses up a steep, narrow trail. Cliffs rose dizzyingly above us, and I wondered exactly what I'd gotten myself into. My hunting partner, Adam Biondich of Wisconsin, had similar thoughts but I couldn't ask him; we launched from a ...


		
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