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Banning Trophy Hunting Would Harm Conservation

By ELLANIE SMIT While international organizations and activists are calling for a total ban of all trophy hunting the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, said that would have a devastating impact on the Namibian economy. “Banning trophy hunting will be the end of conservation in Namibia,” Shifeta said. Shifeta yesterday stressed the important [...]

By |August 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

DSC Calls for Lifting of Air Freight Bans on Hunted Trophies

DALLAS (Aug. 4, 2015) − In the increasingly lucrative illicit global market for poached animal products, it is understandable that an airline/freight carrier does not want to be caught transporting illegal goods. However, this week, Delta, American, and United airlines all declared an immediate and unconditional ban on transporting any trophy parts from five African [...]

By |August 4th, 2015|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release|1 Comment

DSC Welcomes Airline’s Reversal on Trophy Transport

DALLAS – South African Airways (SAA) has reversed an embargo prohibiting transport of rhino, elephant, lion and tiger trophies on the carrier’s services worldwide. 
The Professional Hunters Association of South Africa (PHASA) was a leader in the negotiations, and DSC is applauding the organization’s success. DSC and PHASA work together under their Preferred Partners in [...]

By |July 22nd, 2015|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release|0 Comments