How does big game hunting in north America, Europe and Africa benefit nature and local communities?
Firstly, please note that this question is clearly not aimed at the anti-hunting, anti-gun lobby, so please don't answer with such comments. I am not a hunter myself but I am very interested in the history of hunting and the activity itself. I would be very grateful if anybody could tell me, in terms a layman could understand, how hunting is not purely a selfish pass-time but also benefits the natural environment and local communities? Thanks.
Asked By: Rover - 9/14/2008
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Wildlife management officials, unlike most other governmental agencies, usually do their jobs well. They use hunting licenses and limits on hunters to control and maintain healthy game populations and provide for other wild species as well. If allowed to over-populate, many grazing species will cause irreparable damage... More
Answered By: DJ - 9/14/2008
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Keeps small bushiness going with sales of goods , rooms etc ,
Answered By: Max Power - 9/14/2008
First of all Hunting is a great way to control animal population. With out it these animals would become overpopulated and die a slow and painful death of starvation and sickness... More
Answered By: C L - 9/14/2008
well, it puts food in there belly and fur on there back, and some tribes even build their homes with fur. people can turn the bones/horns/antlers into tools to make stuff with and maybe to sell... More
Answered By: pirate dog! matie! - 9/14/2008
Wildlife is a renewable resource, it keeps the Animals from becoming overpopulated resulting in Starvation, Disease.* Hunting preserves wildlife for future generations to enjoy, and provides healthy food for the Hunters and their Family, and Friends.* It also contributes to employment, and the economy.*
Answered By: email@example.com - 9/14/2008
Did you know that sportsmen, not mountain bikers, bird watchers or hikers, pay for conservation and endangered species protection? sportsmen pay 75 percent of the costs of state game agencies. taxes on hunting equipment- not hiking, skiing, or rock climbing gear- are taxed 10 percent for conservation. by paying Pittman... More
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