Day: November 24, 2019

Killing Animals to Save Them? Hunting as Conservation

A hunter fires his shotgun at ducks during a hunt along the Pend Oreille River near Sandpoint, Idaho, in 2011. (Matt Mills McKnight /Reuters) Sportsmen have incentives to do the hard work of protecting endangered species and their habitats.Environmentalists, mainly of the weekend-hiker variety, assume that the only way to save declining species is to…