Common Sense in Conservation (3)
The A/R’s wildlife management philosophy, worldwide, is anti-market-hunting.
This is a wildlife culture that evolved in the United States hand-in-hand with the idea that it is immoral to ‘make money’ out of wild animals.
The Americans took this concept one step further by making it illegal (in the United States) to ‘make money out of wild animals’.
This puts both the American administration and A/Rs – in concert – in direct conflict with the South African wildlife culture which is entirely commercial in nature.
If you wish to gain an understanding of the animal rights doctrine and how and why it adversely affects the natural Who are these animal rightists? How do they really fit into the bigger conservation picture – if at all?