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  1. Off the wire

    Outdoors headlines from across the country

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2009
  2. United we fish!

    Robert Montgomery

    Anglers protest fishery closures prompted by revision of MSCCA

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2009
  3. Pork chopper

    Sam Eifling

    Marlins pitcher Logan Kensing faces criticism for shooting feral pigs from a helicopter

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2008
  4. 38 scientists sign on letter to protest interpretation of Endange...

    John Flesher

    38 scientists sign to protest interpretation of Endangered Species Act

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2007
  5. British lawmakers join protest over use of bear pelts in soldiers...

    British lawmakers join protest over use of bear pelts in soldiers' ceremonial hats

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2007
  6. Europe lawmakers: Ban Canada seal products

    European Parliament members issued a declaration Wednesday demanding the European Union ban the import of seal products to protest Canada's seal hunt. A written declaration signed by 368 lawmakers aims to shut the European market to seal hides and fur

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2006
  7. Russian boat fires on Japanese fishing vessel

    Hiroko Tabuchi

    A Russian patrol boat opened fire on a Japanese vessel in disputed waters Wednesday, killing a fisherman and prompting a strong protest from Tokyo. Moscow urged Japanese boats to stay out of its waters, the Japanese government said.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2006
  8. Foes of Alaska wolf hunts end protests

    Mary Pemberton

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The howling has stopped. An animal-rights group is dropping the "howl-ins" it conducted as part of a nationwide campaign to stop the killing of wolves in Alaska, but members will continue their call for a tourism boycott of the st

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  9. Wild protests against wildfire policy


    This year's fires, in addition to threatening lives and destroying homes, have devastated 6 million acres worth of forest. That is something on the order of New Hampshire going up in smoke

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  10. Last leg of Canadian seal hunt begins

    ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland — The last leg of Canada's contentious seal hunt began Friday with little protest on the ice floes off northwestern Newfoundland.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  11. Hunters and war

    James A. Swan, Ph.D.

    In the last several weeks, anti-gun and anti-hunting bills and lawsuits have been popping up around the country like mushrooms after a warm, spring rain. It's an anti-war protest.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  12. Biker's kin gives up mountain lion suit

    The parents of a mountain biker killed by a cougar last year in Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park said they will drop a wrongful-death lawsuit against Orange County because of protests from cyclists.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  13. French farmers protest plan to release bears

    About 5,000 French farmers rang cowbells and set off firecrackers Saturday in the Pyrenees Mountains Saturday as they protested a plan to repopulate the bears in their region.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2006
  14. N.J. bear hunt begins despite protests

    John Curran

    VERNON, N.J. — As opponents turned out to denounce them, hunters killed more than 50 bears Monday at the start of a state-authorized hunt aimed at thinning New Jersey's burgeoning bear population.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2005
  15. PETA suspends controversial exhibit

    Dionne Walker

    RICHMOND — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals — known as much for staging shocking protests as for championing animal rights — is reconsidering a campaign comparing slavery to animal abuse after complaints from civil rights groups

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2005
  16. The anatomy of a lost cause


    The animal rights extremist group known as the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) declared war on America's anglers when it launched an anti-fishing crusade in 1997

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2003