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Terminating the hunting of captive-bred lions (Pan…

05-12-2016 General News Flashes

Terminating the hunting of captive-bred lions (Panthera leo) and other predators and captive breeding for commercial, non-conservation purposes - Issued by...

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PROFESSIONAL HUNTERS ON KEY INFLUENCES, HIGHLIGHTS…

05-12-2016 PHASA Press Release

For immediate release2 December 2016 PROFESSIONAL HUNTERS ON KEY INFLUENCES, HIGHLIGHTS AND RESOLUTIONS At the 39th Convention and Annual General Meeting of...

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US Fish & Wildlife Decides on Lion from South …

04-11-2016 PHASA Press Release

November 2016 - Barbara Crown, Editor-in-Chief and PublisherLiterally as we were going to print with this issue on Thursday, October...

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Africa: First Elephant Import Permits Granted by U…

04-11-2016 General News Flashes

November 2016 - Barbara Crown, Editor-in-Chief, and Justin Jones, Assistant Editor We recently received the much anticipated news that the US...

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TBCSA COMMITTED TO CONTINUED DIALOGUE WITH GOVERNM…

14-10-2016 General News Flashes

13 October 2016 - PRESS STATEMENTPretoria: The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (“TBCSA”) welcomes the positive response it has...

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Die jagsektor dra by tot die ekonomie

07-10-2016 General News Flashes

04-10-2016 Die jagsektor dra by tot die ekonomie Die verantwoordelike manier van jag is ‘n wettige aktiwiteit wat ‘n inherente deel van...

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The role that legal and responsible trophy hunting…

07-10-2016 General News Flashes

In an interview with Clementine Logan from CCTV Africa on 2 October 2016, Tharia Unwin, chief executive officer of the...

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Addressing the concept of sustainable use

07-10-2016 General News Flashes

In an interview with Rene Vest from SABC Newsroom on 30 September 2016, Stan Burger, President of the Professional Hunters’...

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Legal and responsible hunting contributes to conse…

07-10-2016 General News Flashes

Legal and responsible hunting contributes to conservation, food security and socio-economic development in numerous ways. In this sound clip, provided...

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Combined hunting sector presents value of hunting …

03-10-2016 PHASA Press Release

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE BY HUNTING ORGANISATIONS DURING CITES COP17 3 October 2016 ______________________________________________________________________________ Combined hunting sector presents value of hunting on socio-economic...

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Ex secretary-general of CITES calls for conservati…

29-09-2016 General News Flashes

Ex secretary-general of CITES calls for conservationists to support sustainable use of wildlife Posted on 14 September, 2016 by Africa Geographic...

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PHASA Praises Ripcord’s Rapid Response, Profession…

02-09-2016 General News Flashes

PHASA Praises Ripcord’s Rapid Response, Professionalism and Efficiency  From PHASA Newsletter August 19, 2016  NO ONE GETS SICK ON HOLIDAY When you...

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Travel insurance on steroids

02-09-2016 General News Flashes

Travel insurance on steroids’ Ripcord Rescue Travel InsuranceTM was highlighted as “the best travel insurance” this week on ABC News Bay...

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National Public Transport Regulator Announcement -…

05-08-2016 General News Flashes

National Public Transport Regulator Announcement - tourism industry Courtesy of SATSA SATSA has been at the forefront of communications with the...

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Appointment of Francisco “Fresh” Mija as strategic…

05-08-2016 PHASA Press Release

PHASA is pleased to announce the appointment of Francisco “Fresh” Mija as strategic advisor and Transformation Champion in the professional...

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Former Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni Elected …

05-08-2016 General News Flashes

Former Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni Elected Chairman of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa Pretoria. The Tourism Business Council of...

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ROGUE LION BREEDERS TARNISHING SOUTH AFRICA’S WILD…

19-07-2016 PHASA Press Release

ROGUE LION BREEDERS TARNISHING SOUTH AFRICA’S WILDLIFE IMAGE, SAYS PHASA Pretoria, 17 July 2016 – The Professional Hunters’ Association of...

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    Formally introduced in 2015 as an official member of the IUCN, the United Nations' International Union for the Conservation of Nature, DSC is increasingly recognized as an international leader in conservation. DSC's mission is conserving wildlife and wilderness lands, educating youth and the general public, and promoting and protecting the rights and interests of hunters worldwide.

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    Umdende Hunting Safaris is based in Zululand (KwaZulu-Natal) and operates throughout South Africa. We aim to leave our guests with memories of a lifetime and an appreciation of the wild, with the utmost client service excellence! Umdende Hunting Safaris is managed by local outfitter and professional hunter Clayton Comins, whose family has been involved in the hunting and bird-hunting industry for over 38 years.

    At Umdende Hunting Safaris, you will experience the hunting safari of a lifetime and we look forward to sharing these hunting experiences with you. — Clayton Comins (owner and outfitter) and family: Debbie, Liam and Camilla

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    African San Taxidermy Studio is a premier taxidermy situated in central South Africa.  Our well-trained staff members provide an exceptional level of taxidermy to all clients, while ensuring that all paperwork is completed correctly for seamless export. We endeavour to deliver the dream every time, and within an acceptable timeframe, thereby  enabling you to celebrate your memories of the perfect hunt forever. You started the journey, let us complete it!!!
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    Safari Club International – First For Hunters is the leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and in promoting wildlife conservation worldwide. SCI’s proactive leadership in a host of cooperative wildlife conservation, outdoor education and humanitarian programs, along with the SCI Foundation and other conservation groups, research institutions and government agencies, empowers sportsmen to be contributing community members and participants in sound wildlife management and conservation.

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    Stan and Jacqueline Burger run a personalized safari company in Southern Africa for more than 25 years. Conservationists at heart, they designated many years to transform rundown cattle ranches in rural Africa and gave it back to the wildlife it belonged to. Iwamanzi is a breathtaking reserve with the Selons river running through, 20 dams with trout, bass and tilapia, prolific birdlife, over 40 species of mammals from buffalo and giraffe, to the elusive kudu and majestic rhino. Stan is a legendary hunter, driven by the passion for this profession and trying to secure a future for the generations to come as President of the Professional Hunters Association of South Africa.
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    With over 55 years of combined experience we at Maartens Safaris are proud of our reputation of professionalism and ethics. This longevity within the Safari industry enables us to provide our clients with tailor-made Safaris on some of the best concessions throughout Southern Africa and Tanzania. We have guided many clients on Hunting and Photographic Safaris and strive to provide the highest standards of service and accommodation ensuring that we fulfil your vision of the perfect adventure.

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A Conservationist’s Cry

produced under the auspices of the Professional Hunters’ Association of SA’s Conservation & Empowerment Fund for distribution at CITES CoP17

Our heartfelt thanks to the following sponsors, whose generous contributions were indispensable for the production of this video:

African Professional Hunters Association (APHA)
Life-Form Taxidermy
Harris Junell
John Sharp
Mazunga Safaris
Pete Fick
PHASA Conservation & Empowerment Fund
Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance – powered by Redpoint Resolutions
Robin Hurt Safari Company (Pty) Ltd
Safari Club International
Safari Club International Foundation
Steve Chancellor & The Chancellor Wildlife Foundation
Warren Sackman III
Wild Sheep Foundation

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A Conservationist's Cry