Artenschutz mit dem Gewehr – Chancen und Risiken der Trophäenjagd (in German)
The hate-commentators in the net agree: Trophy hunting is reprehensible, immoral and absolutely unnecessary. But is it really that easy? There are hunting projects that guarantee endangered species survival, like in Sango in southeast of Zimbabwe. Habitat and wildlife protection in Sango is funded to 60 percent by trophy hunting income. The model is successful, and Sango needed to cull or translocate elephants. Rifa, on the Zambezi River, has vacant land for the elephant resettlement. planet e. accompanies the operation and investigates the conservation benefits of trophy hunting in Africa.
Video link: Artenschutz mit dem Gewehr – Chancen und Risiken der Trophäenjagd (in German)
Producer: Sandra Theiß (ZDF)
Duration: 28 mins