Germany wants looser rules on shooting wolves

World / Science & Health Jan 4, 2019

Germany wants looser rules on shooting wolves

Germany's agriculture minister wants to loosen restrictions on shooting wolves to reduce a growing population that threatens sheep and goats. Wolves disappeared from Germany a century ago after many were killed, in part because they are symbols of cunning and wickedness in German folklore but ...

Ishikawa huntress group takes aim at traditional stereotypes

National Aug 19, 2016

Ishikawa huntress group takes aim at traditional stereotypes

Women from Ishikawa Prefecture have launched a hunting group, with the aim of enjoying the activity while preserving the environment. Karijo no Kai (Group of Hunter Girls) is a female-only hunters club established in March. The group is now preparing for its first trip to ...