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Definition(s)

Depending on the point of view hunting can be 1) a necessary component of wildlife management, that maintains a population of healthy animals within an environment's ecological carrying capacity (i.e. hunting of animals that threaten the habitat or other animals) (Source: drafted); 2) the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals, regarded as a sport. (Source: GEMET/CED)] that has contributed to the endangerment and extinction of animals.

To harass, harm, pursue, hunt, shoot, wound, kill trap, capture, or collect an endangered animal, or to attempt to engage in any such conduct, as well as to interfere with vital breeding and behavioural activities of degrade critical habitat. (Source: AMM draft based on US ESA)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
trapping

In other languages

French
chasse
Russian
охота
Spanish
caza
Arabic
القنص

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with hunting

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Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Convention on Migratory Species
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
World Heritage Convention
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol