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Welcome to Conservation Matters with Shane Mahoney. Listen to Shane's speeches given around the world on scientific issues and challenges impacting global conservation in the 21st Century. Conservation, after all, is everyone's business. One Natural World. One Humanity. One Chance. Conservation Matters.

Welcome to Conservation Matters with Shane Mahoney. Listen to Shane's speeches given around the world on scientific issues and challenges impacting global conservation in the 21st Century. Conservation, after all, is everyone's business. One Natural World. One Humanity. One Chance. Conservation Matters.
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Welcome to Conservation Matters with Shane Mahoney. Listen to Shane's speeches given around the world on scientific issues and challenges impacting global conservation in the 21st Century. Conservation, after all, is everyone's business. One Natural World. One Humanity. One Chance. Conservation Matters.

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English


Episodes

Cecil, Trophy Hunting, & Other Words that Matter

11/30/2017
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Decisions by United States Fish and Wildlife Service to all importation of hunting trophies are not frivolous. Scientific evidence shows that hunting can help conserve wildlife. Has "trophy" become a lethal adjective for hunting, despite conservation science?

Duration:00:08:12

Philanthropy and America's Conservation Legacy

10/25/2017
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Please join Shane as he addresses the crowd gathered to celebrate the historical grand opening of Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium.

Duration:00:14:39

The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation & The Path Ahead

9/26/2017
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Join Shane as he speaks to the Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation's Youth Group and conservation leaders of tomorrow about the incredible and historical achievement that is the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. This is a call to action, relevant not just for our youth, but for all citizens.

Duration:00:16:07

Walk in the Footsteps of Theodore Roosevelt - From DSC National Convention

8/21/2017
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Listen to Shane Mahoney, CEO of Conservation Visions, speak of how the events of the past (Cecil, the Lion and others) have been the spark - not the fuel - of making change - and how the time is NOW to act in the field of conservation. Shane is speaking at the 2017 Dallas Safari Club annual convention, and asks attendees to walk in the footsteps of Theodore Roosevelt. Be bold. Be decisive. Be generous. Learn more about Conservation Visions at http://conservationvisions.com. Follow us at...

Duration:00:22:05

The Wild Harvest Initiative® Explained by Shane Mahoney

8/3/2017
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Do you ever think about where your food comes from? How it was procured? Hunters and anglers know EXACTLY where their food comes from - while not everyone personally chooses to hunt or fish, we can agree that these activities do procure a significant amount of healthy, organic rich food by humans. And not just the people who got the food to begin with - neighbors, friends and even shelters benefit from this protein source. What would it cost to replace that protein source? What it is worth...

Duration:00:06:53

The Guns of Conservation

7/20/2017
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Public ownership of firearms was instrumental to the birth of the conservation movement in North America and still contributes to its continued success. This audio was made into a short video found on Boone & Crockett Club's YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQW8SILL6Mg Learn more about Conservation Visions and Shane Mahoney at http://conservationvisions.com Follow us at http://facebook.com/conservationvisions and http://facebook.com/shanemahoneyconservationist and...

Duration:00:08:35

Pollinators are in Peril and How Hunters are Helping

6/29/2017
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Pollinator habitat is in peril and should be of utmost important to us. Pollinators are an integral part of our environment and they are sending a clear signal that all is not right in the world. As an example, populations of Monarch butterflies have decreased by 90%. We rely on pollination to help produce one in every three bites of food we consume. Organizations such as Pheasants Forever are helping to restore pollinator habitat. Pollinator habitat is created in the same wild areas our...

Duration:00:08:35

Conservation is the Most Complicated Business in the World

6/14/2017
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Listen to Shane's speech at Vancouver Island University this past spring, 2017, as he discusses the complicated business of conservation. Shane shares the constant effort to do the right things for humanity and to do the right things for our wild creatures. Sometimes it gets better - sometimes its gets worse. Even though Shane tells students they will never solve this problem - it is still very much worthwhile to pursue. Learn more Conservation Visions at http://conservationvisions.com and...

Duration:00:44:37

Conservation in today's modern world - from GOABC Convention, 2017

6/1/2017
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We sometimes believe we will never be surprised anymore. But then, in one of the great cities of the world, in one of the great zoos of the world...people jump over a barrier, shoot a rhino for his horn and then make their getaway. Sounds like fiction? But it is fact. And it is taking place in the same world where there is a rising empathy for animals as well as rising tension for hunting and the sustainable use of wildlife. Listen to Shane's passionate speech from the GOABC Convention,...

Duration:00:44:46

Relevance - from Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation National Convention

5/18/2017
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Shane Mahoney, CEO of Conservation Visions, speaks at the 2017 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation National Convention. Learn more about Shane at http://conservationvisions.com Follow Shane on Facebook at http://facebook.com/shanemahoneyconservationist and on Instagram http://instagram.com/conservation_visions "There can be no doubt, that we live in a constantly changing world now. A world that seems to bring unending challenge to things that we hold dear and to the values that we cherish. The...

Duration:00:36:52

Critical Conservation Challenges - with Shane Mahoney

5/4/2017
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Shane Mahoney, CEO of Conservation Visions, speaks in front of a group in Missouri about the critical conservation challenges we face. He discusses the rising empathy for wildlife, how conservation groups need to respond, and how we all need to realize this is more complex than simply trying to label it coming from one particular outlier group. Conservation is a global effort and Shane stresses we all need to find ways to speak about conservation issues on levels everyone can understand....

Duration:00:20:52

Rhino Horn: Should We Trade to Save?

4/20/2017
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Shane Mahoney, CEO of Conservation Visions, argues that allowing legal trade of rhino horn could, possibly, save the species. What do you think? Listen to this brief explanation and find us at http://facebook.com/conservationvisions or http://instagram.com/conservation_visions

Duration:00:09:49

Why Did our Wildlife Disappear? What Will You Do To Help?

4/6/2017
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Did you know many of our current, well-known big game species were almost decimated many years ago? Shane Mahoney, CEO of Conservation Visions discusses how taking as many wildlife as possible to benefit life and profit held no moral obligation. For example, the bison, at 30-40 million, were almost brought to their extinction. Although we were able to save some species during this period, many were not that lucky. Today, the same is happening to our Rhino population due to poaching, even...

Duration:00:34:43

Hunters and Poachers are Not Brothers - by Shane Mahoney

3/23/2017
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Poaching is often defined as unlawful hunting, almost as a subset of hunting, which it is not. Poaching is the illegal taking of wildlife. Poachers are not hunters - they are thieves. But often today, poaching and hunting are being confused in the public mind. Poachers act in complete disregard for conservation practices - and thusly, erroad the public trust in hunting altogether. Shane Mahoney, CEO of Conservation Visions, explains more in this brief podcast. Learn more about Shane, his...

Duration:00:06:21

The Wild Harvest Initiative Explained by Shane Mahoney

3/8/2017
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The model of conservation has been around for 120 years – but yet as hunters and anglers we have never explained our activities in the form of harvested food. There are approximately 35-40 million people in U.S. and Canada who fish or hunt, and records are kept of the many state natural resource associations of harvest. We know those 35-40 million people are harvesting a remarkable amount of food - in the billions of pounds. In addition to all the economic impacts hunting has, how are we...

Duration:00:31:33

High Lonesome Institute with Shane Mahoney

2/23/2017
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The High Lonesome Institute (HLI) is a non-profit entity, established by The High Lonesome Ranch, to lead and coordinate applied scientific research, ecological monitoring, and conservation at the Ranch. It functions within HLR’s landscape-scale laboratory as an applied and practical research center and conservation forum. The Institute is led by Executive Director, Shane Mahoney, and staffed by graduate students from leading affiliated universities who conduct world-class research on...

Duration:00:06:31

Shane Mahoney Keynote at POMA Annual Conference 2016

2/9/2017
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Shane Mahoney speaks to a group of outdoor writers at the annual Professional Outdoor Media Association in Kalispell, MT in June, 2016. Forgive the first few minutes of audio, it improves greatly around minute 5. Mahoney is passionate in his presentation of why the world needs outdoor writers in this day - because we need to remember things as they were, we need to be inspired, and we need your messages of stewardship. He also discusses the need of presenting a modern world view to the...

Duration:01:05:17

The Future of Seal Hunting with Shane Mahoney

1/26/2017
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Shane Mahoney was interviewed by a Canadian radio show on the future of seal hunting in Canada - and how that affects the world. Shane discusses the IUCN and his role in that worldwide organization and then moves into the impact of seal hunting on economy and conservation. Learn more about Shane and Conservation Visions at http://conservationvisions.com Follow Shane on Facebook at http://Facebook.com/ShaneMahoneyConservationist and on Instagram at http://instagram.com/conservation_visions

Duration:00:30:41

Where Does Hunting Fit in the Modern World? With Shane Mahoney

1/12/2017
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Where in the modern world does hunting fit? The answers ask us to dive into social and economic realities. Shane Mahoney discusses today's modern hunting - from the effects of trophy hunting and poaching to simply hunting for food. Learn more at http://conservationvisions.com

Duration:00:08:47

Cats Versus Birds - Who Wins and Who Loses? With Shane Mahoney

12/27/2016
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Do the rights of one cat trump the fate of an entire bird population? There is no clever riddle to work out - although each of you listening to this podcast will have strong convictions one way or the other. Listen to Shane Mahoney as he discusses this very real problem in less than five minutes. Learn more at http://conservationvisions.com

Duration:00:04:58