Heal Our Planet Earth
Anti Trophy Hunting
Anti Trophy Hunting
Grizzly bear presentation draws heated debated from hunters

The Citizen, Cowichan Valley, BC        

by Gerry Giroux


Anthony Marr got more than he bargained for when he came to town (Duncan) Wednesday night…


Marr presented a video and slideshow on poaching of endangered animals around the world… filled with staggering facts and statistics about the decline of many of the species especially the tiger…


He tied the grizzly bear situation in with the plight of the tiger. Marr showed reports saying wild tigers will be extinct by 2005 due to poaching, habitat loss and other cause.


If a ban was put on hunting them when their numbers were roughly the same as those of the grizzly today, maybe the tiger would stand a better chance of survival…


The hunters in the audience didn’t like this one bit. Ray Demarchi voiced the loudest opposition. Demarchi is the retired chief of wildlife conservation for the BC government and one of the authors of the provincial grizzly bear conservation strategy that Marr was citing as allowing an excessive hunt of grizzlies…

Return to Anti Trophy Hunting

Home Page


What's New

Preserving Earth's Biodiversity




Terminate the Canadian Seal Massacre

Compassion for Animals Road Expeditions (CARE)

Deep-Rural-India Expeditions

Educational Outreach

Undercover Operations

Media Events

International Conferences

Omniscientific Cosmology and Integrative Transcendence

About Anthony Marr



Contact Us and Donate

Your Comments and Inquiries are Welcome


This site is hosted and maintained by
The Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman Family Foundation.