((patrick walker)) s-c-i president larry higgins... welcoming some of the 20- thousand expected hunters to the convention wednesday night. ((larry higgins/sci president: "everything that we will do in the next 4 days supports the missions of safari club, conserving our wildlife and protecting our freedom to hunt.")) ((patrick walker)) s-c-i says conservation is a major part of their mission. their website says 70 percent of the money raised here... goes toward conservation efforts by the group worldwide... something s-c-i member bill racine says he is proud of. ((bill racine/sci lifetime member: "sci does a lot of conservation stuff, they help people over in africa, their hunts help the native people over there.")) ((patrick walker)) the humane society international disagrees... citing a 2012 study by eco resources at large. it concluded only 3 percent of money spent on trophy hunts make ((masha kalinina/humane society international: "the funds that are raised from trophy hunting are not actually making it to the conservation efforts."
((larry higgins/sci president:
Fetching more results