Tag: wolves

EU launches platform on coexistence between people and large carnivores

| June 15, 2014 | Reply

A new initiative by the European Union and several conservation NGOs including the World Wildlife Fund and the Large Carnivore Initiative for Europe (LCIE) have agreed to join the new EU platform “Coexistence between People and Large Carnivores”. The 4 species involved (Wolf, Eurasian Lynx, Wolverine and Brown Bear) have all increased at least in […]

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Slovakia bans Wolf hunting on the Slovak side of the Eastern Carpathians

| January 6, 2014 | Reply

Although wolves (and other predators) are recovering in some parts of Europe (e.g. Germany) they are still far from reaching ecologically significant population levels in many parts of Europe. Hunting of wolves in areas with small or declining populations should be avoided because this can seriously impact recovery. Wolves already suffer many other human caused […]

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Top predators making a comeback in Europe

| December 24, 2013 | Reply

Across Europe predators have been (and sadly sometimes still are) heavily persecuted. But thanks to legal protection and conservation efforts many are making a comeback and their numbers are increasing. A new report by the Zoological Society of London, BirdLife International and the European Bird Census Council (EBCC) for the Rewilding Initiative lists many species […]

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Wolf and other wild canid ecology and conservation news June 2013

| June 30, 2013 | Reply

Summary of important news about the ecology and conservation of wolves and other wild canid species in June 2013: General: Going to the Dogs: 8 Endangered Canids A list and description of 8 endangered canid species around the world. Wolf: Study: Wyoming wolves getting bad rap for elk decline. New study about the effects of […]

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