Bundestag committee debates wolves’ protected status in Germany

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In the years since wolves returned to Germany, they’ve multiplied quickly — bringing headaches for farmers. MPs and experts agree that more should be done to protect livestock, but they’re split on the issue of hunting.

In an effort to ease tensions between conservationists and livestock farmers, the German parliament’s Environment Committee debated the issue of rising wolf populations on Wednesday.

Four parties have submitted proposals on the issue, all of them calling for better protections for livestock and farmers, but they parted ways in how to best achieve that goal.<<<Read More>>>