Romania bans trophy hunting of brown bears, wolves, lynx and wild cats

“Romania has banned all trophy hunting of brown bears, wolves, lynx and wild cats in a surprise decision that gives Europe‚Äôs largest population of large carnivores a reprieve from its most severe and immediate threat.”<<<Read More>>>

Copa-Cogeca resigns from EU platform warning Commission ignoring farmers concerns on attacks on livestock farms by large carnivores like wolves

Press Release from Copa – Cogeca: Copa-Cogeca resigned today from the EU platform set up to find solutions to conflicts arising from large carnivores attacks (wolves, brown bear, Eurasian lynx, wolverine) on livestock farms, warning farmers concerns are being ignored and livelihoods put at risk. In Europe the number of bears now totals 17, 000, […]

Large Carnivores and Human Conflict

Valerius Geist, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science, Faculty of Environmental Design, The University of Calgary. From the many topics one can discuss about the conflicts of humans with large carnivores, I shall briefly deal with three, beginning with the basic human anti-predator adaptations. The following is based on zoology, not on anthropology as these topics […]