Disputed wolf hunt in Norway was legal, court rules

The Oslo District Court ruled on Friday that wolf hunting licences granted last winter were legal in a decision that dealt a blow to the World Wide Fund for Nature’s efforts to protect the endangered species.<<<Read More>>>

Norway’s Proposed Wolf Hunt

Norway’s environmental minister Vidar Helgesen has just approved the biggest wolf hunt in Norway for a hundred years. Only 52-56 wolves live in Norway, but the minister wants 42 of them to be shot this winter, among them two important family packs in Osdalen and Julussa, near the border to Sweden. This is the second […]

Money for wolf issues

The Government will grant approximately NOK 27 million to municipalities within the designated wolf zones, to further the tagging of wolves and towards strengthening the Norwegian Nature Inspectorate’s efforts to combat conflict. – The purpose behind these actions is to reduce conflicts concerning wolves. This is especially important for people living within wolf territories and […]

Norway’s wolves are being hunted; its reindeer are going mad

Wolf Education International (WEI) statement about the controversies of the existence of wolves: Wolves are the fulcrum of endless political and cultural disputes that are especially present in 21st century globalization, pitting large groups against each other. Wolf advocates accuse wolf protesters of wanting to kill every wolf. Conversely, wolf protesters accuse wolf advocates of […]

Anger And Protest Over Wolf Culling in Norway

Wolf Education International (WEI) statement about the controversies of the existence of wolves: Wolves are the fulcrum of endless political and cultural disputes that are especially present in 21st century globalization, pitting large groups against each other. Wolf advocates accuse wolf protesters of wanting to kill every wolf. Conversely, wolf protesters accuse wolf advocates of […]

Norway to Kill 2/3 of their Wolves

In yet another example of domesticated animals taking over a country, Norwegian officials on Friday approved the killing of 47 wolves, more than two-thirds of the population of about 68 wolves living in the country.  There are an estimated 2.5 million sheep in Norway, and Officials believe that each year up to 1,000 of these may be killed by […]

Norway Plans To Kill Almost 70 Percent Of Its Wolf Population

“Norway is home to roughly 68 wild wolves, but the country says that’s still too many. So it’s planning on culling 47 of them.”<<<Read More>>> Attention readers: Upon landing on the linked-to website, there is a video. Regardless of whether or not you “pause” the video, after a short time of a couple of seconds, […]

Norway plans to cull more than two-thirds of its wolf population

Norway is planning to cull more than two-thirds of its remaining wolves in a step that environmental groups say will be disastrous for the dwindling members of the species in the wild. There are estimated to be about 68 wolves remaining in the wilderness areas of Norway, concentrated in the south-east of the country, but […]

Wolf Pups On Their Own in Eastern Oslo

*Staff Note* – Wolf Education International’s Kaj Granlund, author of “Vargens Europa,” in reference to this information stated, “No problem, the pups are old enough to take care of themselves.” Wolves born last year in Oslo’s eastern forest (Østmarka) must now fend for themselves, after their mother was shot by a hunter and, last week, their […]

More than 11,000 Norwegians line up to shoot 16 wolves

Norwegian hunters outnumber wolves 763 to one, according to new figures for licences to kill population that could be as low as 30 Source: More than 11,000 Norwegians line up to shoot 16 wolves