An exciting international conference Livestock protection in the Alpine region will took place between the 21st and 23rd of January 2020 in Salzburg. The main focus of the conference was how to successfully protect livestock
Brandenburg, along with Saxony, are the states with the largest wolf density in Germany. At the moment, there are 49 wolf territories in Brandenburg and 27 in Saxony. As a result, livestock depredation by wolves
Since the 1960s, farming on alpine pastures is changing rapidly. With the return of large predators, such as the wolf, to many places, solutions for effective coexistence are urgently needed. There are still many people
The natural return of large predators to the Alpine region is putting many livestock farmers under pressure. In response to this, for the first time ever, a coalition of the biggest agricultural farming associations in
As a farmer, protecting your livestock from large carnivores tends to be quite a lonely task when there is no compensation system in place. Farmers in Hungary have recently started facing a rather new challenge.
In Slovenia, an annual bear and wolf cull is in place with the purpose of reducing carnivore damages. Normally, experts suggest the cull quota for both species, which then passes through the parliament. However, this