In Slovenia, an annual bear and wolf cull is in place with the purpose of reducing carnivore damages. Normally, experts suggest the cull quota
The Netherlands is a country that largely depends on its agriculture. Damages to grasses and crops are therefore compensated by the provinces. The latest
Breaking news from The Netherlands, the country now has its first wolf pack. The development of wolves in The Netherlands is quickly changing, as
Scientists have widely studied the impact of wolves on the ecosystems. The famous example from Yellowstone shows how ungulate behaviour changed, resulting in a
On June 7th and 8th, the European Wilderness Society will be meeting the organisations of the European Alliance for Wolf Conservation in Helsinki. The
Having read the growing number of comments on our blog about wolves, I get a feeling that an increasing number of people in Europe
Since February 2019, experts spoke of the first settled wolf in The Netherlands after 150 years of absence. A remarkable achievement, displaying the natural
In most of Spain, people hunted wolves virtually to extinction during the last century. In the region of Madrid, the last individuals disappeared 70
The Italian government has taken the decision to reject demands from Italian farmers to kill wolves. Instead, the Italian government is focussing on a
The depredation of livestock by wolves is increasingly becoming an issue, especially to the thousands of small sheep owners in the alpine regions. Many
Finland is leading the charts in areas such as technological innovation, standard of living and access to education. However, according to the latest Environmental
With the wolf population steadily growing in Europe, wolves are expanding again to new territories. As wolves can easily travel large distances, the expansion
The provincial government of Schleswig-Holstein recently decided to only pay compensation for lifestock losses if proper herd protection measures where in place. The decision
There are 117 000 golden jackal in Europe, according to a recent assessment by IUCN. This is a huge number of animals to go
Slovakia is one of the EU countries that still conducts legal wolf killing, despite strict protection. How much longer will Slovakia continue this?
It is another milestone in the movement towards a more nature-friendly society in one of the busiest Western European countries.
Many wolf opponents keep raising the argument of a high rate of hybridisation as a reason to shoot wolves. However, a recent long-term study from Switzerland came to the result that the dog introgression in the Swiss wolf population is very limited.
Researchers compared mDNA of different jackals with wolves, leading to the rediscovery of an ancient lineage of wolves, living in Africa.
The African Swine Fever has been on the rise in Poland for the past five years. To tackle the spreading disease the Polish government ordered a series of hunts with the aim of killing the majority of the polish wild boar population. The country’s veterinary officials approved a plan to kill 185 000 animals of the 200 000 polish wild boar within this hunting season.
Should we always try to solve conflicts, or should we try to coexist with a certain conflict level? Read more about this interesting vision.