Finland is leading the charts in areas such as technological innovation, standard of living and access to education. However, according to the latest Environmental
The Cantabrian brown bear population is on the increase. One of only two populations of brown bear found in South Western Europe, the population is under strain because of the isolated area they live in.
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?
American bison play a major role as a spiritual icon for Native Americans while but is also critical in the wilderness and ecosystem. Efforts to restore the previously vast herds of bison populations are being made by Native American tribes. In particular the Fort Peck Reservation has made substantial strides. However, it has not been without its conflicts.
Long-distance travelling is important to ensure healthy survival of many animals species, but becomes more difficult due to human activities.
The Willamette National Forest in Oregon, USA, has an opportunity for an enthusiastic wildlife biologist to volunteer in the field for 6 months, from
It is not easy to understand the importance of protecting Wilderness if you do not have any first-hand Wilderness experience. Wildlife watching is a popular way to get such a Wilderness experience.
It is another milestone in the movement towards a more nature-friendly society in one of the busiest Western European countries.
First video footage confirms once more the presence of this wild dog-like species in the Geneva region of Switzerland.
It is not the first thing that comes to mind, but researches published new results that the presence of wild predators benefits human well-being.
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.
In 2019, Poland is celebrating the 90th anniversary of the return of the European bison with a consent to kill 40 individuals.
The first official records prove the presence of wolves in Liechtenstein. A camera trap has captured the wolf there for the first time ever.
The Sierra Morena used to be home to the most southern distribution of the Iberian wolf. The iberian wolves, a subspecies of the European wolf, can be found in northern Portugal and north-western Spain. However, an isolated pack lived in the Sierra Morena for decades. The last update of the Large Carnivore Initiative for Europe lists the Sierra Morena population as extinct.
Wildlife researchers were able to capture an pioneering beaver several times with camera traps in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region.
The Norwegian government decided to kill an entire wolf pack in a wolf protection zone close to the Swedish border.