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A new overview of the eternal conflict between carnivores and livestock

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2018

A new overview of the eternal conflict between carnivores and livestock

Large carnivores have killed livestock ever since humans domesticated animals. This new overview looks at the extent of the issue and examines the political and social fallout. Ever since ...
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Recognition for wildlife conservation
LCIE member Peep Männil from Estonia was recently awarded a medal, the Order of the White Star ...

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Latvia revise their management plans for large carnivores
Through a process of stakeholder consultation and expert involvement, the Latvian Ministry of ...
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Video about Albanian bears

Author: John Linnell/Monday, June 9, 2014/Categories: News

Europe is home to over 17.000 brown bears. One of the largest population occupies the Dinaric-Pindos mountain range that stretches from Slovenia, through Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, and Macedonia to Greece. Bears face many threats throughout this range, with its diversity of cultures and environments. One of the strangest is the western Balkan tradition of keeping live bears in cafes and restaurants as "entertainment". This video called "Bears Belong to Nature", made by the Albanian NGO PPNEA provides insights into this practice, and on the wider situation of Albanian bears.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYvj1ngGSxk

 

 

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