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2013-09-26 13:43:47

Croatia joined the European Union on 1 July and conservation scientists fear that the EU's rules could cause problems for its brown bear population. The country has been managing its brown bears as game animals, meaning they can be hunted; but under EU legislation, bears are a protected species and can only be shot if they are deemed to be problem animals. This might seem to be a positive outcome for the bears. However, it could lead to reduced tolerance for bears among local people,...

Big Game Hunting Has Increased In Spain During The Last 30 Years
2013-06-06 16:15:49

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Since ancient times, the pressures of excessive hunting have contributed to the gradual decline of wildlife populations and even the extinction of certain species in many areas. Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and the Centre for Forestry Research (INIA-CIFOR) have studied the developments in big game in Spain between 1972 and 2007 to gain an understanding of the hunting trends of the last decades. "We...

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2010-04-04 07:55:00

Canadian environmentalists are asking for stricter conservation measures as the controversial grizzly bear hunt began over the Easter weekend. A group of scientists at two environmental organizations said the kill rate in past seasons exceeded provincial limits and will endanger the animals. "The number of grizzlies being killed in British Columbia is excessive," Faisal Moola of the David Suzuki Foundation said in a statement. "The government's own data show that humans are killing more...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.