About: Large carnivores

Agrifood 08-12-2017

Are we crying wolf? A European tale of farmers vs. nature

Wolves have made a comeback in Europe, and politicians struggle to find the balance between nature and farmers. But some cry wolf.
Luc Bas, Director of the Brussels office of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) [Photo: IUCN]
Agrifood 18-06-2014

Wolves and bears in Europe: a conservation success or a red rag to farmers and hunters?

Last week, the European Commission launched a multi-stakeholder platform to address the conflicts arising from the renewed spread of large carnivores across Europe, such as wolves and bears. Luc Bas explains why this dialogue is so important, and how the platform can be successful.

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