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A survey commissioned by the Dutch government showed that despite recent incidents of wolves attacking farm animals, a majority of Dutch people have no problem coexisting with the animals.
Dutch people enthusiastic about wolves returning to the Netherlands
29 June 2020
European citizens support protection for wolves, and the majority oppose the killing of wolves in any circumstances. This is the main outcome of an opinion poll among adults across six EU countries commissioned by Eurogroup for Animals. It’s time for politicians to listen to the voice of their electors and ensure that the species continues to be strictly protected.
New poll shows EU citizens stand up for wolves
18 June 2020
The capture and relocation of a wolf found in a village can therefore be justified only where they form the subject of a derogation adopted by the competent national authority
The strict protection of species in the Habitats Directive also extends to those that stray into human settlements
12 June 2020
In order to better manage their presence, wild boars have been equipped with GPS to understand their movements.
Toulouse: wild boars equipped with GPS collars
24 February 2020
At the Ministerial Environmental Conference on “Large Carnivore Management”, which took place in Bucharest, at the Palace of Parliament between 06th and 07th of June 2019.
Meeting of Member States in Bucharest highlights the need for enhanced measures for the conservation of large carnivores
7 June 2019
Large carnivores are charismatic species. Wolves, bears, lynxes and wolverines are top predators that are starting to return to regions where they were completely wiped out by hunters in the past.
Achieving coexistence with large carnivores in the EU
26 February 2018
We are delighted to inform you that earlier this week, the European Parliament approved of an extra 1,850,000 Euro to be invested in three pilot projects to tackle major animal welfare problems in Europe.
European Parliament approves of an extra 1,850,000€ for the welfare of pigs, lab animals and large carnivores
4 October 2016
Eurogroup for Animals and several Finnish NGOs have addressed the EU Platform on Coexistence between People and Large Carnivores in a letter demanding to urgently identify a long term sustainable management strategy of the conflicts between the wolf and the reindeer herders in the reindeer herding area.
Eurogroup for Animals and Finnish NGOs demand strict protection for the wolf in the Finnish reindeer herding area
16 September 2015