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Camera traps reveal wolf pups born in the Broumov area

Camera traps reveal wolf pups born in the Broumov area

Wolf pack that settled in the Broumov region in autumn 2015 welcomed at least two newborn pups this spring. Reproduction success was confirmed over the summer when Friends of the Earth field workers managed to record pack's howling and the pups appeared on the camera trap footage. This proves that there are at least four wolves now living in the Broumov area. The following video montage showing Broumov young wolves in play expands our current knowledge of the grey wolf distribution in the Czech Republic.

The Tatras bears can no longer raid the waste bins

The Tatras bears can no longer raid the waste bins

Slovakian Ministry of Environment responded to calls from local authorities and allocated 1.5 million euro from the Environmental Fund to securing municipal waste containers against brown bears. Dozens of lockable boxes will appear before in November in the city of High Tatras and the two Low Tatras villages.

Confirmed: Wolf family in the Kokořínsko-Mácha’s Region has grown also this year

Confirmed: Wolf family in the Kokořínsko-Mácha’s Region has grown also this year

Unique footage confirms that at least four wolf pups were born this spring in the Kokořínsko-Mácha's Region (in the Central Bohemia). They were recorded by the camera trap of Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic (Administration of PLA Kokořínsko-Mácha's Region) which is installed in the heart of National Nature Reserve Břehyně-Pecopala. These are the first images of this year's young wolves.

Claims for brown bear damage in Europe

Claims for brown bear damage in Europe

We have already informed here that the populations of large carnivores in Europe are recovering and that they are gradually returning to their former home range. This is also true for the brown bear (Ursus arctos) – currently the continent’s most abundant large carnivore. It is present in 26 European countries where it inhabits a wide range of habitats including relatively densely populated agricultural landscapes.

Big Bad Wolf or Man’s Best Friend?

Big Bad Wolf or Man’s Best Friend?

After centuries of absence in many European countries, the return of the wolf (Canis lupus) in its historical range, while representing an unquestionable conservational success, is also raising social conflicts with local communities, mainly for damage to livestock.

Make a donation and support large carnivore conservation

Make a donation and support large carnivore conservation

Support the unique project of protection of lynx, wolves and bears in the Beskydy Mountains. In past centuries these carnivores were exterminated and their return needs our help. Local group of Friends of the Earth Czech Republic realize conservation activities focused on field monitoring, education of stakeholders and prevention of poaching.

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