News for Wildlife Conservation

23 Sep 2014

European Hunters’ Federation FACE underlined during a conference organised in collaboration with the European Commission the positive role of hunting in wildlife conservation and habitat restoration and claimed its right to be seen as a fully-fledged environmental organisation.

12 Jun 2014

FACE was one of the 8 parties signing the agreement that seeks to resolve conflicts occurring between humans and the increasing populations of wolves, bears, lynx and wolverine in Europe.


7 May 2014

The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) on 10 - 11 May 2014 features the topic “Destination Flyways: Migratory Birds and Tourism” and aims to highlight the links between migratory bird conservation, local community development and wildlife watching tourism around the world.

1 May 2014

Following recommendations from the AEWA Technical Committee, and the event of the some species becoming up-listed under the IUCN Red List shortly before the 5th Meeting of the AEWA Parties in La Rochelle, in 2012 a resolution was passed urging parties to support the development of single species action plans for Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata), the Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) and the Velvet Scoter (Melanitta fusca), with prioritisation for the Long-tailed 

28 Apr 2014

FACE was involved in an EC project, ‘Sustainable management of Cormorant populations’ (with the acronym ‘CorMan’), as part of a stakeholder liaison group. The project which recently finished was running since 1 February 2011 and was led by the Aarhus University in Denmark. 

16 Apr 2014

At the 2014 FACE Members’ Meeting hosted by the Swedish Hunters’ Association, FACE Members agreed to sign the Agreement on the European Platform to be officially launched in June by Commissioner Janez Potočnik.

30 Mar 2014

The steady growth of wolf populations in Germany and their deeper penetration into western regions from their original hunting grounds at the border with Poland have caused an animated debate in the public opinion and among decision makers.

28 Nov 2013

While several goose species in Western Europe are undergoing population increases, there are some exceptions.  

4 Oct 2013

The reports from of INTERCAFE project (Interdisciplinary Initiative to Reduce pan-European Cormorant-Fisheries Conflicts) are now available. This scientific programme which ran for four years (2004-2008) has been an enormous effort, so good to see the final outcomes, including a report on status and distribution of Cormorants and a toolbox for reducing cormorant problems. 

See here



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