Author: FACE

On yesterday evening’s agenda was the proposal by Norway to move the Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis) from Appendix II (strictly protected) to Appendix III (protected). A justified amendment considering that it is now considered the most abundant goose species in Europe, and one which is...

Recent data indicate that most large carnivore populations in Europe are stable or increasing. This is a conservation success, but it also raises multiple questions of coexistence with natural and human activities. In a recent ruling, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) confirmed that the...

In its ruling today, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) confirmed that the use of hunting as a population management tool for strictly protected species is compatible with EU law. The case involved questions for a preliminary ruling by Finland’s Supreme Administrative Court to the...

It is with deep regret to hear of the passing of Poland’s former Minister of Environment, Professor Jan Szyszko, on 9 October 2019 at the age of 75. Beginning his career in politics in the late 1980s, he served as Minister of Environment for three terms,...

On 15 September, the Royal Spanish Hunting Federation (RFEC) and the European Federation of Hunting and Conservation (FACE) attended at the meeting organised by the Extremadura Hunting Federation (Fedexcaza) at Feciex 2019. At the event, several key topics that concern Extremadura and Spanish hunters were discussed...

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