Wildlife Conservation

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...

FACE has consistently promoted the value of sustainable hunting as a management tool for large carnivores in Europe. Although some like to advocate for total protection, which typically drives conflict at the local level, the case for sustainable hunting and its role in improving coexistence...

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