Managing the Carnivore Comeback: International and EU Species Protection Law and the Return of Lynx, Wolf and Bear to Western Europe

@article{Trouwborst2010ManagingTC,
  title={Managing the Carnivore Comeback: International and EU Species Protection Law and the Return of Lynx, Wolf and Bear to Western Europe},
  author={Arie Trouwborst},
  journal={Animal Law eJournal},
  year={2010}
}
  • A. Trouwborst
  • Published 24 August 2010
  • Environmental Science
  • Animal Law eJournal
Lynx, wolves and brown bears are returning to areas in Western Europe from which they have long been absent. This raises specific questions, not only concerning the effective conservation of transboundary carnivore populations, but also regarding potential consequences for livestock, hunting, human safety and the like. Intense popular debates tend to ensue wherever large predators reappear. The response by public authorities, however, must respect the limits imposed by international and… 

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