Sustainably Harvesting a Large Carnivore? Development of Eurasian Lynx Populations in Norway During 160 Years of Shifting Policy

@article{Linnell2010SustainablyHA,
  title={Sustainably Harvesting a Large Carnivore? Development of Eurasian Lynx Populations in Norway During 160 Years of Shifting Policy},
  author={J. Linnell and H. Br{\o}seth and J. Odden and Erlend B. Nilsen},
  journal={Environmental Management},
  year={2010},
  volume={45},
  pages={1142-1154}
}
  • J. Linnell, H. Brøseth, +1 author Erlend B. Nilsen
  • Published 2010
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Environmental Management
  • The management of large carnivores in multiuse landscapes is always controversial, and managers need to balance a wide range of competing interests. Hunter harvest is often used to limit population size and distribution but is proving to be both controversialand technically challenging. Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) are currently managed as a game species in Norway. We describe an adaptive management approach where quota setting is based on an annual census and chart the population development… CONTINUE READING
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