The effectiveness of livestock protection measures against wolves (Canis lupus) and implications for their co-existence with humans

Wolves (Canis lupus) can kill domestic livestock resulting in intense conflicts with humans. Damage to livestock should be reduced to facilitate human-wolf coexistence and ensure positive outcomes of conservation efforts. Current knowledge on the effectiveness of livestock protection measures from wolves is limited and scattered in the literature. In this study, we compiled a dataset … Continued

Coexisting with Bears

Bears are more inclined to stay away from people, but when it comes to food sources, we often make it irresistible for them to keep their distance. Beehives, ranches, chickens, fruit trees, feed and grain can attract bears. And even in towns or small communities, bird feeders, feeding pets outside, greasy barbeque grills and trash, … Continued

Wolves of the Lavant 

The International Wildlife Coexistence Network strives to provide direct guidance to projects on the ground. Our Wildlife Coexistence Innovation Challenge brings experts together with active projects that need some additional guidance and new ideas to address wildlife challenges.    Our first challenge focused on the Wolves of the Levant project, run by Compassionate Conservation Middle … Continued

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