Romania's Environment Ministry has banned bear hunting, shutting down a multimillion-euro industry. Some locals fear brown bears roaming the Carpathian Mountains may attack livestock — and people.
Reports of a spike in bear attacks has hunters in Romania calling for higher quotas. Conservationists say it is pure hysteria from the country's hunting scene, which is traditionally tied to the Romanian political elite.
Romania has banned bear hunting, shutting down a multi-million-euro industry. Environmentalists are rejoicing, but some locals fear brown bears roaming the Carpathian Mountains may attack livestock - and people.
Green safaris in Botswana, forest honey in Cameroon and tracking lions in Nairobi. All this and much more on this week's eco@africa.
Finland's recent announcement that it is planning to continue its policy of a managed wolf cull, provoked outrage among conservationists who say we can live in harmony with the animals. But can we?
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