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140 years after extinction: can bears return to Bialowieza?

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2019

140 years after extinction: can bears return to Bialowieza?

Brown bears went extinct in Białowieża Forest in the end at the 19th century. The last bear was killed in 1879,...
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2018

A new overview of the eternal conflict between carnivores and livestock
Large carnivores have killed livestock ever since humans domesticated animals. This new overview...

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Feb

2018

Recognition for wildlife conservation
LCIE member Peep Männil from Estonia was recently awarded a medal, the Order of the White Star...
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How to get the most from camera trapping projects?

Author: John Linnell/Wednesday, January 23, 2019/Categories: News

Camera traps are becoming the method-of-choice for many aspects of researching and monitoring large carnivores, especially for species like lynx that can often be individually recognised. But, for every image of a lynx there will typically be hundreds of other images of other species like deer, haresm foxes, martens  etc. This information is potentially invaluable, but there are many challenges associated with making the most out of it. A new review in the journal Ecology and Evolution outlines some of these challenges and potential ways around them.

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