Wolf a part of Europe’s natural heritage, write 300 groups in open letter to Ursula von der Leyen

From Down to Earth:

Some 300 environmental and animal protection organisations have written to the president of the European Commission (EC), Ursula von der Leyen, demanding that existing legal protections for wolves in Europe be upheld and enforced consistently across the European Union’s member states.

The organisations made the demand in an open letter issued on December 18, 2023. Calling the wolf a part of the Continent’s natural heritage, the organisations further demanded the EC to “promote uptake of coexistence measures between wolves and local communities since many of those opportunities are under-utilised by the Member States”.


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