News tagged with wolf populations

Black wolves: The first genetically modified predators?

Emergence of black-colored wolves is the direct result of humans raising dogs as pets and beasts of burden, according to new research by a University of Calgary biologist published today by the prestigious ...

dateFeb 05, 2009 in
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Sweden allows first wolf hunt in 45 years

Sweden will this winter allow its first wolf hunt in 45 years following a decision by the Scandinavian country's parliament to limit their number, authorities said on Wednesday.

dateDec 02, 2009 in Ecology
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Sweden resumes wolf hunt despite controversy

Sweden is to resume its wolf hunt in what authorities have described as a bid to limit inbreeding and maintain healthy stocks, but environmentalists argued Thursday that the hunt violates EU law.

dateJan 31, 2013 in Ecology
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