News tagged with wolf populations

Sweden allows wolf hunt despite outcry

A top Swedish court on Friday allowed the hunting of 24 wolves early next year in a decision slammed by environmental campaigners who fear a shooting spree could put the species at risk.

dateDec 30, 2016 in Ecology
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Finland approves controversial wolf hunt

Finnish hunters have been authorised to kill nearly 20 percent of the country's wolf population in a controversial trial cull that opens this weekend, aimed at managing stocks, officials said Thursday.

dateJan 21, 2016 in Ecology
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