France: Regime’s plan to manage wolf population angers farmers and conservationists alike

Source: France 24 [French state media]

“French conservation groups on Monday withdrew from government consultations about managing the wolf population, describing as ‘unacceptable’ ministers’ new proposals for checking the growing numbers of the once endangered predator. … Unveiled at the latest round of closed-door talks between environmentalists, elected officials, civil servants, the agricultural industry and hunters, the government’s wolf plan for 2024-29 has failed to satisfy either side, with farmers also complaining. … Wolves had vanished from France but began returning in the 1990s, with farmers saying they suffered 12,000 attacks on their animals last year.” (09/18/23)