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Farmers rally for immediate action for bear population control

Ljubljana, 26 April - The Farmers' Trade Union staged a protest on Friday, demanding that the government take immediate action, as a growing bear population is causing considerable damage to herds. Agriculture Ministry State Secretary Marko Maver promised farmers that an extraordinary kill measure would be ordered to mitigate the situation.

Ljubljana
The trade union of Slovenian farmers stages a protest in front of the Environment Ministry to warn of the toll taken by bears and wolves on their herds.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
Roman Žveglič, the vice-cgairman of the trade union of Slovenian farmers, attends a protest in front of the Environment Ministry warning of the toll taken by bears and wolves on the farmers' herds.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of Slovenian farmers stages a protest in front of the Environment Ministry to warn of the toll taken by bears and wolves on their herds.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of Slovenian farmers stages a protest in front of the Environment Ministry to warn of the toll taken by bears and wolves on their herds.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of Slovenian farmers stages a protest in front of the Environment Ministry to warn of the toll taken by bears and wolves on their herds.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of Slovenian farmers stages a protest in front of the Environment Ministry to warn of the toll taken by bears and wolves on their herds.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of Slovenian farmers stages a protest in front of the Environment Ministry to warn of the toll taken by bears and wolves on their herds.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
The trade union of Slovenian farmers stages a protest in front of the Environment Ministry to warn of the toll taken by bears and wolves on their herds.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

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