NGOs say extensive bear culling in breach of EU law

Ljubljana, 17 April - Slovenian NGOs say that the culling quota of 230 brown bears, set by experts from forest and nature conservation institutes and okayed by the Natural Resources and Spatial Planning Ministry on Thursday, is in breach of Slovenian and European legislation. They have notified the European Commission and European Parliament in an open letter.

A brown bear at the Ljubljana Zoo.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
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