Compensation for Damage

Carnivore conservation can be very challenging because the actions of carnivores often are resented by humans. Carnivores depredate livestock or reduce abundance of wildlife valued by hunters thereby coming into direct conflict with humans. Retaliation is invariably swift and involves killing those individuals responsible for the depredation. Продолжить

Resolution of Human-Tiger Conflicts

Nowadays, some people still regard tigers as bloodthirsty predators. People who live near tigers, are usually rather poor and considerably dependent on forest recourses. As a rule, they hold negative attitudes towards nature-conservation measures that prioritize wilderness and disregard their needs. Most of those people have livestock pasturing in the woods and pastureland where it can become an easy prey for tigers. In that case livestock owners suffer serious economic losses due to livestock depredation and try to revenge on predators by poisoning, entrapping or even shooting them off. Unfortunately, such actions by indignant farmers make injured predators approach human settlements in search of food because they are unable to hunt successfully in the forest suffering from wounds. Продолжить

Hunters of Primorski Krai will neither orphan bear cubs nor make leopard starve

At the Interdepartmental meeting concerning a forthcoming hunting season at Primorsky Department of Federal Service for Veterenarian and Vegetation Sanitary Supervision (Rosselkhoznadzor) for the first time in the Far East the decision to forbid hunting on dens is accepted. Terms of the hunting period and quota for shooting wild ungulates and bears are also considered. Продолжить