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"Keeping the Wolf from the Door" - Report

The return of the wolf and its consequent expansion in Finland has raised new challenges which have resulted in a complex multilevel conflict, especially in rural areas. 

As an endangered species, according to European law killing is strictly prohibited in Finland, nonetheless, there are exceptional cases where local authorities can grant killing permits. Is Finland complying with European law?

Biologist and writer Mervi Laaksonen and Luonto-Liiton susiryhmä took the task of analyzing how "last resort" wolf hunting permits are granted in Finland.

Read the report Keeping the Wolf from the Door report (PDF)