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Studies show that control of wolf populations by hunting does not resolve conflicts and can even lead to problems between humans and animals.
Kuijper et al
If we do not act quickly to develop and implement a dynamic approach to connectivity, the rapid encroachment of the human footprint will preclude many conservation options.
From Connect-the-Dots to Dynamic Networks: Maintaining and Enhancing Connectivity to Address Climate Change Impacts on Wildlife
Cross et al
Governments in North America and Europe systematically over-inflate native carnivore numbers for political purposes
Political Populations of Large Carnivores
Darimont et al 2018
Values, trust, and cultural backlash in conservation governance: The case of wildlife management in the United States
Manfredo et al
Study found “indications of backlash from a populist hunting culture in the U.S.,” apparently in reaction to “a shift in wildlife values” away from traditional activities like hunting and fishing toward non-consumptive uses and a greater concern for animal welfare.
Mech, L. David. 2017
A free-ranging Gray Wolf (Canis lupus), habituated to human presence (the author) on Ellesmere Island, Canada, learned to anticipate experimental feeding by a human, became impatient, persistent, and bold and exhibited stalking behaviour toward the food source
2016 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation National Overview Issued August 2017
Preliminary information from the 2016 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation is provided in this report. The final, more detailed National Report will be available December 2017.
Mech, David L 2017
Collaborative approaches to predator conservation
Posted on February 16, 2016
Nelson et al
George et al July 2016
Public preferences for species conservation: choosing between lethal control, habitat protection and no action
Lute et al November 2016
Liberg et al 2011
Newsome et al 2015