Testing the efficiency of electric-doormats as a protection measure

Since Autumn 2018 and within action C.2, we have been testing the efficiency of electric-mats as an alternative protection measure [...]

February 21st, 2019|C2 Damage cases, Conflict mitigation|

Why is brown bear removal a necessary measure for bear conservation in Slovenia?

Slovenia is considered as a country with efficient conservation and management system of its brown bear population. Beside being in [...]

“Safe grazing” – website about the measures for protecting property

Within the LIFE DINALP BEAR project, the new website “Safe grazing” was established. The purpose of this website is to [...]

Non-governmental organizations received first “Discover Dinarics” funds

One of the basic principles of ecotourism is to provide benefits for the local population and nature conservation. Tour operators [...]

About protection measures with AGRIDEA from Switzerland

Coexistence between human and large carnivores is a challenge for numerous countries worldwide, which is being confronted in various ways. [...]

LIFE DINALP BEAR supports Code of Conduct in Nature

On Thursday, September 27, 2018, the Forestry Institute and the Slovenian Forest Service held a presentation of the "Visiting Nature [...]

Bear-proof garbage- and compost bins serve their purpose well so far

In spring 2017, we implemented some measures for reducing occasions of bear visits to settlements in Slovenia: the bear-proof garbage [...]

A two-year study on efficiency of using carrion for artificial feeding of bears is concluded

Artificial feeding of bears has a long tradition in Slovenia as well as in several other countries. Corn, fruit and [...]

Are you interested in protecting your herd with the livestock guarding dogs? You can find all the necessary information in the newly issued handbook

Livestock guarding dog protecting the herd. Photo: T. Berce, LIFE DINALP BEAR If we want to maintain the [...]

How did the bear abundance in Slovenia and Croatia change during the past 20 years?

Molecular genetics has been the primary method used to estimate bear abundance in the past 10 years. However, due to [...]