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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 [...]

26th International bear conference hosted by LIFE DINALP BEAR in Ljubljana

This week more than 250 bear researchers and bear managers gathered in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on the “26th International Conference on [...]

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 [...]

Radio-collared another bear in Trentino, Italy

In Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy, Forest and Fauna Service team has captured a young male bear, weighing 129 kilograms, [...]

There is enough suitable habitat for bear in the Alps and the Dinarics, but it is strongly fragmented

In the scope of LIFE DINALP BEAR A.3 Action we have analysed habitat suitability and connectivity for brown bear in [...]

Traffic related bear mortality – yearly report on effectiveness of mitigation measures

In the second half of the year 2017 and the first half of 2018, we continued monitoring the effectiveness of [...]

We have prepared a proposal for the regulation of bear watching activities

Our project team is coordinating preparation of the strategy and action plan for bear management in Slovenia. During the process, [...]

New bear friendly tourism products as a follow up of our Discover Dinarics study tour

Discover Dinarics study tour was organized in September last year to present best practice bear related tourism products, that follow [...]

July 27th, 2018|C6 Ecotourism, Ecotourism, News, Public attitudes|