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Farmers indicted for poor animal welfare

Two farmers in Southern Troms county have been indicted for failing to take care of their livestock. The indictments follow a rash of other...

Walrus’ skeleton to be preserved in museum

The skeleton of the popular but unpredictable walrus that was shot and killed in the Oslo Fjord this summer will join the collections at...

Walrus’ death sets off death threats

The Norwegian fisheries director who ordered the destruction of a walrus in the waters around Oslo has now become the target of death threats...

‘Shock’ and disappointment after authorities killed walrus

Norway's fisheries directorate was under heavy criticism Sunday after it announced it had killed a walrus that's been grabbing attention along the southern coast...

Officials urge leaving walrus in peace

A team of experts from the state fisheries directorate decided this week to end their observation of a walrus named Freya, who's been bobbing...

Record number of wolves shot

A total of 38 wolves were reported shot to death during last winter's annual hunt. It's the highest level since Norway's state statistics bureau...

Wolf hunt extended, under state control

Norway's Climate and Environment Minister Espen Barth Eide infuriated conservationists once again on Tuesday, when he extended an already controversial wolf hunt that was...

Activists try to halt revived wolf hunt

Conservationists blocked forest roads and demonstrated during the weekend in efforts to once again halt a winter wolf hunt. They were "shocked" that a...

State appeals halt to wolf hunt

Norway's Labour-Center government is appealing a court decision handed down over the weekend that extends an earlier temporary ban on this winter's hunt targeting...

Court postpones winter wolf hunt

This winter's highly controversial wolf hunt has been postponed for at least another two weeks, and perhaps indefinitely, after the Oslo County Court heard...

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