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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...

Court halts latest zoned wolf hunt

The Oslo County Court has ordered a partial halt to Norway's latest licensed wolf hunt, which has been going on since December 1. The...

Wolves’ fate up to the Supreme Court

Norway's Supreme Court started hearing the state's appeal of a rare victory for those trying to save the country's allegedly protected wolf population from...

Rural politicians marred fundraiser

Leaders of more than 30 small communities around Norway followed through in sabotaging the country's annual fundraiser last weekend, when they refused to take...

Anti-wolf regions sabotage fundraiser

Around 20 rural communities around Norway were being branded as petty and divisive heading into the weekend, because of their announced plans to boycott...

Half the wolf population under threat

Wildlife commissions in four regions of southeastern Norway sided with ranchers and landowners on Thursday in calling for a wolf hunt aimed at wiping...

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