Ema in the Ostrava region

Female bear reaches Czech Republic

On 9th April 2019 a female bear, named Ema, has been collared in the Moravian-Silesian Beskydy Mts (a region near Ostrava), in the Czech Republic. It is the effect of a cooperation among researchers from the Mendel University in Brno, Friends of Earth Czech Republic and our team, realized with a support […]

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Large carnivore long-distance dispersal events documented in Europe

Bears without borders: Long-distance movement in human-dominated landscapes

Large carnivores still move long-distances in the fragmented European landscapes, like the bear Iwo, who travelled from Tatra to Ukraine through Slovakia. Most of these long-distance dispersers died in the way, also legally. We highlight the high conservation value of these individuals in maintaining population connectivity. For more, […]

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“Kuba The Bear. Stories from the bear den” children book

The Institute of Nature Conservation PAS and our Carpathian Brown Bear Project group recommend the book “Kuba The Bear. Stories from the bear den” [“Kuna Niedźwiedź. Historie z gawry”] by Renata Kijowska. It is a history of a bear family living in Tatra Mountains written […]

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