Swedish court stops hotly-contested wolf hunt

Emilio Cogliani

Oerebro and Vaermland regions exceeded their powers by issuing hunting permits for species protected by EU nature legislation, court rules

A Swedish court has pulled the plug on a wolf hunt due to start Friday, favouring animal rights activists in one of the country’s most hotly disputed environmental issues.

Sweden resumed wolf hunting in 2010 and 2011, which led the European Commission to protest the country’s policy of hunting quotas.

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from Environment | The Guardian http://ift.tt/1Dskxmf

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