Conflicts between Humans and Wildlife are not new and not limited to remote areas. They became a permanent feature in every part of the world: in Africa, North America, Southeast Asia and more recently in Europe, where an increasing population of wolves is creating havoc with the farmers in Switzerland, Southern France, and Italy. In North America, fishers are accused of stealing food from Orcas‚?¶
Are Governments working to solve the problem? Are they applying the right solution? Are Government policies more considerate of wildlife than humans?
At the approach of the CITES Animals committee meeting (AC32, Geneva 19 to 24 June 2023) IWMC offers its readers the views of two experts from Africa and North America.