Yesterday morning the volunteers of Salviamo l’Orso – along with volunteers of other associations – participated to an Anti-poaching Day organized by the Majella National Park and the Italian Forestry Corps. On this occasion, several snares were detected in and removed from areas of the Majella NP historically plagued by these vile and cruel traps..
Salviamo l’Orso is delighted to announce that in the last few days *AISPA has generously donated 6,000 pounds to support the ongoing Caring for dogs saves the bears project – the project which had already been started thanks to an earlier donation from the Patagonia and Tides Foundation’s grant. This is a vitally important vaccination..
This video, kindly given by Mr. Paolo Forconi, shows the Marsican brown bear in nature. [vimeo https://vimeo.com/116590568 w=500]
A video made by the Salviamo l’Orso’s members Mario Cipollone and Francesco Verrocchio. Special thanks to Antonio Dell’Oso for the soundtrack, to Alessio Evangelista (author of the photo of the dead bear on the asphalt) and to Il Centro newspaper for the photo of the dying bear after a vehicle collision in Villalago (second photo..
PRESS RELEASE After months of campaigning for traffic calming measures to be introduced on the SS83, ‘Salviamo L’Orso’ are pleased to announce that the regional Road Safety Executive has finally agreed to implement the following changes to help reduce the number of animal road casualties in the National Park of Abruzzo; New reduced speed limits,..
Issue n.2 of our newsletter “Terre dell’Orso” (Bear’s lands) is now available for download, go to the newsletter archive! Terre dell’Orso (Bear’s lands) is the association newsletter, subscribe to receive periodical news, update and in-depths reportages about the bear and its mountains.
Yesterday in Pescasseroli the University of Rome presented the results of the non-invasive genetic census 2011, carried out for the Life ARCTOS Project in the area of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise (PNALM) and in its area of external protection (ZPE). The hair-samples were collected in spring-summer 2011 with different methods that..
A broad area was searched with the help of anti-poisoning dogs. Now the investigators are examining the results. Massive control operations were carried out by the State Forestry Corps – Provincial Bureau of Isernia – after the recent poisonings that have been reported in the high Volturno Valley, in the province of Isernia. Also some..