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Bear Lands

The magazine of the Save the Bear Association, with news, insights and more about bears and their mountains.

No. 17 / December 2023

A difficult year for our bears has just passed. In dutifully taking stock of our association’s activities, we cannot help but be reminded of the concerns we expressed just a year ago about Juan Carrito, Amarena’s son, on whom we had focused an exceptional effort, for a small association like ours, investing money and dozens of hours of work to guarantee his safety and keep him, as far as possible, out of trouble. Not even three weeks had passed since the publication of those reflections that Carrito died run over, as we unfortunately feared, right along Highway 17, where with WWF and Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park we had helped build a first section of fence that was supposed to make it safer for humans and animals. In late August, Amarena, her mother, was being shot to death as she, accompanied by her two pups hatched in a den in January, roamed around a chicken coop in San Benedetto dei Marsi, a town just outside the park. Much has been said and written about these two episodes, and more you will find about them in this year-end issue of ours. I just want to make two simple notes.

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“Bear Lands” Archive

Here you will find, in chronological order, all issues published since 2012.

No.1 / December 2012

No.2 / May 2013

No.3 / December 2013

No.4 / September 2014

No.5 / April 2015

No.6 / January 2016

No.7 / June 2016

No.8 / February 2017

No.9 / October 2017

No.10 / December 2018

No. 11 / December 2019

No.12 / June 2020

No.13 / December 2020

No.14 / July 2021

No.15 / December 2021

No.16 / December 2022

No. 17 / December 2023

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