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Sweden stops licensed wolf hunts after criticism from EU commission

[large thumbnail url=”sweden-stops-licensed-wolf-hunts-after-criticism-from-eu-commission” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”sweden-stops-licensed-wolf-hunts-after-criticism-from-eu-commission” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] Stockholm, Sweden (Associated Press) – Sweden says it will stop its licensed hunt for wolves this year due to the threat of legal action from the European Union.

Swedish Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren says the government has decided to stop the hunt to avoid arduous legal proceedings in Brussels. He said Wednesday Sweden will instead expand the possibilities for a hunt of wolves that have cause damaged, which is legal in the EU…

Read the entire article on washingtonpost.com: Sweden stops licensed wolf hunts after criticism from EU commission

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