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New Project: The Ecology of Brown Bear Damage at Large Scales
Carlos Bautista & Eloy Revilla & Javier Naves & Nuria Selva
International Bear News 2018 Fall Vol. 27 No. 3 on pages 47-48

What would have been without us?
Dave Garshelis
International Bear News 2018 Fall Vol. 27 No. 3 on pages 17-18

Ancestry of the Bear Specialist Group: the People and Ideas at the Inception
Dave Garshelis
International Bear News 2018 Fall Vol. 27 No. 3 on pages 6-8

First Legal Shooting of a Bear in the Italian Alps, in the Name of Conservation
Claudio Groff
International Bear News 2017 Fall Vol. 26 No. 3 on pages 22-23

An Unusual Attractant Spurs Sloth Bear Break-ins in Maharashtra, India
Nisha Singh & Jignesh Rot & Swapnil Sonone & Nishith Dharaiya
International Bear News 2017 Fall Vol. 26 No. 3 on pages 20-21

Shining a Light on Sun Bears
Brian Crudge
International Bear News 2017 Fall Vol. 26 No. 3 on pages 34-35

Carlos Bautista, Member: Human-Bear Conflict Expert Team, IUCN Bear Specialist Group Eloy Revilla, Doñana Biological Station (EBD-CSIC) Javier Naves, Doñana Biological Station (EBD-CSIC) Nuria Selva, Member: European Brown Bear Expert Team, IUCN Bear Specialist Group Food matters It matters to you, to the sparrow sitting on the park bench, and to the bear roaming the forest. Those of us living [...]

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Carlos Bautista & Eloy Revilla & Javier Naves & Nuria Selva
International Bear News 2018 Fall Vol. 27 No. 3 on pages 47-48

Dave Garshelis, Co-chair IUCN Bear Specialist Group At the IBA Quito conference a year ago, the Bear Specialist Group presented a series of papers under the topic: “Is Bear Conservation Advancing?” Of 15 presentations, only 3 gave an optimistic answer. Maybe our expectations in conservation are too high. Or maybe it’s because we have a hard time visualizing our progress [...]

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Dave Garshelis
International Bear News 2018 Fall Vol. 27 No. 3 on pages 17-18

Dave Garshelis, Co-chair IUCN Bear Specialist Group Consider the old adage about the chicken and the egg: how can a chicken appear in the absence of an egg, and how can a chicken egg be laid with no chicken to lay it? The enigma is basically that a species cannot arise instantaneously from nothingness. The same could be said of [...]

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Dave Garshelis
International Bear News 2018 Fall Vol. 27 No. 3 on pages 6-8

Claudio Groff, European Brown Bear Expert Team, IUCN Bear Specialist Group The small, isolated population of brown bears in the Trentino region of the Italian Alps lost a breeding female when the decision was made to remove her after her second attack on a person. This population had been augmented by a reintroduction in 1999–2002, after which it grew rapidly, [...]

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Claudio Groff
International Bear News 2017 Fall Vol. 26 No. 3 on pages 22-23

Nisha Singh, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Research Lab Jignesh Rot, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Research Lab Swapnil Sonone, Sloth bear Expert Team, IUCN Bear Specialist Group Nishith Dharaiya, Co-chair Sloth Bear Expert Team, IUCN Bear Specialist Group Sloth bears are known to feed on termites, ants, honey, and fruits. The mixture of these items varies by area and by season. [...]

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Nisha Singh & Jignesh Rot & Swapnil Sonone & Nishith Dharaiya
International Bear News 2017 Fall Vol. 26 No. 3 on pages 20-21

Brian Crudge, Sun Bear Expert Team, IUCN Bear Specialist Group Sun bears (Helarctos malayanus) are often referred to as the least-known or most forgotten of all bear species. This can be attributed, in part, to the relative difficulty inherent in conducting ecological field research on this elusive forest-dwelling species. Also, until recently most sun bear range states did not have [...]

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Brian Crudge
International Bear News 2017 Fall Vol. 26 No. 3 on pages 34-35
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