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LIFE Lynx at Pathways conference

LIFE Lynx at Pathways conference


Posted on Sep 19, 2018

A representative of a LIFE Lynx project is participating at the ”Pathways – Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife” Conference in Goslar, Germany. The conference gathered around 350 scientists and experts from diverse professions and disciplines, all with  mutual goal – to share their experiences and improve future human-wildlife coexistence. We are proud to participate in a project and to contribute to...

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Bear Željko caught on camera trap

Bear Željko caught on camera trap


Posted on Sep 17, 2018

Camera traps of LIFE Lynx project set in Croatia, near town Slunj, have captured a bear with radiotelemetry collar. Scientists working on LIFE DINALP BEAR project have confirmed that this bear is monitored as a part of their projected. The bear was captured in National park Plitvice lakes on May 4th 2017, it was filmed on July 14th, but since August 17th the collar stopped working. During this period, the bear was active on a...

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From Jamnarkult to DOKUDOC

From Jamnarkult to DOKUDOC


Posted on Aug 23, 2018

  Project team is happy that our documentary already took its path through many film festivals in Slovenia. Last week the film was very well accepted by the public at Jamnarkult festival and has won the award for the best film of the festival. This Sunday the film will be shown at “Kon’c avgusta” event in Cerknica.  Path of the lynx has also been chosen for competing at the International documentary film festival DOKUDOC in...

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Camera trapping is on!

Camera trapping is on!


Posted on Aug 22, 2018

Camera trapping is one of the most important methods for lynx monitoring. It is a great way to gather information about lynx presence in the area. That is why from the beginning of august we started with intensive camera trapping on more than 60 locations of the project area in Slovenia. The work is done in close collaboration with local hunters. They are priceless source of information about the best micro locations for setting the...

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Premiere of the documentary film »Path of the lynx« was held at the Department of Biology, Biotechnical faculty in Ljubljana on June 28th, 2018. Prof. dr. Ivan Kos, head of Animal ecology group delivered welcome speech to more than 50 participants. Afterwards, doc. dr. Tomaž Skrbinšek presented main goals of the LIFE Lynx project and highlighted threats faced by the lynx population in Slovenia. The film was followed by a presentation...

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Lynx photographs are chosen

Lynx photographs are chosen


Posted on Jul 24, 2018

In April, 2018, invitation for nature photographers to participate in lynx photographs lease. We collected 139 photographs from 11 different authors. International project group made a selection of 30 most suitable photographs for our project actions. Photographs will be used in a number of materials, presentations of the project and will greatly contribute to raising awareness about the importance of lynx conservation. We thank all...

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Anže Kopitar –Celebrity Ambassador

Anže Kopitar –
Celebrity Ambassador


Posted on Jul 11, 2018

Several members of the LIFE Lynx project team recently met with Anže Kopitar in Bled, Slovenia. Anže kindly made time for us during his annual summer youth hockey academy. We are thrilled that he is supporting our project as a celebrity ambassador. In addition to playing for the LA Kings in the NHL, Anže is a member of the Slovenian national hockey team whose logo is the lynx, which they proudly wear on their team jerseys....

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Croatian premiere of our documentary Path of the Lynx was held in Karlovac on June 20th. We are grateful to City library „Ivan Goran Kovačić“ Karlovac for hosting us in their beautiful amphitheater, and to University of Karlovac for their support in organization of this event. Welcome speeches were delivered by Vedran Slijepčević, coordinator of LIFE Lynx project for University of Karlovac, Vinko Pavlić, president of Hunting...

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Project leaflet

Project leaflet


Posted on Jun 21, 2018

We prepared a project leaflet with basic information about the Dinaric-SE Alpine lynx population and how we will help save it from another extinction. The leaflet will be distributed by project partners at events organized in LIFE Lynx...

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LIFE Lynx project team joined the celebration of the International Lynx Day, which we celebrate on June 11th. The initiative for celebration of the day dedicated to Europe biggest wild cat came from Interreg project 3Lynx. LIFE Lynx project team prepared two premieres of the film Path of the Lynx. The first premiere was in Kinodvor Ljubljana on June 11th, and the second one was on June 14th in Kočevje. Kočevje is closely connected to...

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LIFE Lynx project team organized a field trip for volunteers of Society Dinaricum on Tuesday, May 30th. We presented them the LIFE Lynx project and showed them a good example of cooperation and stakeholder involvement in large carnivore issues on the field. Part of our field trip was dedicated to cooperation with representatives of LIFE DINALP BEAR project from Slovenia Forest Service. We helped to set up high electric fence...

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