Governing large carnivores: why reinvent the wheel?

Camilla Sandström

Umeå University

Katarina Hansson will give the presentation: Katarina Hansson, student at the Department of Political Science at Umeå University, Sweden. She is currently studying the masters program in political science with a focus on governance and natural resource management. Her master thesis will discuss the governance of large carnivores in Sweden and pay special attention to the relationship between the Commission of the European Union and the Swedish Government regarding large carnivore issues.


How to govern large carnivores has proven to be a difficult task, both politically and from a scientific point of view. The problem(s) seem to be perceived similarly around the world, where top-down governing is considered... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Camilla Sandström (Umeå University)
  2. Katarina Hansson (Umeå University)

Topic Areas

Topics: Decentralization and Conservation , Topics: Fish and Wildlife Governance , Topics: Collaborative Fish and Wildlife Management


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