Tips for tracking and detecting wild boar

The African Swine Fever epidemic spread across in much of Europe, and has affected both wild boar and domestic pigs. This disease is one of the most complex and most important of those affecting pigs whose presence has important socio-economic repercussions for the countries that suffer from it. That is why, EFSA (European Food Safety […]

Moving forward together on increasing our knowledge of European mammals

Progress of Mammalnet project during 2020 We all remember 2020 as a very difficult year due to the effects of this pandemic, which presented us with new challenges.  But we believe we will also remember this year because it has allowed us to reassess the value of nature and biodiversity for our own survival and […]

Advances with MammalWeb app

During 2020 a series of improvements have been made in MammalWeb app that allows to improve the experience of the participants. More than 50,000 sequences have been uploaded to the MammalNet project on MammalWeb app from different regions of Europe, such as Germany, Hungary, Poland, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Ireland. Many of them are waiting to […]

Guides for carnivores, wild ruminants and wild boar density and abundance estimation

A trilogy of guidelines on estimation of wild mammals population abundance and density for its application in Europe has been published by ENETWILD project funded by EFSA These guidelines include recommendations for selecting methods to estimate abundance or density and its implementations for ungulate, carnivore and wild boar populations are provided.¬† Methods for generating a […]

Wildlife in cities, more noticed than ever.

Collage image of a wolf next to a big city These days of confinement we are living due to the expansion of COVID-19, we have received some videos and images of wild animals. “They have taken the streets” we can read in various articles and posts on social networks. People, accustomed to the hustle and bustle […]