The Ministry of natural resources is appealing the decision to exclude elk from the red book

Минприроды обжалует решение исключить лося из Красной книги

Elk excluded from the red book

The population at the time of the decision on the entry of a European elk in the Red book was a little more than 3,000 individuals, said Minister of ecology and natural resources.

The population of European elk, which the court excluded from the red book of Ukraine, at the time of entering into it at the end of last year was just over 3000 individuals. The journalists said the Minister of ecology and natural resources Ostap Semerak, UNIAN news Agency reports Wednesday, 28 November.

According to him, this is several times less than it was five years ago.

“We see a rapid decrease in the population of this animal,” – said Semerak.

According to Radio Liberty, the Ministry of ecology and natural resources is appealing the decision of District administrative court of Kyiv, which declared illegal and void of any elk in the European Red book of Ukraine and a ban on hunting him.

Recall that in 2017 the Ministry of environment has made the moose in the Red book of Ukraine. In the summer of last year came into force an increase in damages for poaching four times.

 

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