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Defenders of Wildlife produces many reports, fact sheets, tip sheets and other types of publications.

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As efforts to restore wolves to their historical ranges succeed, conflict with ranchers invariably arises. To protect wolves and livestock, ranchers can adopt nonlethal practices, and consumers can insist on purchasing meat from ranchers who do.
Conflicts between people and wildlife pose a serious challenge to conservation. We need long-term solutions that allow people and wildlife to coexist.
Tools and techniques to prevent conflicts with wildlife.
The Wood River Wolf Project uses nonlethal tools and methods to reduce wolf depredation on livestock.
When sea ice melts, polar bears are forced to look for food on land, a search that is increasingly bringing them into contact - and conflict - with people.
The biggest factor affecting grizzly bear recovery is human-related mortality. Defenders works with landowners, ranchers, government agencies and other partners to find solutions to these conflicts.
The southwestern United States are home to two predators struggling to regain their footing in their historic habitat: Jaguars and Mexican gray wolves. Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to ending the vicious cycle of livestock loss and predator removal that poses a barrier to the recovery of these animals.
As human communities encroach on Florida's remaining wild lands, people are coming into closer and closer contact with wildlife, including the endangered Florida panther.
Gray Wolf © Michael S Quinton / National Geographic Stock
Defenders is working coast to coast to help people and wildlife coexist. This infographic shows the types of projects and different animals we worked to protect during 2011 through our Wildlife Coexistence Partnership program.

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