We want an ambitious pro-active Policy in
favour of bears in the Pyrenees.
about twenty bears in the French and Spanish Pyrenees. Such a small number of
bears is not important enough to ensure the preservation of the species on this
None of the
two nucleuses of the population today is viable.
nucleus is not numerous enough ins spite of the recent reintroductions. As for
the western nucleus, which is only composed of two males, it nears extinction, although it covers half of its natural Pyrenean
of the bear population require an ambitious pro-active policy.
undersigned, ask the French and Spanish government to develop a strong and
lasting action to restore a viable population of bears in the Pyrenees, through
conservation and reintroduction plans, all concerted and harmonised in favour
of this species including :
New reintroductions for both nucleuses of bear
A reinforced legal protection of brown bears in France and Spain
An improved protection of the
habitats for bears
in France and Spain ;
A pro-active policy to enhance the
status of this natural heritage for local populations.