hunting of endangered species

Georgia’s environment minister resigns

By | September 1st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia’s environment minister has resigned in order to stand for election for the National Movement party. George Khachidze, who was appointed to the post in 2008, today announced on his Facebook page that he has resigned in order to become a member […]

Georgia allows hunting of endangered species

By | January 27th, 2012|Categories: Environment, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Georgia allows hunting of rare animal species, which could lead to their extinction, environmentalists claim. The legislative changes will also allow hunting in protected areas. Hunting and protection of species is regulated by a kind of laws used under the Soviet Union called normative acts and decrees. The law doesn’t directly [...]