Caught in the crosshairs: French hunters under pressure after deaths of forest walkers

Earlier this week, the French government announced a plan to improve hunting safety and reduce the number of sometimes fatal accidents. Opponents of hunting denounce insufficient measures and underline the lack of debate around biodiversity. France has nearly one million hunters, who say they are acting to protect the environment. But anti-hunting campaigners are not buying that argument. Our team reports.

A report by Jade Lévin, Julia Guggenheim, Héloïse Melan, David Gilberg and Guillaume Gougeon.

>> Hunters: Enemies or allies of the environment?


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