The Ministry of ecology and natural resources appealed to the National Commission on the red book on the question of adding moose to endangered species. It is reported by the Ministry of environment.
The Department initiated research that will explore the real status of the populations of moose.
Funding for such research is possible at the expense of program of financing environmental measures.
Now elk in Ukraine is the latest of a trophy hunting species. According to various sources, the population size is around two to six thousand animals.
In the early 90s moose were found in all regions of Ukraine except Crimea, and now mainly only in the forest area.
On 3 February, Ukraine is forbidden to hunt moose. The moratorium is valid for the next 25 years.