Bow hunting was banned in Sweden in the 1930s. Now though, there’s a proposal to follow neighbouring Denmark and bring it back.
Hanna Dittrich Söderman at the Swedish environmental agency tells Radio Sweden why they want to see hunting with bows brought back and answers the critics who say it is inhumane.
Related stories from around the North:
Finland: Hunting restricted for three duck species, but jackdaws now fair game, Yle News
Norway: Grouse declines lead to strict hunting regulations in Arctic Norway, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: Educating immigrants about Sweden by teaching them the art of hunting, Radio Sweden
United States: Trump admin pushes for looser rules on predator hunting in Alaska, Alaska Public Media