• Bears are simply voles writ large: social structure determines the mechanisms of intrinsic population regulation in mammals 

      Odden, Morten; Ims, Rolf Anker; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Swenson, Jon; Andreassen, Harry Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The literature reveals opposing views regarding the importance of intrinsic population regulation in mammals. Different models have been proposed; adding importance to contrasting life histories, body sizes and social ...
    • Behavioral and Physiological Responses of Scandinavian Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) to Dog Hunts and Human Encounters 

      Le Grand, Luc; Thorsen, Neri Horntvedt; Fuchs, Boris; Evans, Alina L.; Laske, Timothy G.; Arnemo, Jon Martin; Sæbø, Solve; Støen, Ole-Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Innovations in biologging have offered new possibilities to better understand animals in their natural environment. Biologgers can be used by researchers to measure the impact of human disturbances on wildlife and guide ...
    • Brown bear (Ursus arctos) attacks resulting in human casualties in Scandinavia 1977-2016; management implications and recommendations 

      Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Ordiz Fernandez, Andres Avelino; Sahlén, Veronica; Arnemo, Jon Martin; Sæbø, Solve; Mattsing, Glenn; Kristofferson, magnus; Brunberg, Sven; Kindberg, Jonas; Swenson, Jon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    • Brown bear attacks on humans: a worldwide perspective 

      Bombieri, Giulia; Naves, J.; Penteriani, Vincenzo; Selva, Nuria; Fernández-Gil, Alberto; López-Bao, J. V.; Ambarli, H.; Bautista, Carlos; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Swenson, Jon; Wabakken, Petter; Bespalova, T.; Bobrov, V.; Bolshakov, V.; Bondarchuk, S.; Camarra, J.J.; Chiriac, S.; Ciucci, P.; Dutsov, A.; Dykyy, I.; Fedriani, J.M.; García-Rodríguez, A.; Garrote, P.J.; Gashev, S.; Groff, C.; Gutleb, B.; Haring, B.; Härkönen, S.; Huber, D.; Kaboli, M.; Kalinkin, Y.; Karamanlidis, A.A.; Karpin, V.; Kastrikin, V.; Khlyap, L.; Khoetsky, P.; Kojola, I.; Korolev, A.; Korytin, N.; Kozsheechkin, V.; Krofel, M.; Kurhinen, J.; Kuznetsova, I.; Larin, E.; Levykh, A.; Mamontov, Mamontov.; Männil, P.; Melovski, D.; Mertzanis, Y.; Meydus, A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The increasing trend of large carnivore attacks on humans not only raises human safety concerns but may also undermine large carnivore conservation efforts. Although rare, attacks by brown bears Ursus arctos are also on ...
    • Capture, Anesthesia, and Disturbance of Free-Ranging Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) during Hibernation 

      Evans, Alina L.; Sahlén, Veronica; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Fahlman, Åsa; Brunberg, Sven; Madslien, Knut; Fröbert, Ole; Swenson, Jon E.; Arnemo, Jon Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      We conducted thirteen immobilizations of previously collared hibernating two- to four-year-old brown bears (Ursus arctos) weighing 21–66 kg in central Sweden in winter 2010 and 2011 for comparative physiology research. ...
    • Capture, Anesthesia, and Disturbance of Free-Ranging Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) during Hibernation 

      Evans, Alina; Sahlén, Veronica; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Fahlman, Åsa; Brunberg, Sven; Madslien, Knut; Fröbert, Ole; Swenson, Jon; Arnemo, Jon Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012)
      We conducted thirteen immobilizations of previously collared hibernating two- to four-year-old brown bears (Ursus arctos) weighing 21–66 kg in central Sweden in winter 2010 and 2011 for comparative physiology research. ...
    • Pronounced expression of the lipolytic inhibitor G0/G1 Switch Gene 2 (G0S2) in adipose tissue from brown bears (Ursus arctos) prior to hibernation 

      Jessen, Niels; Nielsen, Thomas S.; Vendelbo, Mikkel H.; Viggers, Rikke; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Evans, Alina; Frøbert, Ole (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Prior to hibernation, the brown bear (Ursus arctos) exhibits unparalleled weight gain. Unlike humans, weight gain in bears is associated with lower levels of circulating free fatty acids (FFA) and increased insulin ...