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New initiative to target the raptor killers in North Yorkshire

How about this for proper, proactive, genuine partnership working to tackle illegal raptor killing in North Yorkshire, one of the UK’s most prolific raptor persecution hotspots. This is really encouraging. There’s no obsfuscation here, just a clear acknowledgement that raptors are still being illegally killed in North Yorkshire and an equally clear intention from all […]
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Golden eagle ‘Fred’ disappears 7 miles from Scottish Parliament

Last summer, in partnership with Chris Packham, we satellite tagged a shedload of golden eagles in Scotland (see here for project details). We haven’t blogged much about these eagles since then because they’ve been hanging around in their parents’ territories and those locations need to remain secret. However, in mid-January 2018, one of those young […]
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News on Scot Gov’s grouse moor management review & mountain hare culling

In January we blogged about a number of Parliamentary questions lodged by Colin Smyth MSP relating to the Government’s grouse moor management review group and mountain hare culling. Written responses are as follows: S5W-14019: Colin Smyth (Scottish Labour, South Scotland) Date lodged: 23/1/2018 To ask the Scottish Government, further to its announcement on 24 November 2017, […]
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Peaky blindness

At the end of January we blogged about a shocking display of arrogance and abuse of position in an attempt to shield raptor killers in the Peak District National Park (see here). We’d been sent a copy of an email, purportedly written by the then Moorland Association representative in the Peak District, addressed to a […]
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