US Conservation Groups Calls for Changes at Nation’s Most Deadly Wind Power Development.

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(Washington, D.C., October 17, 2012) A coalition of eight conservation organizations has called on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to make changes at a wind energy facility in Western Maryland to reduce bird and bat mortality. According to recent data, the 28-turbine Criterion Wind Project, located near Oakland, Maryland, about 175 […]

‘Operation Bowland Raptor Rescue –Launching Spring 2013

Raptor conservation and protection throughout Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland is currently a complete shambles. Since Natural England declined to give disturbance licences for peregrines to the North West Raptor Group who have covered this region for the past 45 years, hen harrier have disappeared, and many historic peregrine territories have been found to be abandoned.

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Marsh harrier – rare bird of prey – found poisoned on Goxhill marshes near Humber

Bird protection organisation the RSPB is offering a £1,000 reward for information leading to a conviction after a marsh harrier was found poisoned on Goxhill marshes. Take Note Mr. Benyon, this is the kind of activity your failure to act is helping to promote!

The dead bird was discovered on top of a large […]

Fury at minister’s ‘astounding’ refusal to ban deadly bird poison

Millionaire landowner – and Wildlife minister Richard Benyon MP – accused of putting wealthy friends before his parliamentary brief to protect wildlife. The Wildlife minister, Richard Benyon, has been accused of being “the gamekeeper’s friend” by refusing to outlaw a poison used by some to kill protected birds of prey on shooting estates.

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Committee of MP’s urge Government action over Wildlife Crime.

[singlepic id=291 w=118 h=118 float=center] AS RSPB LAUNCHES INFORMATION APPEAL OVER POISONED BIRD OF PREY

The RSPB has today [Thursday 18 October, 2012] welcomed a committee of MPs’ challenge to the government to take action over the ‘systematic killing’ of birds of prey. The RSPB trusts the Government will implement the recommendations from the Environmental […]