RSPB Media Release

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A former Suffolk police officer, Michael Upson (of Sotherton, Suffolk) has pleaded guilty today at Norwich Magistrates Court of possessing 650 wild bird eggs collected while he was still in the Suffolk Constabulary. This follows a successful investigation by the Norfolk and Suffolk […]

Motion presented to the Scottish Parliament Condemning the Deaths of 11 Golden Eagles since 2007.

Following complaints sent by many members of the public from all over the UK to the Scottish Parliament in response to the death in Glen Esk, Angus of the Golden Eagle, action in the way of a parliamentary motion has now resulted in a call for urgent action to be taken in an attempt to […]

Saving Asia’s Vultures from Extinction (S.A.V.E)

Crisis in Asia as Vulture populations crash throughout their whole range

As recently as 1990, the total number of Oriental white backed, Long billed and Slender billed vultures was estimated at 40 million. Today that number has declined below 10,000 birds.

Research has now identified the ant-inflammatory drug ‘Diclofenac’ used in the treatment of livestock […]

There is no longer any doubt,Richard Benyon MP is unfit for DEFRA.

Richard Benyon is one of the richest landowners in Berkshire, the great, great, great grandson of a former Prime Minister Lord Salisbury and lives in a Tudor Mansion. He is firmly in the top 1% of the countries aristocracy. What bothers many people as a Minister for the Environment he has consistently acted with contempt […]

Is it now time to adopt a more radical Strategy to bring about an end to Persecution?

Im somewhat concerned that some people are pinning their hopes on Vicarious Liability helping the cause against harrier persecution. All I see happening is employers urging their gamekeepers to be more cautious in the way they kill harriers in future.