RSPB part time worker sacked over Flow Country protest stance

[airesizeimg src=”http://raptorpolitics.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/RSPB-WORKER-SACKED$-225×300$.jpg” alt=”OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA” class=”alignleft size-medium wp-image-14896″ ]AN RSPB Scotland worker has been sacked after objecting to the charity’s plans to develop its Forsinard Flows Visitor Centre as part of a £9.6million project. Linda Bower (51), a part-time cleaner at the centre, put a sign up in her garden reading “RSPB not welcome in […]

Shot Egyptian vulture leads conservationists to bizarre black-market for bird parts

Around 11 AM on Thursday, 27 February 2014, Angoulou Enika was lying hidden in the tall grass on the side of a large water hole in the Sahel region of Niger. He was staying as quiet as he could while aiming his custom-made rifle at an Egyptian vulture which had landed nearby to drink from […]