The MILLIONAIRE fund manager John Dodd who claimed police and wildlife campaigners targeted him over the death of a rare bird of prey found on his Scottish Estate has sold up. Mr Dodd, co-founder of Edinburgh-based firm Artemis, is reported to have sold the 10,000-acre Glenogil shooting moor in the Angus Braes to a German, [...]
RSPB Media Release
Despite evidence that wildlife crime is a threat to some of our most threatened species, Government has ignored the advice of a committee of MPs by refusing to provide long-term financial security for the National Wildlife Crime Unit. They have also ignored some simple recommendations to turn up the heat on [...]
After watching this programme the majority of people will have few doubts who has been responsible for the loss of the Hen Harrier in England. We must congratulate Tim Melling from the RSPB for his straight talking, its only a pity that Natural England’s National Hen Harrier co-ordinator was not forthcoming regarding the culpability of [...]
Wildlife Crime Unit
Responsible department: Home Office
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Britain’s National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU), which leads the fight against the burgeoning illegal wildlife trade, may be facing the axe. The National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU) is a British national police unit that gathers intelligence on wildlife crime and provides analytical and investigative support [...]
Britain’s National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU), which leads the fight against the burgeoning illegal wildlife trade, may be facing the axe. Concern is growing about the future of the widely praised unit, as the Home Office is refusing to agree its funding, which runs out on 31 March.
It would appear all gamekeepers are law-abiding [...]
To say that I am furious is an understatement; I have today received an e-mail from the RSPB asking me personally for a donation of £25 to help them raise £600,000 to help save the Hen Harrier before 20th December. Where we’re they when we needed 100,000 signatures for our e-petition to get Vicarious [...]
Four red kites were among birds of prey poisoned last year
RSPB Scotland has renewed its call for landowners and their staff in some parts of Scotland to do more to protect raptors from being killed illegally.
Some of the country’s rarest birds of prey are continuing to be poisoned, trapped and killed illegally, according to an animal welfare charity.
It all started with great hope and here we are with less than 15 days to go with a tenth of the number of people needed [10,800] to push the commons to speak about the ‘British disease’. The Badger cull petition flew through the 100,000 barrier in a few weeks but no one cares about [...]
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.