Environmental Audit Committee inquiry into wildlife crime – call for evidence

On the 20th January The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) launched a new inquiry into wildlife crime, following up its Report from 2004. In that Report, the EAC examined wildlife crime in terms of protection for wild animals (badgers, birds, pondlife, etc) and wild plants; and trade in wildlife and wildlife products in the UK. As […]

The National Trust Speaks out following the Glenn Brown conviction.

The National Trust via their Natural Environment Director Simon Pryor is given a chance to clear the air on Mark Avery’s Blog following the unsuccessful appeal brought by Derbyshire gamekeeper Glenn Brown. Brown was the resident gamekeeper on Howden Moor owned by the National Trust who was successfully convicted of several serious wildlife crimes last […]