Raptor Persecution in Scotland. Channel 4 News, tonight 7-8pm

Isn’t it ironic, while both Prince William and his father Prince Charles, are involved in an international summit to tackle wildlife crime in Africa, Channel 4 are broadcasting a one hour programme which will take a closer look at crimes being directed against iconic raptors like the golden eagle here in the UK on […]

Scottish Natural Heritage announce new Chairman appointment

Scottish Government press release:

Chair Appointed To The Board Of Scottish Natural Heritage

The Minister for Environment and Climate Change Paul Wheelhouse today announced the appointment of Ian Ross as Chair to the Board of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).


Albanian Government bans hunting of migrating birds

Last July, novelist and bird-watcher Jonathan Franzen wrote a devastating account for National Geographic magazine about the mass slaughter of migrating birds across the Mediterranean. The situation, he wrote, was especially dire in Albania, which lies along a major migratory fly way. Due to indiscriminate hunting, the skies above Albania were literally being emptied of […]