Cyprus: First ever prison sentence handed down to bird trapper

The bases claimed last month that 132 people have been convicted for bird trapping over the past four years. “This is the first time in the history of the Sovereign Bases Area that someone has received a prison sentence for this type of crime. It is a serious offence for which the SBA has […]

Call for killing of birds deemed health hazard splits conservationists

Some of Britain’s most familiar species, such as the robin and starling, could end up in the firing line under new measures to allow destruction of nests and eggs if they present a danger

The robin, one of the species Natural England thinks might present a hazard. […]