High Court Grants Gamekeeper Go-Ahead To Challenge Natural England Tuesday 25th Nov 2014

A gamekeeper has been given permission by the High Court to proceed with a claim for Judicial Review against the Government’s wildlife licensing authority, Natural England (NE). The self-employed gamekeeper had applied for a licence to control buzzards attacking young pheasants on a small game shooting enterprise he runs for local farmers in Northumberland. NE […]

Birdlife Malta members in court for ‘possession of protected species’ – Fiasco as Police had concluded there was no case

Three Birdlife members photographed holding birds which had been shot to highlight illegal hunting on the island. Some of the birds were dead others were collected for veterinary treatment. Never the less the Federation for Hunting insisted the conservationists should be prosecuted for being in possession of protected species.

The case was […]