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Raptor Politics · 1w ago

New petition calling for the Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981 to be updated and amended to take account of raptor annihilation on Red Grouse Moors.

New petition calling for the Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981 to be updated and amended to include the addition of a Vicarious Liability law, making estate owners responsible for the illegal ...
Raptor Politics · 1w ago

86 million Americans watched wildlife in 2016, a 20 percent jump from 2011

People watch birds at the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge in Montana. Photo by...
Raptor Politics · 1w ago

Wildlife in France – Harriers and their protection

The plains of Poitou-Charentes and Vendée whether they be the high open windswept areas su...
Raptor Politics · 1W ago

NATIONAL PARK MANAGEMENT PLAN REVIEW 2018-2023 Initial Consultation ‘Your Dales’ July 2017

Malham Cove attracts thousands of Visitors each year to view one of the few Peregrines ne...
Raptor Politics · 3W ago

Guest blog – Bowland: crimes against nature by Eleanor Upstill-Goddard.

Eleanor is a wildlife conservationist and raptor enthusiast from Northumberland with an MSc in Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management from Newcastle University. She indulges her...
Raptor Politics · 3W ago

The end of Langholm part 2. Will there ever be a part 3?

The end of August 2017 sees the end of a 10 year programme to make Langholm moor a biodive...
Raptor Politics · 4W ago

DEFRA & Scottish Government policy teams investigating changes to trap legislation.

You will most likely not aware that there are changes on the horizon for the use of Fenn traps in the UK because they are no longer considered humane for use on some fur-bearing species. The...
Raptor Politics · 1M ago

Deven Police appeal for witnesses after male Peregrine found poisoned

Deven Police Officers are investigating an incident after being contacted by staff at Glendinning Quarry in Ashburton, Devon, on Tuesday 15 August, following reports of an injured Peregrine ...
Raptor Politics · 1M ago

The beauty of vultures, the extremely important ecosystem services they provide, and the danger of veterinary diclofenac – on tv

An excellent TV reportage on vultures – including some great footage of Pyrenean bearded ...
Raptor Politics · 1M ago

Protesters in their thousands descend on Westminster today calling for end to grouse shooting on Inglorious Twelfth

Ashamed and very angry citizens from across our country gathered in front of Westminster in their thousands (today 12th August 2017) to voice their concerns at the killing of wildlife, including Hen Harriers on red grouse moorland. The Tory Governmen...