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Licence grouse moors to tackle wildlife crime says key nature protection report

Wild Moors has welcomed the findings of a key United Nations report which considers ways for the UK to build on and improve its policy-making to become more effective at tackling wildlife crime.The comprehensive analysis, the Wildlife Crime Analytic Toolkit Report, puts forward a series of recommendations as to how the […]

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Wildlife crime on Britain’s grouse moors hits highest level since records began

Attacks on protected birds of prey rose last year to the highest level since records began 30 years ago, with almost two thirds linked to gamebird shooting, according to a new report published by the RSPB. The charity’s annual Birdcrime report revealed that there were 137 confirmed incidents of bird of […]

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Labour calls for introduction of grouse moor licensing

Labour has called for grouse moors to be licensed to help end a wave of wildlife crime in northern England’s uplands. It follows the release of undercover footage by Wild Moors, taken in May, showing a goshawk being illegally trapped and killed on a grouse moor in North Yorkshire. Birds of prey […]