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Re-wilding Woes

Tim Bonner explains that, while the re-wilding theory has its good points, taking it to its conclusion is both impractical and potentially problematic   The debate surrounding re-wilding in Britain has been growing for some time now. As a result,

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Posted in Viewpoint

Could wolves return to the Highlands?

Major conservation body John Muir Trust backs plans to bring wolves back to Scotland¬†   The John Muir Trust has stated there is ‘no ecological reason’ why wolves could not return to the Scottish Highlands, and is backing re-wilding projects

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Is there more to come?

After explaining what can cause peaks of mortality in a young flock, Alan Pearson turns his attention to further challenges

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Posted in Game Bird Vet

Royal Society for the Persecution of Birds?

RSPB slammed for hypocrisy after conservation director admits the bird charity kills gulls, crows and magpies

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SGA speaks out on snaring

The Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association has condemned the setting of illegal snares

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Culling adversity

David Barrington Barnes suggests single-issue focus groups, vote-watching politicians and lengthy licensing procedures are making wildlife management harder than it needs to be Should you discover the corner of a wheat field where the crop is destroyed by the fresh

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Posted in Countryside Law
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