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Northern Ireland shooting land supports wading birds

Land in Northern Ireland that is for shooting has been shown to provide vital habitat for wading bird populations. Recent results of a study comparing data from 1987, 1999 and 2013 show major declines in curlew, lapwing and snipe in

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Lapwing given EU Life+ boost

A project has been given €1.25million of funding by EU Life+ to help farmers in the Avon Valley reverse the decline in lapwing numbers.  The lapwing is red-listed as a conservation concern, and has suffered declines over the past 20

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Lapwing envy

Self-interested schemes such as ‘lapwing envy’ could help revive declining wildlife numbers, conservationists claim. Almost 200 scientists, conservationists, farmers and policy makers congregated at a research conference promoting wildlife revival in the UK. The conference, organised by the Game and

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Lapwing Lessons

As several species face severe local declines, Andrew Gilruth asks: is it time for conservation organisations to adopt game management principles before it’s too late? We have learnt the value of game management to conservation. Successful game management relies on

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