Crimestoppers poaching campaign

The independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers has launched a new public information campaign against poaching in the UK. The campaign is backed with a series of informational posters encouraging members of the public to report people they suspect to be involved

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Make a note

There’s a new piece of kit to help fight coursing and poaching – it’s a notebook. PAW Scotland Poaching and Coursing Priority Group has released an incident book to help members of the public get the facts down and document

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Elephants threatened by poaching

African elephants are so threatened by an increase in poaching in recent years that it is believed more elephants are killed than are being born.

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Project Trespass

A new initiative to tackle poaching was launched on October 1 2013 by the Poaching Priority Delivery Group. Helena Douglas explains how Project Trespass will work   The Poaching Priority Delivery Group, set up in 2008, comprises police representatives, the

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The real crime is, they’re getting away with it

Editor-in-chief Peter Carr blasts poachers of all persuasions – and says a co-ordinated fight back is required to make the authorities sit up and take notice How many cases of deer poaching would you guess are reported each year? Would

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Police tackle poachers

Police tackle poachers Police and forest rangers are hoping the recently introduced Project Trespass will help tackle the problem of deer poaching – particularly in Devon, Cornwall, and Exmoor areas. Exmoor, which has the largest red deer population in England,

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Gamekeepers and the law: part two

Brush up on the legal parameters of gamekeeping, advised David Barrington Barnes, especially as it isn’t getting any simpler

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Undesirable Company

Modern poachers are far from the ‘one for the pot’ stereotype – as David Barrington Barnes explains, they’re often involved in all sorts of criminal activity

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