European wildlife crime

This video from Scotland is called Launch of the Tayside Partnership Against Wildlife Crime Strategy.

From Wildlife Extra:

European wildlife being devastated by trapping, poisoning and shooting

BirdLife report reveals disturbing facts about illegal killing of birds throughout Europe

July 2011. In the last 10 years the Spanish government reported that at least 2,355 Red and Black Kites, 2,146 Griffon Vultures, 638 Black Vultures, 348 Egyptian Vultures (globally threatened!), 114 Spanish Imperial Eagles (globally threatened!), 40 Bearded Vultures, 7 brown bears and 858 specimens of other species have been poisoned.

BirdLife Partners from 38 European countries have gathered information about the illegal killing and trapping of birds that occur in their countries. The revealing results were presented at the European Conference on Illegal Killing of Birds in Larnaka, Cyprus.

Wildlife crime against British bats: here.

October 2012. The UK Government’s Environmental Audit Committee has published the report of its inquiry into Wildlife Crime. Wildlife protection laws in the UK are fractured and are being inconsistently applied in the courts, according to a report by Parliament’s cross-party environmental watchdog: here.

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