Thursday, 09 April 2020 21:36

Muirburn in the time of coronavirus

On 23 March 2020, a 'controlled' fire in Yorkshire got out of hand and damaged 200 hectares of rare blanket bog. The blaze, on a…
Friday, 20 March 2020 21:06

Two hen harriers shot. Two arrests

More sad news. Two more hen harriers shot, both in Yorkshire – England's wildlife crime epicentre. The illegal persecution is relentless. But there is also some…
On 13 February, the RSPB published new data on raptor persecution, and it's not good news. 2018 was the worst year in over a decade…
Friday, 17 January 2020 13:28

New MP slams grouse shooting

"The countryside in my constituency is beautiful, but it is under threat. The moorlands are on fire, burnt for grouse shooting. These acts of vandalism…
The RSPB has published its Hen Harrier LIFE Project report. It is a great piece of work, revealing much that is new about the hen…