As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Sunday 7 July 2019

Wild Justice mulls fresh legal action over new DEFRA bird kill licences

James Agyepong-Parsons

25 Jun 2019
DEFRA’s new general bird kill licence scheme allows licence holders to return to a business-as-usual approach, according to countryside groups
The department issued the new licences in mid-June, two months after Natural England axed the old regime in the face of legal action from legal outfit Wild Justice, which said the licences were unlawful.
Conservationist and Wild Justice co-founder Mark Avery told ENDS that licence holders will have returned to the methods they were using prior to Natural England’s revocation, and questioned whether DEFRA and Natural England, “have actually got around the legal problems the regulator admitted they had when they revoked the licences in the first place.''

No comments:

Post a Comment