Monthly Archives: February 2014

Would adding environmental issues to the school curriculum help fight wildlife crime?

Nature writer Jim Crumley recently wrote an excellent article on wildlife crime in The Courier. He concluded that in order to help break the pattern all schoolchildren should have nature study as part of their curriculum. I agree with him … Continue reading

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Horrific cruelty – a microwaved kitten

Following on news today that a woman had microwaved a kitten, this is unfortunately more common than most people might imagine. He is another very similar incident from a chapter on cruelty issues dealt with by the police from my … Continue reading

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Birders against Wildlife Crime

      I see that a new group, Birders against Wildlife Crime (BAWC) has been formed by five bird watchers. The aim is to encourage the thousands of men and women who go bird watching to be aware of … Continue reading

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Cutting logs on sunlit winter days

A very short blog today as I am having an early night ready for a 3.40 am alarm call to go to work at the National Wildlife Crime Unit. No particular need to start early but (1) I like early … Continue reading

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More from the Tayside primary schools project

  An excerpt from Wildlife Detective on amusing out-takes from the primary schools wildlife crime project of the former Tayside Police My working day is often lightened during the part of the year when the schools are taking part in … Continue reading

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