Tag Archives: European protected species

Proving crime committed against cetaceans

On yet another wet day when gardening is shelved I had intended to write a blog, but was wondering what might be relevant to summer time (summer time, try telling that to folks at T in the Park today!) Summer … Continue reading

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Friends of the great-crested newt

For the second of my books, The Thin Green Line, I wrote part of it based on cases investigated by my wildlife crime officer colleagues in other UK police forces. One such officer was Neil Hughes, the then wildlife crime … Continue reading

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The endangered Scottish wildcat and the law

  Having watched the Winterwatch programmes the past couple of evenings I am always concerned about the almost-terminal difficulties in which the Scottish wildcat finds itself. There is no doubt that over the years it has been persecuted (though less-so … Continue reading

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