Shooting in National Parks

Our national parks are ‘treasured landscapes’. ‘Rugged wilds’. Perhaps. ‘Special places’? That probably depends on your definition of a ‘special place’. Somewhere to go for peace and solitude, go hiking or birdwatching perhaps, enjoy wildlife? Or how about somewhere to go and listen to shooters killing the wildlife and filling the valleys and hills with the sound of gunfire…?

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Turtle Doves | Unsustainable hunting and habitat loss

It’s not so very long ago that the European Turtle Dove was such a common fixture of the UK summer that almost everyone would have recognised the rolling, purring ‘turr-turr’ call that gave the bird its English name. But, writes Charlie Moores, it’s now the UK’s fastest declining bird species and considered vulnerable to extinction across its entire range.

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Shortcasts | Cutting a long story short

Sometimes you just don’t have the time or the energy to dive deep into a story, interview or a long-form podcast. Sometimes all you want is an opinion. A single idea that stays with you. A shot of motivation. An espresso rather than a mug of mocha with chocolate shavings. Delivered up by someone interesting of course. Welcome to War On Wildlife Shortcasts.

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