Wastwater Lake in Cumbria in the evening light is a view that’s hard to beat. Above the far shore are Scafell and Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain, a little to the left. At a depth of 258ft (79m), Wastwater is England’s deepest lake. Image Credit: Photograph by RichardDerwent/GuardianWitness See more images via From Skye to […]

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Further to the publication of the Werritty Review on grouse moor management this morning (here), the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) has joined other groups in calling for the Scottish Government to stop procrastinating and get on with sorting out the practices that ‘have a serious impact on our natural environment’. There’s a strong and resolute message emerging […]

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Raptor Persecution UK was one of a number of organisations giving evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change & Land Reform (ECCLR) Committee last week on the proposed increase in penalties for wildlife crime. The Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections & Powers) (Scotland) Bill was introduced by Environment Cabinet Secretary Roseanna Cunningham on 30th […]

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