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The Hard-to-Swallow Hazelnut

Concerns are growing over the intensive farming of this nut, which is causing land degradation and pollution and putting biodiversity at risk. Federica Luoni, Nature Conservation Area, LIPU Translated from...

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ILLEGAL KILLING OF BIRDS (IKB) – OPERATION PEREGRINUS

A very large operation code-named ‘Peregrinus’ was implemented in the last few days in many locations across the whole of Italy. The Prosecutor office of Enna (Sicily) led the investigations...

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WELL-KNOWN PALERMO POACHER ARRESTED WHILE TRAPPPING GOLDFINCHES ALONG THE RIVER IMERA

WELL-KNOWN PALERMO POACHER ARRESTED WHILE TRAPPPING GOLDFINCHES ALONG THE RIVER IMERA A well-known Palermo bird-catcher was stopped in the town of Buonfornello (PA) on the bed of the River Imera...

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The capture of wild birds to be used as decoys

News from the European commission, but a bit of background first: Good news in an on ongoing legal saga. 1. The European Commission ruled that the capture of wild birds...

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Collared Pratincoles in Sicily

The Piana di Gela is one of the most important agricultural areas of Sicily. Named after the city of Gela (an ancient Greek settlement), it was famed for its wheat...

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A visit to La Fagiana Recovery Centre

On a recent visit to Italy we visited LIPU Head Office in Parma but, on our way there we were fortunate to call in at the CRFS La Fagiana and...

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News from Cave di Gaggio LIPU Reserve, near Venice

The conservation area located in the Marcon municipality keeps offering special emotions thanks to many achievements. The Oasis, run by LIPU astonishes again this year for some results, epochal in...

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A Review of the Year 2018-19

LIPU-UK has just closed another successful business year – and what a year this has been! We started with a greater fund raising target than ever before and had a...

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Bonelli’s Eagle Protection in 2019

This encouraging report has been received from Giuseppe Rannisi of LIPU Catania in Sicily In 2019, three surveillance camps were organized by Gruppo Tutela Rapaci. GTR involves LIPU volunteers, as...

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An extension to Canneto Boverio

A previous post https://www.lipu-uk.org/a-jewel-of-an-oasis/ explained the partnership between LIPU and Burchvif in the creation of a small but wonderful oasis in the midst of a rice growing area – the...

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