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  1. dragnil

    Could you eat a Robin? – The work of LIPU – BirdLife in Italy

    This is just my opinion, but since the "old" Corpo Forestali" was taken over by the Carabinieri it seems to be much more active and aggressive in its pursuit of law breakers - long may that continue! There is excellent co-operation with LIPU and, no doubt, other NGOs in the field and I'm sure...
  2. dragnil

    Could you eat a Robin? – The work of LIPU – BirdLife in Italy

    Thanks for your thoughts, Christian, LIPU does indeed spend a lot of time and effort in the schools. As you say, it's very much a generational thing, young people are much more aware of nature - but it's very hard to change the habits of the old men (and I speak as one!).
  3. dragnil

    Could you eat a Robin? – The work of LIPU – BirdLife in Italy

    For many years LIPU has mounted patrols in the hills of norther Italy, between Brescia and the lakes to confiscate traps which have been illegally set in the autumn for decades. The perpetrators excuse this breach of Italian and European law by saying that it is in the hunting season but...
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