Human rights: EC law – legality of fox-hunting ban (N. McKay & S. Foster)

Author(s) Nikki McKay and Steve Foster Keywords Human rights, Animals, European Union, EC law, Free movement of goods, Freedom of association, Freedom to provide services, Hunting, Necessary in democratic society, Peaceful enjoyment of possessions, Right to respect for private and family life Abstract Examines the House of Lords decision in R. (on the application of Countryside Alliance) […]

The legal basis for control of imports of animal & plant material into the UK (R. Black)

Author Robert Black Keywords Environment, Animal products, Animals, Environmental protection, Food safety, Import controls, Plants, Public health Abstract Discusses international standards in animal and plant health and food safety and UK and EC legislation on animal and plant health. Considers the implementation of Council Directive 93/77 in the UK and regulatory innovations in plant health including plant […]

Lex pernis apivorus: an experiment of environmental law methodology (J. Ebbeson)

Author Jonas Ebbesson Keywords Environment, Animals, Birds, Conservation, EC law, Habitats, International environmental law Abstract Analyses the effectiveness of nature conservation law by tracking the migration of the honey buzzard from its breeding ground in Sweden, across continental Europe through to its winter in Africa. Identifies national, regional and international environmental legislation applicable to its […]

Wildlife reforms in Scotland (C.T. Reid)

Author Colin T. Reid Keywords Animals, Agriculture, Environment, Badgers, Deer, Game, Heather and grass burning, Non-native species, Scotland, Sites of special scientific interest, Wildlife Abstract Reflects on the main reforms proposed by the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Bill 2010, including those concerning the game laws, snaring, non-native species, deer, badgers, sites of special scientific […]

Sequential foraging, itinerant fences and parrot poaching in Bolivia (S.F. Pires and R.V. Clarke)

Author(s) Stephen F. Pires and Ronald V. Clarke Keywords Animals, Birds, Bolivia, Poaching, Wildlife offences Abstract Investigates why some specific species of Bolivian parrots are found in illegal pet markets in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, using optimal foraging theory. Citation (2011) 51(2) British Journal of Criminology 314-335 Paper Sequential foraging, itinerant fences and parrot poaching in […]