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GROUSE SHOOTING LICENSING PROPOSAL A ‘SERIOUSLY DAMAGING BLOW’
GROUSE SHOOTING LICENSING PROPOSAL A ‘SERIOUSLY DAMAGING BLOW’
Rural organisations said today (26 November 2020) that the Scottish Government’s announcement that it is to develop a licensing scheme for grouse moors will be a seriously damaging blow to fragile rural communities. Following publication of Scottish Government’s response to Werritty Review of grouse moor management, the following joint statement was issued by: British Association
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GROUSE MOOR REPORT SHOWS UNRIVALLED IMPACT OF SECTOR TO RURAL SCOTLAND
GROUSE MOOR REPORT SHOWS UNRIVALLED IMPACT OF SECTOR TO RURAL SCOTLAND
New Scottish Government-led research into the impact of grouse shooting has provided ‘definitive proof’ of its value to rural Scotland. Scottish Land & Estates welcomed research carried out by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and the James Hutton Institute, which studied socioeconomic and biodiversity impacts of driven grouse moors as well as the employment rights of
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New Study by the University of Northampton – What Impacts does Integrated Moorland Management including Grouse Shooting have on Moorland Communities?
New Study by the University of Northampton - What Impacts does Integrated Moorland Management including Grouse Shooting have on Moorland Communities?
Authors: Professor Simon Denny, Tracey Latham-Green (link here) This mixed methods research study considers the economic and social impacts of upland, moorland management in the UK and compares them to nationally available data. The research project aimed to identify the economic and social circumstances of communities in moorland areas where grouse shooting takes place, and
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UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF PARTICIPATION IN DRIVEN GAME SHOOTING IN THE UK
UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF PARTICIPATION IN DRIVEN GAME SHOOTING IN THE UK
Author: Dr Tracy Latham-Green, University of Northampton Executive Summary of a PhD thesis, 8th September 2020 An estimated 1.5 million people take part in driven game shooting in the UK. The findings of this PhD thesis show that participation offers significant benefits for participants in terms of physical health, mental health, social cohesion, inter-generational mixing,
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