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From Science Daily on 12-Aug-2014 12:19

As another grouse shooting season begins, research shows ecology could help break the decades-long deadlock between grouse shooters and conservationists seeking to protect hen harriers on UK moorlands. The standoff between grouse managers and hen harrier conservationists is one of the UK's most bitter and contentious wildlife conflicts. Grouse managers want to maximize the number of birds available for shooting. Hen harriers eat grouse and are illegally killed.


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