Executive to ban foreign species from Scotland

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Executive to ban foreign species from Scotland

Post: #41165 PurpleDragon
Thu Nov 16, 2006 9:58 am

ANYONE releasing "alien and invasive" species of plants and animals - including wild boar and one particular type of rhododendron - would face up to two years in jail under a crackdown outlined yesterday.

About 150 forms of life would be added to the proscribed list and, for the first time, the Scottish Executive is also proposing that the sale of 21 species would be a criminal offence.

Full story : http://news.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=1694902006

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Post: #41187 paradox
Thu Nov 16, 2006 12:05 pm

interesting read thanks for the link

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