New regional plan: stop hunting in Sicily

Published on January 17, 2013


It was accepted with positive the appeal filed by Legambiente last November, by the Council of Administrative Justice, which then ordered the Sicilian Region to provide, within 60 days, to disclose a new the regional plan and a timetable wildlife hunting. Now expects a substantial backed by the new commissioner to agricultural resources Sicilian, Dario Cartabellotta, on the implementation of the Ordinance of the judges, with the enactment of the new regional plan fauna, in full compliance with environmental requirements. For environmental groups and animal welfare organizations, the new measure is a key intervention for birds that in the latter period witnessed the migratory journey that millions of birds undertake moving from Northern Europe to the Mediterranean and North Africa. Legambiente, ENPA, Lav, Man and WWF call on the competent authorities to develop adequate prevention and control services.