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Sniffer dogs join the quest for wolves in the mountains of Hungary

 In the North Hungarian Mountains, an estimated 30 to 35 wolves roam the forests of the Bükk National Park Directorate. Monitoring this elusive species is always a challenge, but new help has been found: sniffer dogs. In this video, the poison and carcass detection dog (PCDD) unit of BirdLife Hungary shows its new skills finding wolf biological […]

Leaflet on raptor poisoning

WWF Hungary together with BirdLife Hungary has prepared a leaflet on raptor poisoning cases in Hungary. The leaflet describes the most typical cases, defines the potential offenders, introduces the most commonly used poisoning materials and describes pilot cases which have been settled with court judgement. In Hungary, the most affected bird species are imperial eagle, […]

Podcast about illegal poisoing in Hungary

The most recent bird poisoning cases in Hungary draw attention to how important is to detect, sanction and prevent these crimes. In the seventh episode of WWF Hungary’s Lételem podcast László Patkó, Large Carnivores Programme Manager of WWF Hungary together with Márton Árvay, Project Manager of BirdLife Hungary, talk about illegal poisoning of raptors and […]

Sniffer dog unit in Hungary, part I

The poison and carcass detection dog (PCDD) unit of BirdLife Hungary has been playing a significant role in the fight against raptor poisoning since 2013. In the past seven years, the unit has carried out more than a thousand field searches, found 585 poisonings related evidence thus helping crime detection. The PCDD unit has a […]

Video de la campaña “Crímenes Salvajes”

Los delitos contra la biodiversidad constituyen la amenaza principal para muchas de las especies del planeta. Como seres humanos, la nuestra es la única capaz de cometer estos terribles crímenes, pero también de perseguirlos y evitarlos. Trabajemos en equipo para detenerlos. #StopWildlifeCrimes Más información sobre la campaña:

“Wild Crimes” campaign Video

Crimes against biodiversity constitute a major threat to many of the planet’s species. We human beings, are the only one capable of such horrible crimes, but also of preventing and chasing them. Let’s team up to stop them. #StopWildlifeCrime See more about the campaign at