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Ministry of Environment bans bird hunting

The Ministry of Environment announced a two-year ban on hunting and capturing wild birds nationwide. Resolution 0019-2017 signed by Minister of Environment Francisco Domínguez Brito prohibits collecting eggs and destroying bird nests.

The ban covers all species, including migratory birds. The ban begins on 29 July 2017. As of that date all hunting permits are suspended. The ban is to protect many species that are threatened by extinction.

http://ambiente.gob.do/medio-ambient…ceria-de-aves/

Source: DR1, Ambiente

June 14, 2017

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