"The Sharjah Environment" seized 205 devices that mimic the sounds of birds


"The Sharjah Environment" seized 205 devices that mimic the sounds of birds

Date: 2018-11-06 03:48

During the inspection campaigns, the Environmental Protection Agency and Nature Reserves in Sharjah (SAFE) examined 205 birding probes between 23 September and 28 October in order to protect and preserve the environment, preserve biodiversity, and combat overfishing.

In several areas 459 pieces of equipment, devices, headphones, batteries and bags were seized, including 205 devices, 70 headsets, 181 batteries and three bags.

Hana Saif Al Suwaidi, President of the Sharjah Administration for the Environment and Natural Reserves, said that he strives to preserve and protect the environment and to promote the community's environmental awareness, in accordance with the instructions of his visitor, Šejka dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, a member of the Supreme Council and the ruler of Sharjah. Preserving the environment and preserving biodiversity Accordingly, the competent groups are changing the various regions in order to monitor the attempts of overfishing illegal tools and devices, explaining that the authority is working on seizing these devices and equipment and raising awareness campaigns about the risks of overfishing.

As part of their visits between September 23 and October 28, teams on the ground managed to seize 459 pieces of bird instruments and instruments used to catch birds by attracting them through the sounds of those devices that are legally prohibited.

It clarified that the Authority prohibits the use of hunting birds in general, which contributes to the protection of wildlife from excessive fishing, and to the preservation of the environment and biodiversity and vitality, producing these sounds that resonate and imitate the sounds of birds and other birds in migration time, attract long distances and settle into Where the device is installed, which is easy to catch.

She pointed out that these devices that produce birds-like sounds lead to the collection of birds in large numbers around, then establish networks to be planted or sprayed with sprays, since the circulation of these devices negatively affects wild animals and the destruction of natural resources .

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