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French government risks paying huge fines if it bows to pressure from hunting lobby.
The European Commission orders France to outlaw 'barbaric' glue traps for birds
10 August 2020
Paris has ignored a letter of formal notice sent by the European Commission in July last year, which calls on French authorities to stop illegal bird hunting.
France reprimanded over controversial bird hunting practices
22 June 2020
The Bird Protection League (LPO - Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux) announced Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit against France before the European Commission. She demands a ban on the hunt for glue, which the Council of State has refused her.
Hunting birds with glue: a complaint against France before the European Commission
4 January 2019