POLL: Should the entire wild boar population of Poland be culled?

Conservationists have branded plans by the Polish government to cull almost the entire wild boar population of the country as “pointless, counterproductive and evil”. In a move to tackle an epidemic of African swine fever, the Polish government has ordered a series of hunts, beginning this weekend, with the aim of killing the vast majority […]

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POLL: Should there be a moratorium on turtle dove hunting in Malta?

Malta should consider a temporary ban on the shooting of turtle doves which are being driven to extinction by hunting and other pressures, the EU’s environment chief has said. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) put turtledoves on its Red List of species threatened with extinction for the first time last October. […]

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Malta – Massacre on Migration (Episode 6)

Chris Packham has been arrested by the Malta Police and has been in custody for more than 4 hours. Tonight’s episode has been postponed pending his release. Watch this space for the final episode in the series “Massacre on Migration”.   If you haven’t already voted, then we invite you to vote FOR or AGAINST […]

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Malta – Massacre on Migration (Episode 5)

Today’s episode begins with a loud, violent confrontation between local hunters and the BirdLife Malta camera team. The hunters clearly do not like the spotlight on their hunting activities, and the police are quick to remove Chris Packham and the team from the area. CASH, the Campaign Against Spring Hunting, has generated more than 44,000 […]

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Malta – Massacre on Migration (Episode 1)

Every spring countless birds fly over Malta on their migration between Africa and Europe. Every spring 10,000 Maltese hunters are waiting to shoot them down. You can help make a difference by supporting BirdLife Malta’s campaign to stop spring hunting. We invite you to vote FOR or AGAINST a complete ban on the spring hunting of […]

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