BirdLife Malta reacts angrily to Autumn Hunting announcement

 

BirdLife Malta Executive Director Steve Micklewright said, “It was revealed in some media that the Government’s new Wild Birds Regulation Unit was being staffed by hunting sympathisers last week. Today’s decision clearly shows what happens when you put hunters in charge of bird conservation.”

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Southern Africa – Namibia: 500 Birds found Poisoned

THE discovery of about 500 poisoned carrion birds’ (which include other species besides vultures) carcasses in the Caprivi (now renamed Zambezi) this past weekend is considered by expert conservationists as one of the worst cases in the history of Southern Africa.

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