Moorland Runners injured in animal snares

Snares are set to catch foxes that prey on certain birds

Calls are being made for snares to be banned after two runners were caught in the traps in the Derbyshire Peak District. The wire devices are designed to catch foxes, which prey on red grouse.

An investigation by […]

Malta: The early forced closure of ‘Spring Hunting’ shows hunters’ inability to obey the law.

At a press conference outside the law courts in Valletta yesterday, BirdLife Malta outlined why the season’s closure was a result of the hunting community’s inability to obey the law. Remarking on the illegalities committed by hunters Mark Sultana, BirdLife Malta spokesperson said: “Despite a referendum result that showed very strong opposition to spring […]