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News - September 2004

Report from Malta

19th September 2004

Malta joined the European Union on 1 May. During negotiations the government managed to obtain concessions for the hunters, one of which allows the spring shooting of quail and turtle doves and the trapping of song birds. Yet the Government does seem determined to try to stamp out illegal hunting... read more »

IAR Malta Media Awards

14th September 2004

Every year we give an award for the best radio and TV programmes promoting animal welfare in Malta. This year it was given to the radio station as a whole and not to a particular programme. The radio station award went to RTK Radio which has a weekly programme on animal welfare. The winner of the... read more »

Report from the British Birdwatching Fair

2nd September 2004

This year's event was a huge success, attracting large crowds in spite of some heavy downpours on Friday. I was told that there were 45,000 visitors on Saturday alone. There was plenty going on, with celebrities Bill Oddie, Chris Packham and Nick Baker taking part in 'Just a Linnet' in the events... read more »

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