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  • Five years of saving seabirds: summing up the LIFE Arċipelagu Garnija project

    This month marks the end of another successful seabird project for BirdLife Malta – LIFE Arċipelagu Garnija. After five years of hard work it’s time to look back on the highlights of what the LIFE Arċipelagu Garnija team have achieved, and what’s next.  Getting started  The LIFE Arċipelagu Garnija  project started in 2015 with the focus on a long-term recovery of the Yelkouan Shearwater (Puffinus yelkouan) in Malta…
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  • On guard during spring migration

    When people hear that I am working and living in Malta, they imagine me sunbathing on an idyllic island surrounded by the azure waters of Mediterranean Sea. It is like that indeed, however, some troubles can happen even in paradise. For example, if the hunting season is open during the peak migration of a bird…
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  • Malta faces worst year for illegal hunting as government gives in to hunting lobby

    With only nine months into 2020, BirdLife Malta has already retrieved more illegally shot protected birds than the last eight years. Up to the 22nd of September, 139 protected birds were retrieved after being shot by hunters.  A total of 618 birds were retrieved since 2013, 70% of these in the last four years. Commenting…
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  • Notices to Mariners issued for the conservation of threatened seabird

    BirdLife Malta’s LIFE Arċipelagu Garnija project has partnered with Transport Malta to reduce the impact of maritime activities on the protected Yelkouan Shearwater in the Maltese Islands. Apart from the European Union’s LIFE programme as main co-financer, the five-year project – which is now coming to an end – is also co-financed by the Ministry…
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