Undercover filming of our verbal and physical assault by Gozo resident suspected of keeping illegally trapped birds.
Video: Chris brings an update on spring hunting from Malta – filmed live on 24th April 2016 via Periscope. #wheredovesdie
The UK’s first Wildlife Power List has been announced by BBC Wildlife Magazine and Chris has been honoured with second place.
Chris has been voted Conservation Hero of the Year in the Birders’ Choice Awards 2014 after receiving 55 per cent of the votes cast by birdwatchers – “an award of which he can be justifiably proud”
Chris, Ruth, Jez and Luke have won the Green Ribbon Award for Best environmental campaign by the Media for their ‘Malta – Massacre on Migration’ campaign which began in April 2014.
‘Massacre on Migration – Malta’ video diaries presented by Chris Packham and produced by Jez Toogood, Ruth Pearcey and Luke Massey. They were posted to YouTube daily 21st – 27th April 2014.
The House of Commons debated “UK policy on protection of migratory birds in Malta” on Wednesday 7 May. It was called for by Sir John Randall, MP.
Let’s be clear . . . this campaign is not over. Nor will it be until spring hunting and illegal shooting have ended on Malta. However, it’s certainly time for some gratitude.
As I left him I felt that for the second time in twenty-four hours I had shaken the hand of a giant in the world of conservation. I’ll tell you something . . . they are making statues of the wrong people.
Birdlife Malta are running an appeal to raise 50K Euros. This will allow them to campaign and lobby the people to ensure they participate in the vote. You can donate and every little helps so please give whatever you can afford.