On Sunday 10th August 2014 Chris Packham and Dr Mark Avery were at Derwent Dam in the Peak District National Park for a peaceful protest with hundreds of like minded people aiming to put a stop to the widespread illegal killing of Hen Harriers.
This t-shirt design doesn’t really need explaining . . . a heart for our love of these beautiful birds which should be free to fly unscathed in England. Free to download for your own use.
‘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.
Sample letter which you can copy and send to your Member of the European Parliament to stop the hunting of birds in spring on Malta. You can also find out who your MEP is on the links provided.
Our self-funded production team – Jez Toogood, Ruth Peacey and Luke Massey. We’re all tired, it’s four thirty wake up calls and we’ve been at it all day and into the night but the mood is good under the circumstances, given that the things we love are being blasted from the sky, and we remain determined to get as much material as possible even if it means going face to face with aggressive hunters . . .
In response to requests here is the Massacre on Migration t-shirt designs – landscape and portrait options. If you haven’t already written to your MEP or donated, please do it now. Thank you.