Playing around with the concept of culture

By |december 8th, 2017|Birds Directive, Nature Directives, News, trapping|

When Malta joined the EU way back in 2004, it welcomed the Birds Directive by transposing it into local legislation. This must not be undone to promote a false notion of cultural heritage, argues Nicholas Barbara.

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Malta in hot water over trapping of protected birds

By |november 9th, 2017|Birds Directive, Malta, News|

Malta opened its wild bird trapping season in October, disregarding its EU accession promise to outlaw the practice and a pending case at the European Court of Justice.

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The EU has to fight for our nature and the rule of law

By |november 8th, 2017|Bialowieza forest, Birds and Habitats Directives, Birds Directive, Bulgaria, habitats directive, illegal logging, Natura 2000, News, Poland|

In the face of efforts by member states to destroy protected habitats and ignore EU nature laws, the EU must stand up for the rule of law and say enough is enough, writes Ariel Brunner.

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British TV presenter cleared of assault, tells EU to enforce Birds Directive

By |april 20th, 2017|Birds Directive, Chris Packham, Malta, Maltese Presidency, News|

A BBC wildlife presenter has been cleared of assault allegedly carried out as he filmed a documentary on illegal bird trapping in Malta. He called on the EU to do more to make the island adhere to the bloc’s bird legislation. EURACTIV’s partner The Guardian reports.

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