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Links to Chris Packham's powerful films on the illegal shooting of migrating birds on Malta

Wildlife presenter Chris Packham is filing nightly reports on YouTube of the illegal hunting events in Malta in 2014.

View Episode 1, from Monday 21, here 

View Episode 2, from Tuesday 22, here

View Episode 3, from Wednesday 23, here 

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news/2010_jan/seaworld Decision on SeaWorld postponed

San Diego’s SeaWorld has been given a year’s reprieve after the California State Assembly decided it needed more information before a decision can be made either way on the proposed ‘Blackfish’ bill. The bill, sponsored by Assemblyman Richard Bloom of Santa Monica, would ban shows featuring killer whales and captive breeding programmes.

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news/2010_jan/whaling International court rules Japanese whaling industry is illegal

Japan’s days of catching and killing more than 1,000 whales a year in the Antarctic are over as the ICJ rules the hunts are illegal under international law. Japan had claimed the hunts were legal as they were part of a scientific programme, but the court quashed this.


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news/2010_jan/grizzly_bear_2 Grizzly bear kill quota increases in Canada
As British Columbia prepares for its annual spring grizzly bear hunting season, researchers are protesting about the British Columbian Government's decision to open up areas that have been closed to hunting, increasing the grizzly bear kill quota from 1,700 to 1,800.

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news/2010_jan/elephant_web World’s biggest online ivory and whale meat retailer exposed

The Japanese retail giant Rakuten has been exposed as the world’s biggest online retailer for elephant ivory and whale meat products. The report by the Environment Investigation Agency revealed that the company’s Japanese website carries more than 28,000 ads for elephant ivory products and some 1,200 whale meat products ads.

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Every week we will feature a reader photo on our home page. This week's photo is of a female kestrel in Yorkshire, taken by Julia Wainwright 

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