Dead turtle found entangled in fishing nets prompts call for urgent action
Nature Trust calls on public and fishers to reduce marine litter, plastics at sea, and to recover lost fishing gear
Security at Buskett heightened as barn owl conservation project enters next phase
The barn owl conservation project undertaken by hunting organisation FKNK at Buskett aims to introduce the species back into the wild after it went extinct in the 1980s
Scientists mapped over 500 earthquakes around Malta in the last 25 years

University of Malta scientists publish catalogue that helps scientists determine a more accurate seismic hazard map for the islands in this region

University of Malta scientists publish catalogue that helps...

Hunting organisation removing invasive trees at l-Aħrax as part of regeneration project

The FKNK, which was recently granted the guardianship of l-Aħrax, is undertaking a regeneration project that aims to remove alien tree species and replace...

The FKNK, which was recently granted the guardianship of...

Neolithic scholars issue stark warning on Malta’s environmental future

Malta’s vegetation may have changed more in past decade than in the previous 9,000 years, scholars say in stark warning on Malta’s environmental...

Malta’s vegetation may have changed more in past...

Tigers, pythons, lizards, brown bears and all the wild animals kept in captivity in Malta

Listed: all the wild animals you do not want seeing escape from a cage, or thrown down the sewer...

Listed: all the wild animals you do not want seeing escape...

‘FKNK’s bad advice to Abela led to EU action’, BirdLife says

BirdLife calls on Maltese government to live up to the European Green Deal

BirdLife calls on Maltese government to live up to the...

[WATCH] Brussels opens Malta infringements on spring hunting and finch trapping

European Commission says Malta is breaching Birds Directive with its spring hunting and finch trapping derogations • Government insists enforcement is...

European Commission says Malta is breaching Birds Directive...

Holy blindsnakes! The Brahminy could make Malta home (relax… it’s not venomous)

Invasive burrowing snake that rarely comes to the surface has been imported to Malta probably from soil deposits

Invasive burrowing snake that rarely comes to the surface...

Bird trappers in Gozo caught poaching claimed they were scientists

Committee Against Bird Slaughter says 10 trappers falsely claimed to be...

Committee Against Bird Slaughter says 10 trappers...

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina is new Commissioner for Animal Welfare

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina has announced she will be the next Commissioner for Animal Welfare

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina has announced she...

ERA assessing local Degu populations after sightings in Buskett raise concerns

Likely released or abandoned into the wild, ERA has warned that the species could become invasive, with significant impacts on local wildlife

Likely released or abandoned into the wild, ERA has warned...

BirdLife calls on Brussels to intervene on Malta ‘research’ finch trapping season

European Commission urged to re-establish “rule of law” in bird protection in Malta following re-opening of finch  trapping season in defiance...

European Commission urged to re-establish “rule of...

Snakes in a jar! Natural History livestreams masterclass on its wet collection

Natural History museum’s livestreamed masterclass will show how snakes and creepy crawlies are embalmed and preserved

Natural History museum’s livestreamed...

Malta trappers told to ‘catch and release’ birds in new ruse to skirt EU ban

Gozo minister opens trapping season by derogating from EU ban with ‘research season’ by telling trappers to catch and release birds

Gozo minister opens trapping season by derogating from EU...

Two flamingos stolen from Għadira nature reserve

Unknown persons enter reserve from secluded area using wooden planks...

Unknown persons enter reserve from secluded area...

Invasion alert: aggressive Oriential hornet’s spread in Malta is growing

Pests of the Maltese islands: 3,766 Oriental Hornet nests recorded in 2020 alone, as exterminator warns of invasion

Pests of the Maltese islands: 3,766 Oriental Hornet nests...

Hunters get Miżieb and l-Aħrax: Minister to sign deal with FKNK

Spazji Miftuħa hits out at FKNK memorandum from Lands Authority and ERA for...

Spazji Miftuħa hits out at FKNK memorandum from Lands...

[WATCH] ‘Worst year for illegal hunting yet,’ BirdLife says

Malta facing its worst year for illegal hunting since 2013, says BirdLife

Malta facing its worst year for illegal hunting since...

Hunters’ ‘open day’ celebrates biodiversity and sustainable management at Buskett

Environment minister calls for dialogue between hunters and environmentalists: ‘keeping an honest and open mind and mutual understanding can be...

Environment minister calls for dialogue between hunters and...