Malta’s only amphibian has its Rabat home, a one-kilometre water channel, restored
Government agency Ambjent Malta planning to restore Wied Liemu valley channel to its original state after Painted frog populations suggested decline due to destruction of...
[WATCH] MaltaToday Survey | Malta, a nation of pet lovers
The first-ever MaltaToday survey on pets reveals a nation in love with its domestic animals
Newly discovered butterflies and orchids added to protection list

Scientific studies have encountered new species that live and propagate on the...

Scientific studies have encountered new species that live...

Government to propose year-round season to hunt birds bred for shooting

Birds bred in captivity could be released in the wild for year-round hunting season, according to WBRU proposal

Birds bred in captivity could be released in the wild for...

Ornis opens trapping season for Song Thrush and Golden Plover, ban on finch trapping continues

There will be no finch trapping during the upcoming trapping season, after the Ornis Committee decided to open trapping for the Song Thrush and Golden Plover

There will be no finch trapping during the upcoming...

BirdLife research yields more information about Mediterranean's 'most enigmatic bird'

A BirdLife Malta ringing exercise initiated in the late 60s, continues to generate more information about the Mediterranean Storm-Petrel’s migration...

A BirdLife Malta ringing exercise initiated in the late...

[WATCH] Updated | Central Link project approved as environment authority chairperson remains uncharacteristically silent

The Planning Authority Board has approved the Central Link project in Attard with only three votes against from PN representative Marthese Portelli, NGO...

The Planning Authority Board has approved the Central Link...

Stinger squad: We're at the tail-end of the annual jellyfish boom

Marine biologist Alan Deidun said that Malta was experiencing the tail-end of...

Marine biologist Alan Deidun said that Malta was...

Dingli zoo Serengeti regularised against €10,000 fine

The Planning Authority has officially regularised the Serengeti Animal Park in...

The Planning Authority has officially regularised the...

BirdLife, NGOs crowdfunding €2,000 to oppose Dwejra lights decision

BirdLife hoping to raise €2,000 to file appeal to decision allowing new...

BirdLife hoping to raise €2,000 to file appeal to...

Updated | Number of protected waterbirds shot in Malta is insignifcant, hunting lobby says

The Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) said that in 2018, only 12 Common Pochard and 16 Northern Lapwing were reported shot  

The Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) said that in 2018, only 12...

‘Lights out for Dwejra stars’, objectors fume at restaurant’s al fresco permit from PA

Permit issued for lights on Dwejra restaurant, which got permit in 2007 disguised as ‘interpretation centre’. Now it will expand again

Permit issued for lights on Dwejra restaurant, which got...

BirdLife Malta records good year for breeding birds

BirdLife Malta Conservation Manager Nicholas Barbara said that the breeding...

BirdLife Malta Conservation Manager Nicholas Barbara said...

Witness the spectacle of Malta’s shearwater birds up close and at sea

A nature spectacle not to be missed: BirdLife Malta’s annual shearwater boat trips are set to take place again

A nature spectacle not to be missed: BirdLife Malta’s...

[WATCH] Balloons will be banned from public events in strategy to eliminate single-use plastic

A new strategy is proposing a list of measures including increased excise duty on plastic carrier bags and restrictions on items like straws and cotton buds...

A new strategy is proposing a list of measures including...

[WATCH] Black Kite shot down over Addolorata cemetery after hunting season closes

The total number of known illegally shot protected species in 2019 now stands at 36

The total number of known illegally shot protected species...

Malta’s 200 beekeepers suffer funding loss due to ‘copy-paste’ EU rules

Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee box subsidy from the EU because of laws that apply to larger member states

Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee...

Emergency from inside the world of the Maltese honey bee

Meet the beesavers: they are taking starving honey bees out of urban zones so...

Meet the beesavers: they are taking starving honey bees out...

[WATCH] Keeping watch on Maltese hunters, from the break of dawn

Every morning, BirdLife officials patrol popular hunting spots, searching for...

Every morning, BirdLife officials patrol popular hunting...

‘Sputnik traps’ being used to trap Turtle Doves by Gozitan poachers

Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of 100 square metres 

Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of...