Independent newspapers join eNGOs calling on PM not to open spring hunting season
Amidst the COVID-19 crisis where all of society is asked to stay indoors unless exceptionally necessary, the eNGOs are insisting that it is outrageous that the government...
Hunters get Ornis to recommend spring hunting season, but decision hits legal snag
Wild Birds Regulation Unit says it wil have to recommend a decision to open the spring hunting season to the environment minister, as well as Gozo minister Clint Camilleri
BirdLife International CEO calls on PM not to open spring hunting season

‘I wish you could listen to the plea of thousands of supporters of nature and BirdLife Malta and decide not to open the season’

‘I wish you could listen to the plea of thousands of...

Despite COVID-19 fears, Cabinet considers allowing spring hunting season

Cabinet requests urgent meeting of Ornis Committee, ‘Opening season would be most irresponsible act by PM’ says BirdLife  

Cabinet requests urgent meeting of Ornis Committee,...

BirdLife tells government: 'it'd be absurd to allow spring hunting during COVID crisis'

Spring hunting derogation calls for seven police officers per 1,000 hunters, which in the circumstances is impossible, the NGO says

Spring hunting derogation calls for seven police officers...

Hunters want Gozo minister to open spring season without Ornis consultation

BirdLife: ‘Prime Minister should not open spring hunting season, hunters are not a privileged section of society’

BirdLife: ‘Prime Minister should not open spring...

[WATCH] Police to press charges against poacher using semi-automatic sniper rifle

Poacher using sniper rifle identified by police after CABS monitoring teams films man hunting off-season

Poacher using sniper rifle identified by police after CABS...

Poachers take advantage of reduced police presence to control illegal trapping – CABS

‘Illegal trapping is rampant everywhere and the poachers know A.L.E. have no resources to catch them’, CABS says

‘Illegal trapping is rampant everywhere and the...

[WATCH] Stunning find inside Knights’ fort used to illegally trap protected birds

Drones uncover illegal trapping sites inside government-owned Fort Ricasoli where dozens of protects birds were caged

Drones uncover illegal trapping sites inside...

BirdLife will not engage with ‘minister for hunting’ Clint Camilleri

BirdLife says removal of hunting policy from environment minister is illegal

BirdLife says removal of hunting policy from environment...

Limited access keeps Fomm ir-Rih clean

Fomm ir-Rih: the only beach where most litter comes from the sea

Fomm ir-Rih: the only beach where most litter comes from...

Bee-savers seek 4,500 signatures for petition to create bee-friendly environment

Friends of the Earth Malta collecting 4,500 signatures in Europe-wide initiative for a healthy, bee-friendly environment 

Friends of the Earth Malta collecting 4,500 signatures...

Malta’s hunters want President’s backing to curtail power to call abrogative referenda

Hunting fraternity has petition backed by 104,000 signatures demanding a stop to voters demanding referendum when they collect petition of 10% of voters

Hunting fraternity has petition backed by 104,000...

Fishing lines, nylon and hooks major cause of turtle deaths in Malta

Most of the 161 turtles found stranded on the Maltese coast between 2012 and...

Most of the 161 turtles found stranded on the Maltese coast...

Illegal hunting killed at least 99 birds last year: BirdLife Malta says this is the tip of the iceberg

In its annual assessment of illegal hunting and trapping, BirdLife says 2019 was the second-worst year in the past seven

In its annual assessment of illegal hunting and trapping,...

NGOs file judicial protest against ERA over its failure to protect trees from Central Link

Several environmental NGOs and residents say that the trees that should have been marked for transplantation were destroyed as part of the project's...

Several environmental NGOs and residents say that the trees...

Hunting regulator pulled out of environment ministry and given to hunter minister

New Cabinet sees Wild Birds Regulation Unit pulled out of environment ministry and made answerable to Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri, a hunter • BirdLife...

New Cabinet sees Wild Birds Regulation Unit pulled out of...

Thousands of jellyfish beached along Malta's coastline

Persistent south-easterly winds leave thousands of jellyfish beached along...

Persistent south-easterly winds leave thousands of...

Environment law enforcement must be new minister’s priority, BirdLife says

Statistics show upward trend in number of protected birds illegally shot as BirdLife reiterates call for Wildlife Crime Unit to be set up within the Malta...

Statistics show upward trend in number of protected birds...

[WATCH] Maltese weasel taking home rat in vicious battle is the nature find of the year

Video of a rare sighting of a Maltese weasel attacking a rat on a country road is as brutal as nature can be...

Video of a rare sighting of a Maltese weasel attacking a...