‘Sputnik traps’ being used to trap Turtle Doves by Gozitan poachers
Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of 100 square metres 
[WATCH] BirdLife anticipating ‘open season’ on turtle dove, as quail hunting season opens
The NGO has released a video explaining the differences between quail which can be legally hunted and turtle dove, the hunting of which is illegal
[WATCH] 500 killifish specially bred for threatened saline marshland in Marsaskala

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to populate the threatened il-Magħluq in Marsaskala after the endemic fish dwindled to just five pairs...

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to...

BirdLife: Opening spring hunting season will put Malta back into EU court

BirdLife and hunting lobby to meet in Ornis committee over request to lift moratorium on hunting of turtle dove in spring

BirdLife and hunting lobby to meet in Ornis committee over...

Maltese hunters claim they will shoot less birds if spring moratorium is lifted

Hunting federation FKNK demands two-week hunting season in spring and pledges not to exceed 7,000 bag limit for turtle dove

Hunting federation FKNK demands two-week hunting season in...

[WATCH] Puma owner posts Facebook video of controversial enclosure

Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after animal rights groups...

Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after...

[WATCH] At the first signs of spring, BirdLife extends opening hours of nature reserves

The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of the start of the spring bird migration over Malta

The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of...

[WATCH] Barn owls set to return to the Maltese wild, parliamentary secretary says

After five NGOs received financial aid to promote the conservation of wild birds, Parliamentary Secretary for Animal Rights Clint Camilleri inaugurated the...

After five NGOs received financial aid to promote the...

Fate of Killifish main concern during PA meeting on Magħluq dredging

Dredging works are needed at Marsaskala’s Magħluq to improve water...

Dredging works are needed at Marsaskala’s Magħluq to...

Rift in lobby as St Hubert Hunters express support for wildlife crime unit

FKNK says St Hubert Hunters are not supporting turtle dove season over fears of abusive hunting

FKNK says St Hubert Hunters are not supporting turtle dove...

Diving community reports worrying decline of fish

DIver associations have voiced concern over diminished underwater...

DIver associations have voiced concern over...

BirdLife demands closure of hunting season following 'massacre' at sea

BirdLife said it was also calling on the government to close the hunting season at sea in view of the fact that 2018 was a record year for the illegal killing...

BirdLife said it was also calling on the government to...

Malta’s iconic golden limestone granted global heritage stone status

The soft golden limestone that gave Malta its traditional houses, corbelled country walls and its temples joins a global league of top rocks

The soft golden limestone that gave Malta its traditional...

[WATCH] When Jose Herrera bought a field to teach his children what a butterfly is

On Arbor Day the Environment Minister joined Nature Trust volunteers for tree-planting at Wied Għollieqa valley

On Arbor Day the Environment Minister joined Nature Trust...

Maltese Ferule recognised as endemic species

The Environment Authority has announced the designation of a new endemic...

The Environment Authority has announced the designation of...

[WATCH] BirdLife detects 41 bird-trapping illegalities in ten days

During ten days of fieldwork, BirdLife Malta encountered trapping illegalities...

During ten days of fieldwork, BirdLife Malta encountered...

A warmer and drier November brings meteorological Autumn to a close

Air temperatures ranged between 10.6˚C and 24.1˚C Only 61.0 mm of...

Air temperatures ranged between 10.6˚C and 24.1˚C Only...

Updated | BirdLife to report magistrate to watchdog over controversial recommendations on trapping

Magistrate acquits man accused of illegal trapping... and sends recommendation to minister to look into the size of trapping nets recently increased to comply...

Magistrate acquits man accused of illegal trapping... and...

Bird trapping: CABS reports 45 cases of abuse, illegal sale of plovers on Maltapark

Trappers could have been tipped off over police raid on illegal bird callers

Trappers could have been tipped off over police raid on...

Birdlife believe resident flamingo at Ghadira reserve was killed after discovery of pink feathers

A flamingo that made the Ghadira nature reserve its home for the past 18 months is believed to have been killed by poachers after a hunting cartridge, pink...

A flamingo that made the Ghadira nature reserve its home...