Maltese Ferule recognised as endemic species
The Environment Authority has announced the designation of a new endemic species for Malta, which reaffirms the North African affinity of some of the Maltese flora
[WATCH] BirdLife detects 41 bird-trapping illegalities in ten days
During ten days of fieldwork, BirdLife Malta encountered trapping illegalities every single day with a total of 41 illegalities on at least 31 different trapping sites
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...

[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

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences...

[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...

[WATCH] Vandals get a kick out of sawing down 36 olive trees

Vandals stormed Foresta 2000 in Mellieha this weekend, cutting down 36...

Vandals stormed Foresta 2000 in Mellieha this weekend,...

New Water treatment facility to reduce dependency on ground water

The facility was inaugurated by the Prime Minister who said it would make Malta...

The facility was inaugurated by the Prime Minister who said...

BirdLife Malta renew call for setting up of wildlife crime unit in pre-election document

NGO publishes 10 proposals to safeguard the environment, which include the stopping of construction projects in ODZ sites, setting up a wildlife crime unit in...

NGO publishes 10 proposals to safeguard the environment,...

[WATCH] European court decision on finch trapping will be respected – Muscat

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says a Labour administration would respect the decision of the European Court of Justice

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says a Labour administration...

Former BirdLife director: ‘Busuttil had said he was against spring hunting’

Former BirdLife director says Simon Busuttil had told BirdLife Malta that he was against spring hunting ahead of the 2015 referendum 

Former BirdLife director says Simon Busuttil had told...

[WATCH] Opening autumn trapping season will harm Malta’s EU court case - Busuttil

Simon Busuttil dismisses Joseph Muscat's renewed challenge to resign if inquiry finds no connection between Prime Minister and Egrant  

Simon Busuttil dismisses Joseph Muscat's renewed...

Ornis Committee recommends autumn finch-trapping season

As the country awaits the decision of the European Court of Justice, the...

As the country awaits the decision of the European Court of...

BirdLife Malta calls for independent wildlife police unit

BirdLife Malta has called for an independent wildlife police unit to be...

BirdLife Malta has called for an independent wildlife...

AD pokes holes at Labour’s Sant' Antnin recycling plant proposal

Green Party Alternattiva Demokratika has criticised the Labour Party's...

Green Party Alternattiva Demokratika has criticised the...

BirdLife Malta joins coastal clean-up in bid to protect endemic seabirds

BirdLife Malta participated in a clean-up in L-Ahrax tal-Mellieha, in a bid to protect endemic seabirds from rats by reducing the amount of rubbish...

BirdLife Malta participated in a...

Police arrest man filmed shooting turtle dove

The live decoy the man was using was released by officials from the Wild Birds...

The live decoy the man was using was released by officials...

[WATCH] Birds shot down by hunters in Malta take to the skies once again

Watch this footage of a Marsh Harrier and a Night Heron taking to the skies once again after they were both recovered during this year’s spring...

Watch this footage of a Marsh Harrier and a Night Heron...