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 Police Force
[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...
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...

Wild Birds Regulation Unit says it wil have to recommend a...

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...

Malta SPCA says islands’ zoos cannot give good quality of life to wild animals

MSPCA questions quality of life that captive wildlife can have 'in a country like Malta'

MSPCA questions quality of life that captive wildlife can...

[WATCH] Prince Charles urges transition to a circular economy: 'I really do wonder if ocean’s fragility is yet truly grasped'

Prince Charles, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, High Representative Federica Mogherini and European Commissioner Karmenu Vella address the fourth edition of the...

Prince Charles, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, High...

Artisanal fishermen being edged out of Maltese waters, study finds

According to a study, Maltese artisinal fishermen are constantly losing out to...

According to a study, Maltese artisinal fishermen are...

Another two shot birds die from sustained injuries

A total of 17 casualties have resulted from this year's autumn hunting...

A total of 17 casualties have resulted from this year's...

[WATCH] 118 truckloads of dumped construction material removed from Wied Qirda

The Planning Authority said in a statement that it was finally removing a ‘scar plaguing the picturesque valley’

The Planning Authority said in a statement that it was...

[WATCH] Rescued flamingos released at Ghadira Nature Reserve

On 19 September, the two rescued flamingos were released 'back into the...

On 19 September, the two rescued flamingos were released...

[WATCH] Muscat will not close hunting season as death toll of protected birds grows

Prime Minister says changes to the law rules out his closing of the hunting season unilaterally, as he had done in the past.

Prime Minister says changes to the law rules out...

PN condemns protected bird shootings, calls for hunters’ cooperation

These actions continue to cast a shadow on the thousands of hunters that observe the law,” the PN said.

These actions continue to cast a shadow on the thousands of...

[WATCH] Four protected birds found injured, two confirmed shot

13 casualties have resulted since the opening of what Birdlife is calling the...

13 casualties have resulted since the opening of what...

Red crayfish invasion in Malta ‘spreading like hell’, biologist warns

Red crayfish is wreaking havoc to freshwater species such as the painted frog and freshwater crab

Red crayfish is wreaking havoc to freshwater species such...

[WATCH] Flamingo shot at Ħal Far, BirdLife demands action from government

BirdLife accuses Maltese government of adopting a nonchalant attitude with promises of reducing fines for poaching still being considered

BirdLife accuses Maltese government of adopting a...

Lightning strike causes fire in Zurrieq

Civil Protection Department called on site to control the fires from lightning strike in Zurrieq

Civil Protection Department called on site to control the...