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 precipitation measured, falling short of the climate norm Just over 166 hours of sunshine recorded
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 with EU orders
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...

25 illegally trapped turtle doves seized in Gozo

25 turtle doves were released back into the wild by police in Gozo after a...

25 turtle doves were released back into the wild by police...

[WATCH] Herons rest in Malta before heading to Europe

On their way from Africa, herons stop in Malta before their passage into Europe

On their way from Africa, herons stop in Malta before their...

Environment minister recommends Wied Ghomor as public domain site

Environment minister Josè Herrera has recommended Wied Ghomor to be...

Environment minister Josè Herrera has recommended...

New jellyfish species discovered in Maltese waters

Despite its large dimensions, the egg-yolk jellyfish, only imparts a very mild...

Despite its large dimensions, the egg-yolk jellyfish, only...

Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef damaged in ‘unprecedented’ bleaching

Unprecedented coral bleaching in consecutive years has damaged two-thirds of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, aerial surveys have shown

Unprecedented coral bleaching in consecutive years has...

MEPs demand action on illegal bird hunting activities

Members of the European Parliament urge European Commission to act against...

Members of the European Parliament urge European Commission...

BirdLife Malta condemns government’s ‘silence’ as number of illegally shot birds rises to 10

BirdLife Malta has taken the government and the Prime Minister to task for their 'silence' around the number of birds of prey being illegally...

BirdLife Malta has taken the government and the Prime...

European Commission 'corrects' Labour MEP over EU fisheries policy, Maltese fishing

The European Commission’s representation in Malta has issued a statement contradicting Alfred Sant’s declarations on how EU directives have...

The European Commission’s representation in Malta has...

Eight protected birds gunned down in first week of spring hunting season

Eight protected birds were illegally gunned down in various locations around Malta and Gozo in the first week of this year’s spring hunting season,...

Eight protected birds were illegally gunned down in various...

WBRU rejects accusations levelled by CABS over monitoring of hunting season

The Wild Birds Regulation Unit has denied CABS’s accusations of 'taking credit for their efforts against illegal bird trapping

The Wild Birds Regulation Unit has denied CABS’s...

30 new tree protection areas announced

Around 66% of Malta's indigenous trees are either rare or endangered, environment minister warns 

Around 66% of Malta's indigenous trees are either rare...

Second referendum ‘last resort’, says BirdLife as FKNK calls them ‘sore losers’

During an interview on RTK’s ‘Newsbook’, Mark Sultana said that a referendum on spring hunting should be the last resort

During an interview on RTK’s ‘Newsbook’,...