[WATCH] Largest ever flock of Night Herons rests at Simar Nature Reserve
BirdLife said the occurrence proved Malta’s geographical importance during migration and the need to have pockets of protected nature reserves
Large haul of juveniles sinks Lampuki price as late winter delays fish growth
Compared to previous years, the start of the season has seen a large catch of smaller sized Lampuki, which have dragged down prices
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...

After Armier, authorities target illegally-placed deckchairs from Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from Qawra Point – an area commonly known as Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from...

European hunters stand ground on Maltese trapping after EU Court edges closer to ban

European hunters federation stands its ground faced with ECJ Advocate General’s opinion on trapping in Malta

European hunters federation stands its ground faced...

BirdLife: Maltese government should not open trapping before European Court delivers verdict

“Make no mistake, today is a great success for our country”: BirdLife toasts EU Court’s Advocate General opinion that Malta’s hunting...

“Make no mistake, today is a great success for our...

Bird trapping in Malta could be soon outlawed again after devastating EU court opinion

EU Court’s Advocate General’s opinion is step towards the end of finch trapping because laws “do not respect Malta’s obilgations under...

EU Court’s Advocate General’s opinion is step...

700 tonnes of fish lost in discard, subsistence and recreational catches every year

Unreported catches grew during the late 1980s and 1990, with almost 700 tonnes of fish going unreported in Malta’s statistical system every year for the...

Unreported catches grew during the late 1980s and 1990,...

Hot weather likely cause of Mosta valley fire

A fire that spread through Mosta's Wied tal-Isperanza on Sunday night...

A fire that spread through Mosta's Wied...

Friends of the Earth urges public to support Kalanka Bay’s public domain status

Environmental NGO Friends of the Earth has urged the public to 'save the untouched Kalanka Bay', which is up for public consultation to be...

Environmental NGO Friends of the Earth has urged the public...

State 'duty-bound' to manage water better, says Partit Demokratiku

Climate change management is in murky waters, Partit Demokratiku warns

Climate change management is in murky waters, Partit...

Updated | Court drops case against ornithologist over illegal trapping

Fiona Burrows had been asked by the police to help investigate illegal trapping but ended up in court after the trapper sued her for trespassing 

Fiona Burrows had been asked by the police to help...

Hunters join big game trophy-hunting club

Safari Club International has been criticised for promoting the trophy hunting...

Safari Club International has been criticised for promoting...

Earth’s sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn

Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’ as study reveals...

Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’...

[WATCH] ERA undertakes embellishment projects for Comino

The Environment and Resources Authority carried out considerable works in...

The Environment and Resources Authority carried out...