[WATCH] Bird trappers use cover of darkness with zero enforcement
Trappers sit in their hides and wait for birds in the middle of the night, when all trapping and hunting is banned
Malta picks Ġgantija and Sansuna for a planet and star in the Sagitta constellation
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...

[WATCH] Ornis Committee yet to meet despite hunting season starts in three days

BirdLife Malta presents letter to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat urging government to prioritise environmental law enforcement

BirdLife Malta presents letter to Prime Minister Joseph...

[WATCH] Viticulturist: Ageing farmer population, longer droughts threatening viability of wine industry

Marsovin CEO Jeremy Cassar urges government to help protect indigenous grapes and support efforts to increase production 

Marsovin CEO Jeremy Cassar urges government to help protect...

Brushfire spotted in Ta' Cenc Natura 2000 site

A MaltaToday reader sent us in this photo of a fire in the Natura 2000 site in...

A MaltaToday reader sent us in this photo of a fire in the...

Skywatchers get ready... two days left to Perseid Meteor Shower 2017

The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming in just a few days, and two...

The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming in just a...

Superintendence calls for survey of Harq Hammiem cave

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage is calling for a full survey of the...

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage is calling for a...

Exceptionally hot weather keeps firefighters busy

The heat itself does not cause any fires, but heatwave ‘Lucifer’...

The heat itself does not cause any fires, but heatwave...

Hunters 'shooting protected birds under the cover of rabbit season' say BirdLife

BirdLife Malta uploads pictures of wounded Black Kite, rescued from the sea near Xrobb l-Għaġin to Facebook. Claims hunters shooting at birds despite...

BirdLife Malta uploads pictures of wounded Black Kite,...

Heat wave expected to last until early next week

Yes, it’s hot. Temperature to reach 38 degrees tomorrow

Yes, it’s hot. Temperature to reach 38 degrees...

Planning Commission green lights ‘upgrading’ of Wied il-Ghasel

EU structural funds will be used to ‘rehabilitate the valley back to its...

EU structural funds will be used to ‘rehabilitate the...

[WATCH] Hunters insist EU court opinion on trapping is 'unjust, mistaken and discriminatory'

Hunting federation FKNK says trapping is allowed in other countries using the same methods as those used in Malta

Hunting federation FKNK says trapping is allowed in other...

[WATCH] Dolphins show off for paddlers at Fomm ir-Rih

Dolphins leave paddlers awestruck as they join them at Fomm ir-Rih

Dolphins leave paddlers awestruck as they join them at Fomm...

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...