Concrete plant spells trouble for bat colonies in protected cave
The present quarrying operation directly abuts Tal-Iburdan cave, impacting on the geological stability of the cave
Three illegally imported Hermann’s tortoises confiscated by customs
The three Hermann’s tortoises were handed over to the Environment and Resources Authority
Snakes in a jar! Natural History livestreams masterclass on its wet collection

Natural History museum’s livestreamed masterclass will show how snakes and creepy crawlies are embalmed and preserved

Natural History museum’s livestreamed...

Malta trappers told to ‘catch and release’ birds in new ruse to skirt EU ban

Gozo minister opens trapping season by derogating from EU ban with ‘research season’ by telling trappers to catch and release birds

Gozo minister opens trapping season by derogating from EU...

Two flamingos stolen from Għadira nature reserve

Unknown persons enter reserve from secluded area using wooden planks...

Unknown persons enter reserve from secluded area...

Invasion alert: aggressive Oriential hornet’s spread in Malta is growing

Pests of the Maltese islands: 3,766 Oriental Hornet nests recorded in 2020 alone, as exterminator warns of invasion

Pests of the Maltese islands: 3,766 Oriental Hornet nests...

Hunters get Miżieb and l-Aħrax: Minister to sign deal with FKNK

Spazji Miftuħa hits out at FKNK memorandum from Lands Authority and ERA for...

Spazji Miftuħa hits out at FKNK memorandum from Lands...

[WATCH] ‘Worst year for illegal hunting yet,’ BirdLife says

Malta facing its worst year for illegal hunting since 2013, says BirdLife

Malta facing its worst year for illegal hunting since...

Poachers in Malta being given free rein to trap during closed season, activists say

German bird conservationists CABS says illegal bird trapping ‘up by 35%’ as 13 poachers caught red-handed

German bird conservationists CABS says illegal bird...

Illegalities during spring hunting season will not be tolerated, FKNK warns

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation warned hunters that any illegalities during spring hunting season, which commences this Sunday, could...

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation warned hunters...

‘Shambles’ of a system: over 6,500 hunters claim they caught just 128 quail

BirdLife decries self-reporting system: “Only 14% of licenced hunters and trappers bothered to participate in recording the number of birds killed”

BirdLife decries self-reporting system: “Only 14% of...

Mount Etna slowly sliding towards Mediterranean Sea

Study shows volcano is sliding to the sea at rate of 14mm a year, or 1.4 metres...

Study shows volcano is sliding to the sea at rate of 14mm a...

MEPs to request plenary debate on spring hunting in Malta

MEP Anja Hazekamp is calling on the European Commission to open an infringement...

MEP Anja Hazekamp is calling on the European Commission to...

Despite decrease in Maltese farmers, more groundwater is being extracted

The policy makes it clear that the extraction of groundwater by farmers is no longer 'tenable' but falls short of any pricing mechanism penalising...

The policy makes it clear that the extraction of...

[WATCH] Joseph Muscat admits better enforcement needed in hunting season

The Prime Minister acknowledged that enforcement during the last hunting season was unsatisfactory and has urged the Ornis Committee to take all necessary...

The Prime Minister acknowledged that enforcement during the...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta toying with second spring hunting referendum

Environment NGO BirdLife Malta is being pressured to consider another...

Environment NGO BirdLife Malta is being pressured to...

Trees planted by hunters vandalised overnight

Trees planted by hunters' federation FKNK were pulled from the roots...

Trees planted by hunters' federation FKNK were...

Spring hunting season dates raise BirdLife's ire

The Ornis Committee has recommended a spring hunting season for quail between 5...

The Ornis Committee has recommended a spring hunting season...

[WATCH] Bulebel Industrial Estate expansion threatens honey production

Zejtun beekeeper Andre Seychell concerned loss of carob trees due to suggested development would severely impact bees in the area

Zejtun beekeeper Andre Seychell concerned loss of carob...

150 trees to be planted at L-Ahrax tal-Mellieha

Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture Clint Camilleri attended an activity in...

Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture Clint Camilleri...