Italian bee monarchs driving Maltese queens towards ‘extinction’
Fondazzjoni għall-Konservazzjoni tan-Naħla Maltija want a ban on the importation of foreign queen bees to safeguard the endemic Maltese honeybee from extinction
Controversial bird trapping season open on Friday following ORNIS vote
BirdLife Malta said bird trapping season opened on Friday despite being non-conformant to the European Birds Directive, which considers it 'an unsustainable method...
Hunters sound warning of legal action against BirdLife over licences saga

Hunters fedation CEO Lino Farrugia rails against BirdLife complaints over hunting licences

Hunters fedation CEO Lino Farrugia rails against BirdLife...

[WATCH] BirdLife files legal action over Gozo ministry’s issuance of hunting licences

“This is the worst spring hunting season ever” – BirdLife CEO Mark Sultana

“This is the worst spring hunting season ever”...

Maltese plants respond positively in COVID-19 shutdown

Every cloud comes with a silver lining, even in the COVID-19 pandemic, as...

Every cloud comes with a silver lining, even in the...

[WATCH] BirdLife says illegal hunting casualties double those in 2019

Spring hunting season turns out to be smokescreen for illegal hunting of...

Spring hunting season turns out to be smokescreen for...

Dolphins may have been attracted to port because of less maritime traffic, biologist says

Marine biologist Alan Deidun says a reduction in maritime traffic due to COVID-19 restrictions could be the reason for...

Marine biologist Alan Deidun says a reduction...

Maltese MEP, ministers come down hard on BirdLife for filing criminal complaint

Partisan antagonism stoked in Facebook posts associating BirdLife with Nationalist Party, but NGO says attacks and intimidation won’t stop it

Partisan antagonism stoked in Facebook posts associating...

Francesco’s amazing journey nears Malta. Let’s hope he moves quickly along...

Satellite tagged turtle-dove expected to cross over in next weeks

Satellite tagged turtle-dove expected to cross over in next...

Updated | [WATCH] Hunters have illegal licence: BirdLife files complaint to police

BirdLife says over 6,000 licences to hunters are illegal because law only allows environment minister to issue these licences

BirdLife says over 6,000 licences to hunters are illegal...

[WATCH] Hunters flout turtle-dove ban, footage catches poachers red-handed

Unabated hunting on turtle-doves in Mizieb, WBRU refuses to reply how many Quail reported caught so far

Unabated hunting on turtle-doves in Mizieb, WBRU refuses to...

Three cases of illegal turtle dove hunting recorded on Monday, CABS says

Two hunters were arrested after illegally shooting turtle dove in Selmun

Two hunters were arrested after illegally...

[WATCH] Quail hunting is smokescreen for poachers shooting turtle dove, BirdLife says

BirdLife Malta writes to European Commissioner for the Environment Virginijus Sinkevičius for action to be taken against the violation of the EU Birds...

BirdLife Malta writes to European Commissioner for the...

Malta’s bottlenose dolphin population estimated at 79

No dolphins accidentally caught by fishermen, official statistics say

No dolphins accidentally caught by fishermen, official...

From kestrels to hoopoes, protected birds are being shot every day

BirdLife has received at least one injured or dead protected bird every day...

BirdLife has received at least one injured or dead...

Social distancing sends the humans away, and brings out the mice to play

Rise of the Planet of the Pests: As social distancing drives people to their homes, vermin and cockroaches are emerging from the shadows

Rise of the Planet of the Pests: As social distancing...

Opening spring hunting in pandemic ‘unfair to Maltese and Gozitans’ – BirdLife

While people asked to stay indoors due to COVID-19 pandemic, 1% of population get to roam country to shoot birds

While people asked to stay indoors due to COVID-19...

Over 6,000 hunters to storm Maltese countryside, with 42 officers monitoring

A total of 6,148 hunters will be eligible to hunt during the spring in Malta between 10-30 April, despite an EU ban on hunting during this season

A total of 6,148 hunters will be eligible to hunt during...

Independent newspapers join eNGOs calling on PM not to open spring hunting season

Amidst the COVID-19 crisis where all of society is asked to stay indoors unless exceptionally necessary, the eNGOs are insisting that it is outrageous...

Amidst the COVID-19 crisis where all of society is asked to...

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...