Beekeeper appeals for action against killer hornets before Maltese honeybee is wiped out
Maltese Apiculturists remain hopeful in their attempts to safeguard local bee colonies from Oriental Hornets as well as the genetic make-up of the Maltese Honeybee, despite...
Collecting 'rizzi' now illegal in Maltese waters in bid to stop extinction
A two-year moratorium banning the collection of sea urchins is now in force to stop their extinction from Maltese waters
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...

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...

Poachers take advantage of reduced police presence to control illegal trapping – CABS

‘Illegal trapping is rampant everywhere and the poachers know A.L.E. have no resources to catch them’, CABS says

‘Illegal trapping is rampant everywhere and the...

[WATCH] Stunning find inside Knights’ fort used to illegally trap protected birds

Drones uncover illegal trapping sites inside government-owned Fort Ricasoli where dozens of protects birds were caged

Drones uncover illegal trapping sites inside...

BirdLife will not engage with ‘minister for hunting’ Clint Camilleri

BirdLife says removal of hunting policy from environment minister is illegal

BirdLife says removal of hunting policy from environment...

Limited access keeps Fomm ir-Rih clean

Fomm ir-Rih: the only beach where most litter comes from the sea

Fomm ir-Rih: the only beach where most litter comes from...

Bee-savers seek 4,500 signatures for petition to create bee-friendly environment

Friends of the Earth Malta collecting 4,500 signatures in Europe-wide initiative for a healthy, bee-friendly environment 

Friends of the Earth Malta collecting 4,500 signatures...

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...