[WATCH] Flock of Short-toed eagles believed to have been decimated – BirdLife
BirdLife Malta said that its members only witnessed one out of 15 leaving the temporary roost in Buskett
Poachers threaten bird monitors and tourists as illegal trapping intensifies
Bird conservationists CABS report large-scale and widespread illegal trapping on Maltese and Gozo coasts
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...

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...

Hunters ‘urged to stay calm’ over public domain legislation

Hunters’ federation FKNK is urging hunters and trappers ‘to stay...

Hunters’ federation FKNK is urging hunters and...

Researchers attribute deluge of alien fish to ‘globalised’ shipping routes

Researchers behind the Spot the Alien Fish campaign who have long observed an influx of non-indigenous fish in Maltese and Mediterranean waters, have held...

Researchers behind the Spot the Alien Fish campaign who...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta rescues two stranded seabirds

BirdLife Malta has indicated that light pollution is likely to cause fledging...

BirdLife Malta has indicated that light pollution is likely...

Alien crayfish found in Chadwick Lakes, research group laments of consequences

The red swamp crayfish has been introduced to local fresh waters, leaving an impact on the habitat and its biodiversity

The red swamp crayfish has been introduced to local...

Authorities ‘failed’ to request relevant studies before approving tuna cages relocation

The chosen location is within two designated marine Natura 2000 sites which qualify as both a marine Special Protection Area for seabirds under the European...

The chosen location is within two designated marine Natura...

[WATCH] Dead thresher shark found in Cirkewwa

The 3-metre ‘fox shark’ was pulled out of the waters dead

The 3-metre ‘fox shark’ was pulled out of the...

[WATCH] Vandals get a kick out of sawing down 36 olive trees

Vandals stormed Foresta 2000 in Mellieha this weekend, cutting down 36...

Vandals stormed Foresta 2000 in Mellieha this weekend,...

New Water treatment facility to reduce dependency on ground water

The facility was inaugurated by the Prime Minister who said it would make Malta...

The facility was inaugurated by the Prime Minister who said...

BirdLife Malta renew call for setting up of wildlife crime unit in pre-election document

NGO publishes 10 proposals to safeguard the environment, which include the stopping of construction projects in ODZ sites, setting up a wildlife crime unit in...

NGO publishes 10 proposals to safeguard the environment,...

[WATCH] European court decision on finch trapping will be respected – Muscat

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says a Labour administration would respect the decision of the European Court of Justice

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says a Labour administration...