[WATCH] MaltaToday Survey | Malta, a nation of pet lovers
The first-ever MaltaToday survey on pets reveals a nation in love with its domestic animals
Newly discovered butterflies and orchids added to protection list
Scientific studies have encountered new species that live and propagate on the Maltese islands alongside an endemic new orchid in Gozo
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...

Fishing lines, nylon and hooks major cause of turtle deaths in Malta

Most of the 161 turtles found stranded on the Maltese coast between 2012 and...

Most of the 161 turtles found stranded on the Maltese coast...

Illegal hunting killed at least 99 birds last year: BirdLife Malta says this is the tip of the iceberg

In its annual assessment of illegal hunting and trapping, BirdLife says 2019 was the second-worst year in the past seven

In its annual assessment of illegal hunting and trapping,...

NGOs file judicial protest against ERA over its failure to protect trees from Central Link

Several environmental NGOs and residents say that the trees that should have been marked for transplantation were destroyed as part of the project's...

Several environmental NGOs and residents say that the trees...

Hunting regulator pulled out of environment ministry and given to hunter minister

New Cabinet sees Wild Birds Regulation Unit pulled out of environment ministry and made answerable to Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri, a hunter • BirdLife...

New Cabinet sees Wild Birds Regulation Unit pulled out of...

Thousands of jellyfish beached along Malta's coastline

Persistent south-easterly winds leave thousands of jellyfish beached along...

Persistent south-easterly winds leave thousands of...

Environment minister recommends Wied Ghomor as public domain site

Environment minister Josè Herrera has recommended Wied Ghomor to be...

Environment minister Josè Herrera has recommended...

New jellyfish species discovered in Maltese waters

Despite its large dimensions, the egg-yolk jellyfish, only imparts a very mild...

Despite its large dimensions, the egg-yolk jellyfish, only...

Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef damaged in ‘unprecedented’ bleaching

Unprecedented coral bleaching in consecutive years has damaged two-thirds of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, aerial surveys have shown

Unprecedented coral bleaching in consecutive years has...

MEPs demand action on illegal bird hunting activities

Members of the European Parliament urge European Commission to act against...

Members of the European Parliament urge European Commission...

BirdLife Malta condemns government’s ‘silence’ as number of illegally shot birds rises to 10

BirdLife Malta has taken the government and the Prime Minister to task for their 'silence' around the number of birds of prey being illegally...

BirdLife Malta has taken the government and the Prime...

European Commission 'corrects' Labour MEP over EU fisheries policy, Maltese fishing

The European Commission’s representation in Malta has issued a statement contradicting Alfred Sant’s declarations on how EU directives have...

The European Commission’s representation in Malta has...

Eight protected birds gunned down in first week of spring hunting season

Eight protected birds were illegally gunned down in various locations around Malta and Gozo in the first week of this year’s spring hunting season,...

Eight protected birds were illegally gunned down in various...

WBRU rejects accusations levelled by CABS over monitoring of hunting season

The Wild Birds Regulation Unit has denied CABS’s accusations of 'taking credit for their efforts against illegal bird trapping

The Wild Birds Regulation Unit has denied CABS’s...

30 new tree protection areas announced

Around 66% of Malta's indigenous trees are either rare or endangered, environment minister warns 

Around 66% of Malta's indigenous trees are either rare...

Second referendum ‘last resort’, says BirdLife as FKNK calls them ‘sore losers’

During an interview on RTK’s ‘Newsbook’, Mark Sultana said that a referendum on spring hunting should be the last resort

During an interview on RTK’s ‘Newsbook’,...

Updated | 29 MEPs petition Muscat to close spring hunting season

Group of MEPs join BirdLife in urging government to close spring hunting...

Group of MEPs join BirdLife in urging government to...

[WATCH] Etna eruption leaves ten injured

A BBC crew was among the tourists visiting the volcano at the time

A BBC crew was among the tourists visiting the volcano at...