Loggerhead turtle hatchlings emerge from turtle nest on Golden Bay
About 50 turtle hatchlings have emerged from the turtle nest at Ir-Ramla tal-Mixquqa
Maltese challenge to ECJ ruling on finch trapping ‘absurd’ says BirdLife
Using the excuse of scientific research to create a smokescreen for more birds to be trapped is unacceptable
Bird trappers in Gozo caught poaching claimed they were scientists

Committee Against Bird Slaughter says 10 trappers falsely claimed to be...

Committee Against Bird Slaughter says 10 trappers...

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina is new Commissioner for Animal Welfare

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina has announced she will be the next Commissioner for Animal Welfare

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina has announced she...

ERA assessing local Degu populations after sightings in Buskett raise concerns

Likely released or abandoned into the wild, ERA has warned that the species could become invasive, with significant impacts on local wildlife

Likely released or abandoned into the wild, ERA has warned...

BirdLife calls on Brussels to intervene on Malta ‘research’ finch trapping season

European Commission urged to re-establish “rule of law” in bird protection in Malta following re-opening of finch  trapping season in defiance...

European Commission urged to re-establish “rule of...

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...

Protected bird is shot, three days into hunting season

“After only three days of the Autumn hunting season, we already have the...

“After only three days of the Autumn hunting season,...

Ornis Committee yet to meet despite start of hunting season

BirdLife calls for urgent Ornis meeting after not being officially contacted...

BirdLife calls for urgent Ornis meeting after not being...

[WATCH] Ornis Committee yet to meet despite hunting season starts in three days

BirdLife Malta presents letter to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat urging government to prioritise environmental law enforcement

BirdLife Malta presents letter to Prime Minister Joseph...

[WATCH] Viticulturist: Ageing farmer population, longer droughts threatening viability of wine industry

Marsovin CEO Jeremy Cassar urges government to help protect indigenous grapes and support efforts to increase production 

Marsovin CEO Jeremy Cassar urges government to help protect...

Brushfire spotted in Ta' Cenc Natura 2000 site

A MaltaToday reader sent us in this photo of a fire in the Natura 2000 site in...

A MaltaToday reader sent us in this photo of a fire in the...

Skywatchers get ready... two days left to Perseid Meteor Shower 2017

The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming in just a few days, and two...

The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming in just a...

Superintendence calls for survey of Harq Hammiem cave

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage is calling for a full survey of the...

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage is calling for a...

Exceptionally hot weather keeps firefighters busy

The heat itself does not cause any fires, but heatwave ‘Lucifer’...

The heat itself does not cause any fires, but heatwave...

Hunters 'shooting protected birds under the cover of rabbit season' say BirdLife

BirdLife Malta uploads pictures of wounded Black Kite, rescued from the sea near Xrobb l-Għaġin to Facebook. Claims hunters shooting at birds despite...

BirdLife Malta uploads pictures of wounded Black Kite,...

Heat wave expected to last until early next week

Yes, it’s hot. Temperature to reach 38 degrees tomorrow

Yes, it’s hot. Temperature to reach 38 degrees...

Planning Commission green lights ‘upgrading’ of Wied il-Ghasel

EU structural funds will be used to ‘rehabilitate the valley back to its...

EU structural funds will be used to ‘rehabilitate the...

[WATCH] Hunters insist EU court opinion on trapping is 'unjust, mistaken and discriminatory'

Hunting federation FKNK says trapping is allowed in other countries using the same methods as those used in Malta

Hunting federation FKNK says trapping is allowed in other...