Maltese Ferule recognised as endemic species
The Environment Authority has announced the designation of a new endemic species for Malta, which reaffirms the North African affinity of some of the Maltese flora
[WATCH] BirdLife detects 41 bird-trapping illegalities in ten days
During ten days of fieldwork, BirdLife Malta encountered trapping illegalities every single day with a total of 41 illegalities on at least 31 different trapping sites
Dingli zoo Serengeti regularised against €10,000 fine

The Planning Authority has officially regularised the Serengeti Animal Park in...

The Planning Authority has officially regularised the...

BirdLife, NGOs crowdfunding €2,000 to oppose Dwejra lights decision

BirdLife hoping to raise €2,000 to file appeal to decision allowing new...

BirdLife hoping to raise €2,000 to file appeal to...

Updated | Number of protected waterbirds shot in Malta is insignifcant, hunting lobby says

The Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) said that in 2018, only 12 Common Pochard and 16 Northern Lapwing were reported shot  

The Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) said that in 2018, only 12...

‘Lights out for Dwejra stars’, objectors fume at restaurant’s al fresco permit from PA

Permit issued for lights on Dwejra restaurant, which got permit in 2007 disguised as ‘interpretation centre’. Now it will expand again

Permit issued for lights on Dwejra restaurant, which got...

BirdLife Malta records good year for breeding birds

BirdLife Malta Conservation Manager Nicholas Barbara said that the breeding...

BirdLife Malta Conservation Manager Nicholas Barbara said...

Witness the spectacle of Malta’s shearwater birds up close and at sea

A nature spectacle not to be missed: BirdLife Malta’s annual shearwater boat trips are set to take place again

A nature spectacle not to be missed: BirdLife Malta’s...

Updated: Galdes refutes calls to close trapping season: ‘Illegal electronic callers on the decline’

BirdLife Malta has reiterated the call made last week by the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) to close the trapping season for Golden Plover...

BirdLife Malta has reiterated the call made last week...

[WATCH] Christmas shopping this weekend? Ditch the umbrella and wear raincoats

If you’re planning Christmas shopping this weekend, make sure to wear raincoats as rain is forecasted on both Saturday and Sunday

If you’re planning Christmas shopping this weekend,...

180 injured birds collected by BirdLife Malta during 2016

BirdLife Malta holds annual general meeting to discuss the ’10...

BirdLife Malta holds annual general meeting to discuss the...

CABS calls for end of season as illegal night trapping of plovers ‘out of control’

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter has called for the end of trapping season, pointing to gross misconduct from trappers with regards to illegal night...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter has called for...

Second toxic puffer fish found in Maltese waters

A second individual of the silver-cheeked toadfish, which produces one of...

A second individual of the silver-cheeked toadfish,...

BirdLife Malta welcomes confirmation of EU nature protection laws

European Commission confirms that Birds and Habitats Directives will not be...

European Commission confirms that Birds and Habitats...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta calls for establishment of Wildlife Crime Unit after eagle was shot down

A specialised unit would help the police to combat criminal acts related to nature and environmental law enforcement, BirdLife Malta says

A specialised unit would help the police to combat criminal...

University research group discovers new alien fish species

The University of Malta’s conservation biology research group has...

The University of Malta’s conservation biology...

University launches Spot the Alien Fish campaign

A campaign aimed at monitoring population changes of selected alien fish...

A campaign aimed at monitoring population changes of...

Birdlife Malta against masterplans that impact conservation areas

Masterplan should not disregard Natura 2000 status and importance

Masterplan should not disregard Natura 2000 status and...

Mediterranean swordfish threatened by overfishing, WWF tells fishing nations

ICCAT meeting of 48 fishing nations to determine new catch limits for swordfish, tuna and shark

ICCAT meeting of 48 fishing nations to determine new catch...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta concerned about proposed development surrounding Simar Nature Reserve

BirdLife Malta has expressed serious concern at the possibility of the area surrounding its Simar Nature Reserve being subject to...

BirdLife Malta has expressed serious concern at the...