Ornis opens trapping season for Song Thrush and Golden Plover, ban on finch trapping continues
There will be no finch trapping during the upcoming trapping season, after the Ornis Committee decided to open trapping for the Song Thrush and Golden Plover
BirdLife research yields more information about Mediterranean's 'most enigmatic bird'
A BirdLife Malta ringing exercise initiated in the late 60s, continues to generate more information about the Mediterranean Storm-Petrel’s migration habits, after a specimen...
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...

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...

Meet the longjaw squirrelfish: a new alien species discovered by Maltese biologists

Relentless research of marine biodiversity continues to produce new discoveries on species found in Maltese waters

Relentless research of marine biodiversity continues to...

Wild birds not the sole prerogative of BirdLife Malta, hunters' lobby claims

Federation accused BirdLife Malta of arrogance for taking the welfare of the birds upon itself and ordering the public be kept away

Federation accused BirdLife Malta of arrogance for taking...

[WATCH] Gozo swans suffering due to malnutrition, public attention

BirdLife Malta says that the attention of the public, malnutrition and the...

BirdLife Malta says that the attention of the public,...

Mute swans return to Marsalforn reservoir

Six of the twelve swans that arrived on Sunday have return to Marsalforn after...

Six of the twelve swans that arrived on Sunday have return...

[WATCH] Common kestrel and merlin released on Comino

After weeks of rehabilitation, BirdLife Malta releases two birds of prey on...

After weeks of rehabilitation, BirdLife Malta releases two...

Cheetahs heading towards extinction, zoologists warn

Only 7,100 cheetahs remain in the wild, a scientific study has revealed. 

Only 7,100 cheetahs remain in the wild, a scientific study...

Updated | Animal rights minister brushes off warnings on widespread trapping illegalities

Vast majority of unregistered trapping sites flagged by BirdLife and CABS are no longer active, animal rights junior minister Roderick Galdes argues

Vast majority of unregistered trapping sites flagged by...

[WATCH] Trapping sites ‘take up area larger than Valletta’, a third of them illegal

BirdLife, CABS survey indicates that 38% of all trapping sites are illegal and that combined area of trapping sites in Malta is larger than Valletta

BirdLife, CABS survey indicates that 38% of all trapping...

Money from recycled paper on Emirates’ flights is helping African conservationists flourish

Emirates announces winners of the second edition of ‘A Greener Tomorrow’ initiative

Emirates announces winners of the second edition of...

Hunters ‘filing false reports to muzzle birdwatchers’

Hunters' intimidation tactics similar to criminal organisations and...

Hunters' intimidation tactics similar to criminal...

Hunters demand legal action against BirdLife for photo of trapped bird

Hunting lobby FKNK accuses BirdLife of animal cruelty after it published  photo of a golden plover trapped inside a small cage 

Hunting lobby FKNK accuses BirdLife of animal cruelty after...

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...