Illegal hunting of turtle-doves dominates start of spring hunting season
BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the spring hunting season was opened, and illegal hunting is already rampant
Spring hunting is wrong for more than one reason
To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a pandemic that is forcing people to have their only few moments of relaxation out in nature is unthoughtful and unfair
Points system loosens screws on law-breaking hunters

Hunters spared increased fines on second offences, will not be taken to court...

Hunters spared increased fines on second offences, will not...

Over 1.5 million Gozo bees burnt alive in arson of 28 hives

The aggressor placed tires under the hives and set them on fire

The aggressor placed tires under the hives and set them on...

Gzira duck village razed to the ground over unsanitary conditions

Animal Liberation Malta welcomes decision to close down the duck village,...

Animal Liberation Malta welcomes decision to close down the...

Total of 71 turtle hatchlings emerged from previously undiscovered nest

Documentation of a turtle nest at Ramla l-Ħamra by ERA officials reveals 71 turtle hatchlings emerged successfully

Documentation of a turtle nest at Ramla l-Ħamra by ERA...

[WATCH] 22 loggerhead turtles hatch overnight in Ramla l-Ħamra

22 loggerhead turtles hatch in a surprise discovery by the public • The...

22 loggerhead turtles hatch in a surprise discovery by the...

Scientists release first lab-grown Qabru freshwater crabs into the wild

Nature Trust Malta releases first crabs cultured inside lab: “Many species are already facing extinction as their habitats have come under...

Nature Trust Malta releases first crabs cultured inside...

Under threat of EU court censure, Malta reopens bird trapping season

Committee Against Bird Slaughter and BirdLife Malta slam government for...

Committee Against Bird Slaughter and BirdLife Malta slam...

New study suggests 75% decline of insect population over three decades

Scientific study has found 'alarming' declines in insect populations around Germany, which could have devastating affects on crop production and...

Scientific study has found 'alarming' declines in...

Turkey returns 7,500 trafficked frogs to the wild

Five poachers were arrested after police discovered a massive operation to sell...

Five poachers were arrested after police discovered a...

Malta SPCA says islands’ zoos cannot give good quality of life to wild animals

MSPCA questions quality of life that captive wildlife can have 'in a country like Malta'

MSPCA questions quality of life that captive wildlife can...

[WATCH] Prince Charles urges transition to a circular economy: 'I really do wonder if ocean’s fragility is yet truly grasped'

Prince Charles, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, High Representative Federica Mogherini and European Commissioner Karmenu Vella address the fourth edition of the...

Prince Charles, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, High...

Artisanal fishermen being edged out of Maltese waters, study finds

According to a study, Maltese artisinal fishermen are constantly losing out to...

According to a study, Maltese artisinal fishermen are...

Another two shot birds die from sustained injuries

A total of 17 casualties have resulted from this year's autumn hunting...

A total of 17 casualties have resulted from this year's...

[WATCH] 118 truckloads of dumped construction material removed from Wied Qirda

The Planning Authority said in a statement that it was finally removing a ‘scar plaguing the picturesque valley’

The Planning Authority said in a statement that it was...

[WATCH] Rescued flamingos released at Ghadira Nature Reserve

On 19 September, the two rescued flamingos were released 'back into the...

On 19 September, the two rescued flamingos were released...

[WATCH] Muscat will not close hunting season as death toll of protected birds grows

Prime Minister says changes to the law rules out his closing of the hunting season unilaterally, as he had done in the past.

Prime Minister says changes to the law rules out...

PN condemns protected bird shootings, calls for hunters’ cooperation

These actions continue to cast a shadow on the thousands of hunters that observe the law,” the PN said.

These actions continue to cast a shadow on the thousands of...

[WATCH] Four protected birds found injured, two confirmed shot

13 casualties have resulted since the opening of what Birdlife is calling the...

13 casualties have resulted since the opening of what...