Large haul of juveniles sinks Lampuki price as late winter delays fish growth
Compared to previous years, the start of the season has seen a large catch of smaller sized Lampuki, which have dragged down prices
[WATCH] Juvenile flamingo shot in Marsascala, BirdLife CEO says
Mark Sultana said he witnessed an incident where one juvenile flamingo out of three was shot down in the Munxar area of Marsascala and that he called the police to investigate
Despite COVID-19 fears, Cabinet considers allowing spring hunting season

Cabinet requests urgent meeting of Ornis Committee, ‘Opening season would be most irresponsible act by PM’ says BirdLife  

Cabinet requests urgent meeting of Ornis Committee,...

BirdLife tells government: 'it'd be absurd to allow spring hunting during COVID crisis'

Spring hunting derogation calls for seven police officers per 1,000 hunters, which in the circumstances is impossible, the NGO says

Spring hunting derogation calls for seven police officers...

Hunters want Gozo minister to open spring season without Ornis consultation

BirdLife: ‘Prime Minister should not open spring hunting season, hunters are not a privileged section of society’

BirdLife: ‘Prime Minister should not open spring...

[WATCH] Police to press charges against poacher using semi-automatic sniper rifle

Poacher using sniper rifle identified by police after CABS monitoring teams films man hunting off-season

Poacher using sniper rifle identified by police after CABS...

Poachers take advantage of reduced police presence to control illegal trapping – CABS

‘Illegal trapping is rampant everywhere and the poachers know A.L.E. have no resources to catch them’, CABS says

‘Illegal trapping is rampant everywhere and the...

[WATCH] Stunning find inside Knights’ fort used to illegally trap protected birds

Drones uncover illegal trapping sites inside government-owned Fort Ricasoli where dozens of protects birds were caged

Drones uncover illegal trapping sites inside...

[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...

[WATCH] We will not close hunting season unless Ornis advises us too, Galdes insists

Parliamentary secretary for animal rights Roderick Galdes insists government against collective punishment for hunters, says decision on whether the...

Parliamentary secretary for animal rights Roderick Galdes...