BirdLife files judicial protest against government: spring hunting season cannot be opened
BirdLife says low catch data is not enough for government to derogate from EU ban on spring hunting
French bird trapping debacle in EU court could have Malta effect
A European Court of Justice decision on bird trapping in France could have an effect on Malta’s demands to derogate from the European ban on bird trapping
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...

Friends of the Earth urges public to support Kalanka Bay’s public domain status

Environmental NGO Friends of the Earth has urged the public to 'save the untouched Kalanka Bay', which is up for public consultation to be...

Environmental NGO Friends of the Earth has urged the public...

State 'duty-bound' to manage water better, says Partit Demokratiku

Climate change management is in murky waters, Partit Demokratiku warns

Climate change management is in murky waters, Partit...

Updated | Court drops case against ornithologist over illegal trapping

Fiona Burrows had been asked by the police to help investigate illegal trapping but ended up in court after the trapper sued her for trespassing 

Fiona Burrows had been asked by the police to help...

Hunters join big game trophy-hunting club

Safari Club International has been criticised for promoting the trophy hunting...

Safari Club International has been criticised for promoting...

Earth’s sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn

Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’ as study reveals...

Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’...

[WATCH] ERA undertakes embellishment projects for Comino

The Environment and Resources Authority carried out considerable works in...

The Environment and Resources Authority carried out...

Hunters ‘urged to stay calm’ over public domain legislation

Hunters’ federation FKNK is urging hunters and trappers ‘to stay...

Hunters’ federation FKNK is urging hunters and...

Researchers attribute deluge of alien fish to ‘globalised’ shipping routes

Researchers behind the Spot the Alien Fish campaign who have long observed an influx of non-indigenous fish in Maltese and Mediterranean waters, have held...

Researchers behind the Spot the Alien Fish campaign who...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta rescues two stranded seabirds

BirdLife Malta has indicated that light pollution is likely to cause fledging...

BirdLife Malta has indicated that light pollution is likely...

Alien crayfish found in Chadwick Lakes, research group laments of consequences

The red swamp crayfish has been introduced to local fresh waters, leaving an impact on the habitat and its biodiversity

The red swamp crayfish has been introduced to local...

Authorities ‘failed’ to request relevant studies before approving tuna cages relocation

The chosen location is within two designated marine Natura 2000 sites which qualify as both a marine Special Protection Area for seabirds under the European...

The chosen location is within two designated marine Natura...

[WATCH] Dead thresher shark found in Cirkewwa

The 3-metre ‘fox shark’ was pulled out of the waters dead

The 3-metre ‘fox shark’ was pulled out of the...