Prestigious conservation body slams Malta for turtle dove spring hunting
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has slammed the government’s intention to open the spring hunting season for turtle dove, a species in decline...
FKNK calls out 'arrogant' BirdLife over dead turtle dove stunt
Hunting lobby group FKNK says BirdLife Malta committed a crime by placing a dead turtle dove in front of the prime minister's office on Thursday
ERA and Nature Trust take drastic measures to protect turtle eggs in Gnejna

After yesterday's thunderstorm, every effort was taken to maintain appropriate conditions for the survival of the turtle eggs in Gnejna Bay • In 2012,...

After yesterday's thunderstorm, every effort was taken...

Ghadira suffers widespread damage following yesterday’s thunderstorm

Facilities and shops in the area also reported as having suffered from a considerable amount of damage • The recent extension of Balluta Bay also suffered...

Facilities and shops in the area also reported as having...

[WATCH] Agency for implementation of environmental projects launched

Environment Minister Jose Herrera said that the agency would be given the...

Environment Minister Jose Herrera said that the agency...

Spreading manure on Gozo fields still a ‘common practice’

The company is insisting that the practice of spreading untreated manure, which...

The company is insisting that the practice of spreading...

[WATCH] Stargazers witness longest 'blood moon' this century

Stargazers around the world were able to delight in last night's lunar...

Stargazers around the world were able to delight in last...

Moon will turn blood red on Friday in longest lunar eclipse of the century

The moon will spend 103 minutes in the Earth’s shadow on Friday, making it the longest total lunar eclipse in a century • Mars will be the closest...

The moon will spend 103 minutes in the Earth’s shadow...

FKNK tells bird trappers October season may not be possible

The president of the hunting lobby still believes trapping will still be...

The president of the hunting lobby still believes trapping...

Kalanka hotelier wants to bring back the Maltese goat

An ambitious plan to reintroduce the Maltese goat, a breed which disappeared...

An ambitious plan to reintroduce the Maltese goat, a breed...

[WATCH] Two Common Kestrel pairs breed in Malta this year

Common Kestrels scarcely breed in Malta, but decrease in illegal hunting is...

Common Kestrels scarcely breed in Malta, but decrease in...

[WATCH] Turtle nesting’s turbulent Malta history

Last week, a Loggerhead turtle laid eggs at Gnejna Bay, only the second time in...

Last week, a Loggerhead turtle laid eggs at Gnejna Bay,...

Chadwick Lakes picnickers to be steered away from valley bed

Picknickers will be placed in designated areas due to the disturbance caused to...

Picknickers will be placed in designated areas due to the...

Turtle lays eggs at Ġnejna Bay; area cordoned off

A turtle has laid eggs at Ġnejna Bay just two years after a similar occurrence...

A turtle has laid eggs at Ġnejna Bay just two years after...

Soaring demand for new water by farmers

The number of farmers making use of the new water has increased from 170 in April to 269

The number of farmers making use of the new water has...

President’s think-tank calls for creative solutions before uprooting trees

National Hub for Ethnobotanical Research demands meaningful consultations with communities affected by tree-felling

National Hub for Ethnobotanical Research demands meaningful...

[WATCH] Update 4 | EU court declares trapping in Malta illegal, but PN and hunters want new derogation

EU court seals fate of bird trapping in Malta saying that practice breaches EU law • Maltese government: 'We did everything possible' 

EU court seals fate of bird trapping in Malta saying that...

Hunters spot first-ever Hoopoe breeding in Malta

Hunters spotted two pairs of hoopoes, one pair bred in Gozo, while the...

Hunters spotted two pairs of hoopoes, one pair bred in...

BirdLife fears Għadira road project could impact nature reserve

The proposal to erect an elevated road was put forward by Projects...

The proposal to erect an elevated road was put...

[WATCH] Hunters record secretive and rare water bird

The Baillon's Crake is a rare visitor to the Maltese islands

The Baillon's Crake is a rare visitor to the Maltese...