Malta’s 200 beekeepers suffer funding loss due to ‘copy-paste’ EU rules
Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee box subsidy from the EU because of laws that apply to larger member states
Emergency from inside the world of the Maltese honey bee
Meet the beesavers: they are taking starving honey bees out of urban zones so that they can pollinate the crops we need to put food on our table
[WATCH] Black Kite shot down over Addolorata cemetery after hunting season closes

The total number of known illegally shot protected species in 2019 now stands at 36

The total number of known illegally shot protected species...

Malta’s 200 beekeepers suffer funding loss due to ‘copy-paste’ EU rules

Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee box subsidy from the EU because of laws that apply to larger member states

Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee...

Emergency from inside the world of the Maltese honey bee

Meet the beesavers: they are taking starving honey bees out of urban zones so...

Meet the beesavers: they are taking starving honey bees out...

[WATCH] Keeping watch on Maltese hunters, from the break of dawn

Every morning, BirdLife officials patrol popular hunting spots, searching for...

Every morning, BirdLife officials patrol popular hunting...

‘Sputnik traps’ being used to trap Turtle Doves by Gozitan poachers

Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of 100 square metres 

Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of...

[WATCH] BirdLife anticipating ‘open season’ on turtle dove, as quail hunting season opens

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences between quail which can be legally hunted and turtle dove, the hunting of which is illegal

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences...

[WATCH] Birds left stranded due to increase in light pollution across Malta

Record 24 stranded Scopoli’s Shearwaters recovered by general public in 2018, indicating worrying effects of an increase in the levels of light...

Record 24 stranded Scopoli’s...

Illegal to poison animals when there is no possible threat that they are pests

Animal lovers across the nation have called for the banning of poison from shop shelves

Animal lovers across the nation have called for the banning...

CABS says ‘hundreds’ illegally trapping birds under cover of legal season

CABS said that in the vast majority of cases, no Wild Birds Regulation Unit officers were available to identify and document the birds being found by the...

CABS said that in the vast majority of cases, no Wild Birds...

Flamingos shot after leaving Għadira nature reserve

BirdLife Malta says 2018 will have been the worst year for the illegal hunting...

BirdLife Malta says 2018 will have been the worst year for...

[WATCH] CABS catch poachers in the act as 34 illegalities reported

Volunteers of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) have been stationed...

Volunteers of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS)...

Lack of vets raises concern over cautious use of animal drugs

Concerns have been raised that a lack of Maltese vets could be pushing animal...

Concerns have been raised that a lack of Maltese vets could...

[WATCH] Police break down trapping hide’s door after poacher locks himself in

‘Close your eyes or close trapping season,’ CABS tells minister

‘Close your eyes or close trapping season,’...

Marsalforn hotel may be approved if old Xaghra farm house is retained

A 58-room hotel extending outside development zones and overlooking the valley...

A 58-room hotel extending outside development zones and...

Opening trapping season puts Malta at risk of more court cases - BirdLife

BirdLife questions the way in which Malta reached its agreement with the European Commission on opening of trapping season

BirdLife questions the way in which Malta reached its...

Over 1,800 bird trapping sites have been tracked on a Google map of Malta

And that excludes 5,000 other trapping sites for finch trapping...

And that excludes 5,000 other trapping sites for finch...

Update 2 | Malta reaches EC agreement on trapping, BirdLife questions legal changes

No finch trapping, while trappers are each only allowed one site from where to trap birds, with sites to be registered on public website • BirdLife...

No finch trapping, while trappers are each only...

Stuffed protected birds found in Tarxien residence

The birds were found during the course of an investigation into illegal hunting...

The birds were found during the course of an investigation...