Fake breeders stealing trapped birds to sell them as captive-bred specimens
The Committee Against Bird Slaughter says last week six severe infringements were reported to the Environmental Protection Unit 
Spring hunting season will allow hunters to shoot protected birds - BirdLife Malta
"Malta will have to again face the EU on this," the BirdLife Malta CEO said
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...

Eight protected birds gunned down in first week of spring hunting season

Eight protected birds were illegally gunned down in various locations around Malta and Gozo in the first week of this year’s spring hunting season,...

Eight protected birds were illegally gunned down in various...

WBRU rejects accusations levelled by CABS over monitoring of hunting season

The Wild Birds Regulation Unit has denied CABS’s accusations of 'taking credit for their efforts against illegal bird trapping

The Wild Birds Regulation Unit has denied CABS’s...

30 new tree protection areas announced

Around 66% of Malta's indigenous trees are either rare or endangered, environment minister warns 

Around 66% of Malta's indigenous trees are either rare...

Second referendum ‘last resort’, says BirdLife as FKNK calls them ‘sore losers’

During an interview on RTK’s ‘Newsbook’, Mark Sultana said that a referendum on spring hunting should be the last resort

During an interview on RTK’s ‘Newsbook’,...

Updated | 29 MEPs petition Muscat to close spring hunting season

Group of MEPs join BirdLife in urging government to close spring hunting...

Group of MEPs join BirdLife in urging government to...

[WATCH] Etna eruption leaves ten injured

A BBC crew was among the tourists visiting the volcano at the time

A BBC crew was among the tourists visiting the volcano at...

‘Unusual’ migratory birds observed as BirdLife Malta reiterates claims of ‘unsustainable’ spring hunting

BirdLife Malta has reiterated its argument that spring hunting season should not be opened, as migratory birds are observed flying over Malta

BirdLife Malta has reiterated its argument that spring...

Updated | Divers warned to keep away from Azure Window until site is considered 'safe'

Divers, mariners and bathers warned to stay away from the site which held the Azure Window until the necessary surveys and inspections have been carried out

Divers, mariners and bathers warned to stay away from the...

Infected citrus trees imported from Sicily enter Maltese market

Members of the public who purchased citrus trees in the past six months are to...

Members of the public who purchased citrus trees in the...

Azure Window collapse should be wake-up call, Church says

Church Comission: Azure Window collapse should prompt us to safeguard what is...

Church Comission: Azure Window collapse should prompt us to...

[WATCH] Government moots 3D augmented reality reconstruction of Gozo’s Azure Window

‘International initiative’ to attract ideas on how to mark collapsed Azure Window, but government ministers say they will not attempt to rebuild...

‘International initiative’ to attract ideas on...

[IN PICTURES] Vandals dump burnt oil on picturesque cliffs

Unknown vandals dump burnt oil along cliff face in Ghar Hasan, limits of Hal far

Unknown vandals dump burnt oil along cliff face in Ghar...