Animal rights campaigners want ban on breeding and import of bully dogs
Animal rights NGOs launch online petition for temporary ban on breeding and import of all bully dog breeds
FKNK toasts season with thanks for government’s ‘strong will’ to defend hunting
Hunting season underway following BirdLife’s unsuccessful attempt at securing injunction against derogation from EU spring hunting ban
Don’t mind the long grass, Ħaż-Żebbuġ is feeding the bees

Ħaż-Żebbuġ local council allowing roadside grass to flourish in Spring to...

Ħaż-Żebbuġ local council allowing roadside grass to...

CABS slams ‘unofficial’ spring hunting of turtle doves as court case remains pending

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) says hunters have been observed hunting in forested areas associated with the turtle dove, despite a court...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) says hunters...

Hunting derogation flies in face of Birds Directive, EU task force says

European Commission task force on Birds and Habitats Directive says Malta derogation from EU ban on hunting in spring “is contrary to the Birds...

European Commission task force on Birds and Habitats...

Mediterraneo Marine Park announces the death of Dana the sea lion

Mediterraneo says the sea lion developed a lump in its stomach, having lived at...

Mediterraneo says the sea lion developed a lump in its...

Court upholds BirdLife injunction against spring hunting legal notice

Government unable to issue legal notice for hunting of turtle-dive until court...

Government unable to issue legal notice for hunting of...

White storks shot at while roosting in Żabbar and Marsaskala, says BirdLife Malta

Environmentalists report that white storks were shot at while roosting in Żabbar and Marsaskala overnight

Environmentalists report that white storks were shot at...

Shipping lights disturbing Malta seabirds’ nocturnal patterns

Scientists find light pollution from ships at night are interrupting typically...

Scientists find light pollution from ships at night are...

Protected bird shot just weeks ahead of Ornis decision on spring hunting

Malta is facing infringement procedures from the European Commission for insisting on opening the spring hunting season in defiance of the EU’s Birds...

Malta is facing infringement procedures from the European...

Animal liberation activists turn up in onesies to protest Monte Kristo circus

Horse show at Monte Kristo estates should be banned under animal circus rules, say activists protesting VRD inaction

Horse show at Monte Kristo estates should be banned under...

Heavy fog creates eerie Maltese landscapes

A Met Office spokesperson tells MaltaToday that the fog is a result of high...

A Met Office spokesperson tells MaltaToday that the fog is...

Brussels issues new warning to Malta over spring hunting season

Additional letter of formal notice from EC says Malta is not protecting birds...

Additional letter of formal notice from EC says Malta is...

As EU bans lead ammunition, BirdLife calls on government to declare Malta wetlands

EU bans use of lead ammunition in wetlands, but Malta has until 2025 to declare which of its valleys, water-catchment areas and coasts will be defined as...

EU bans use of lead ammunition in wetlands, but Malta has...

Maltese hunters accuse Brussels of anti-hunting bias over court action on trapping

Maltese hunting lobby claim European Commission has “anti-hunting bias” after Brussels did not buy Maltese bid to circumvent trapping ban by...

Maltese hunting lobby claim European Commission...

Gozo ministry finances hunting exhibition in schools, BirdLife up in arms

Education department informs primary schools in Gozo of hunting exhibition to be hosted across all schools

Education department informs primary schools in Gozo of...

BirdLife take government to court over turtle-dove shooting season

BirdLife is asking the Courts to declare the practice illegal, with a view to...

BirdLife is asking the Courts to declare the practice...

Finnish-tagged Honey-buzzard shot down in Malta on first migration

The carcass was retrieved through collaboration between BirdLife Malta, EPU...

The carcass was retrieved through collaboration between...

Best paw forward, aristocats set for purrfect weekend

Coiffed to perfection and sporting the latest pedicure, some 70 cats will...

Coiffed to perfection and sporting the latest pedicure,...

Bees caught in the jaws of death: the plight of apiculturists

Oriental hornets are increasingly becoming a public health menace in urban...

Oriental hornets are increasingly becoming a public health...