Maltese Ferule recognised as endemic species
The Environment Authority has announced the designation of a new endemic species for Malta, which reaffirms the North African affinity of some of the Maltese flora
[WATCH] BirdLife detects 41 bird-trapping illegalities in ten days
During ten days of fieldwork, BirdLife Malta encountered trapping illegalities every single day with a total of 41 illegalities on at least 31 different trapping sites
BirdLife demands closure of hunting season following 'massacre' at sea

BirdLife said it was also calling on the government to close the hunting season at sea in view of the fact that 2018 was a record year for the illegal killing...

BirdLife said it was also calling on the government to...

Malta’s iconic golden limestone granted global heritage stone status

The soft golden limestone that gave Malta its traditional houses, corbelled country walls and its temples joins a global league of top rocks

The soft golden limestone that gave Malta its traditional...

[WATCH] When Jose Herrera bought a field to teach his children what a butterfly is

On Arbor Day the Environment Minister joined Nature Trust volunteers for tree-planting at Wied Għollieqa valley

On Arbor Day the Environment Minister joined Nature Trust...

Maltese Ferule recognised as endemic species

The Environment Authority has announced the designation of a new endemic...

The Environment Authority has announced the designation of...

[WATCH] BirdLife detects 41 bird-trapping illegalities in ten days

During ten days of fieldwork, BirdLife Malta encountered trapping illegalities...

During ten days of fieldwork, BirdLife Malta encountered...

A warmer and drier November brings meteorological Autumn to a close

Air temperatures ranged between 10.6˚C and 24.1˚C Only 61.0 mm of...

Air temperatures ranged between 10.6˚C and 24.1˚C Only...

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...