Malta’s hunters want President’s backing to curtail power to call abrogative referenda
Hunting fraternity has petition backed by 104,000 signatures demanding a stop to voters demanding referendum when they collect petition of 10% of voters
Fishing lines, nylon and hooks major cause of turtle deaths in Malta
Most of the 161 turtles found stranded on the Maltese coast between 2012 and 2018, were injured or killed by marine litter, particularly that related to fishing
Poachers take advantage of reduced police presence to control illegal trapping – CABS

‘Illegal trapping is rampant everywhere and the poachers know A.L.E. have no resources to catch them’, CABS says

‘Illegal trapping is rampant everywhere and the...

[WATCH] Stunning find inside Knights’ fort used to illegally trap protected birds

Drones uncover illegal trapping sites inside government-owned Fort Ricasoli where dozens of protects birds were caged

Drones uncover illegal trapping sites inside...

BirdLife will not engage with ‘minister for hunting’ Clint Camilleri

BirdLife says removal of hunting policy from environment minister is illegal

BirdLife says removal of hunting policy from environment...

Limited access keeps Fomm ir-Rih clean

Fomm ir-Rih: the only beach where most litter comes from the sea

Fomm ir-Rih: the only beach where most litter comes from...

Bee-savers seek 4,500 signatures for petition to create bee-friendly environment

Friends of the Earth Malta collecting 4,500 signatures in Europe-wide initiative for a healthy, bee-friendly environment 

Friends of the Earth Malta collecting 4,500 signatures...

Malta’s hunters want President’s backing to curtail power to call abrogative referenda

Hunting fraternity has petition backed by 104,000 signatures demanding a stop to voters demanding referendum when they collect petition of 10% of voters

Hunting fraternity has petition backed by 104,000...

Get some fresh air... mental health charity and BirdLife launch ecotherapy programme

When the doctor prescribes some fresh air... ecotherapy programme is a first for Malta

When the doctor prescribes some fresh air... ecotherapy...

Botanist publishes first-of-its-kind research on Maltese orchids

Book could influence policies on development of land outside building zones...

Book could influence policies on development of land...

[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...