[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
[WATCH] 500 killifish specially bred for threatened saline marshland in Marsaskala
500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to populate the threatened il-Magħluq in Marsaskala after the endemic fish dwindled to just five pairs says Nature Trust...
[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...

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...

President’s think-tank calls for creative solutions before uprooting trees

National Hub for Ethnobotanical Research demands meaningful consultations with communities affected by tree-felling

National Hub for Ethnobotanical Research demands meaningful...

[WATCH] Update 4 | EU court declares trapping in Malta illegal, but PN and hunters want new derogation

EU court seals fate of bird trapping in Malta saying that practice breaches EU law • Maltese government: 'We did everything possible' 

EU court seals fate of bird trapping in Malta saying that...

Hunters spot first-ever Hoopoe breeding in Malta

Hunters spotted two pairs of hoopoes, one pair bred in Gozo, while the...

Hunters spotted two pairs of hoopoes, one pair bred in...

BirdLife fears Għadira road project could impact nature reserve

The proposal to erect an elevated road was put forward by Projects...

The proposal to erect an elevated road was put...

[WATCH] Hunters record secretive and rare water bird

The Baillon's Crake is a rare visitor to the Maltese islands

The Baillon's Crake is a rare visitor to the Maltese...