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
Rift in lobby as St Hubert Hunters express support for wildlife crime unit

FKNK says St Hubert Hunters are not supporting turtle dove season over fears of abusive hunting

FKNK says St Hubert Hunters are not supporting turtle dove...

Diving community reports worrying decline of fish

DIver associations have voiced concern over diminished underwater...

DIver associations have voiced concern over...

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...

Marsaskala's il-Maghluq saline marshland gets long overdue clean up

Earlier this month, the Marsaskala local council urged environment minister...

Earlier this month, the Marsaskala local council urged...

[WATCH] Italy police bust poachers who smuggled songbirds to Malta

The organised group from Reggio Calabria had built up a network of illegal...

The organised group from Reggio Calabria had built up a...

[WATCH] ‘Owl’-righty then! Buskett gets ready for the return of the barbaġann

Barn owls were driven into extinction from Malta almost four decades ago but now, a project run by hunting organisation FKNK seeks to reintroduce the bird of...

Barn owls were driven into extinction from Malta almost...

[WATCH] FKNK releases over 700 Turtle Doves into the wild

FKNK said that the aim of this project is the restocking of the wild...

FKNK said that the aim of this project is the restocking of...

Beached Portuguese Man O' War colony spotted at Wied l-Ghasri, Gozo

Watch your step! A rare jellyfish with a painful sting was found in Wied...

Watch your step! A rare jellyfish with a painful sting was...

EU Court decision that seals fate of bird trapping expected June 21

Malta was obliged to phase-out trapping for the seven species by 2009, but the...

Malta was obliged to phase-out trapping for the seven...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta’s seabird project enters important phase for Yelkouan Shearwater conservation

To mark their new stage in the project, BirdLife Malta have launched the official LIFE Arċipelagu Garnija project video

To mark their new stage in the project, BirdLife Malta have...

Six poachers convicted for illegal bird trapping after CABS reports

Action by Committee Against Bird Slaughter leads to conviction and license...

Action by Committee Against Bird Slaughter leads to...

The ‘conservation conflict’: Is a referendum the answer?

Is a referendum on hunting the only solution to resolve the conflict between...

Is a referendum on hunting the only solution to resolve the...

Abandoned farmland spans size of 700 football grounds

Over 500 hectares of land in 2016 consisted of untilled agricultural land where...

Over 500 hectares of land in 2016 consisted of untilled...

Bee-harming pesticides banned across the EU

Friends of the Earth Malta commended the Maltese authority’s support for...

Friends of the Earth Malta commended the Maltese...

Elevated road proposed to restore Ghadira sand dunes

The sand replenishment project will reverse the situation to the 1960s...

The sand replenishment project will reverse the situation...