Bird trapping: CABS reports 45 cases of abuse, illegal sale of plovers on Maltapark
Trappers could have been tipped off over police raid on illegal bird callers
Birdlife believe resident flamingo at Ghadira reserve was killed after discovery of pink feathers
A flamingo that made the Ghadira nature reserve its home for the past 18 months is believed to have been killed by poachers after a hunting cartridge, pink feathers and trampled...
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...

Illegalities during spring hunting season will not be tolerated, FKNK warns

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation warned hunters that any illegalities during spring hunting season, which commences this Sunday, could...

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation warned hunters...

‘Shambles’ of a system: over 6,500 hunters claim they caught just 128 quail

BirdLife decries self-reporting system: “Only 14% of licenced hunters and trappers bothered to participate in recording the number of birds killed”

BirdLife decries self-reporting system: “Only 14% of...

Mount Etna slowly sliding towards Mediterranean Sea

Study shows volcano is sliding to the sea at rate of 14mm a year, or 1.4 metres...

Study shows volcano is sliding to the sea at rate of 14mm a...

MEPs to request plenary debate on spring hunting in Malta

MEP Anja Hazekamp is calling on the European Commission to open an infringement...

MEP Anja Hazekamp is calling on the European Commission to...

Despite decrease in Maltese farmers, more groundwater is being extracted

The policy makes it clear that the extraction of groundwater by farmers is no longer 'tenable' but falls short of any pricing mechanism penalising...

The policy makes it clear that the extraction of...

[WATCH] Joseph Muscat admits better enforcement needed in hunting season

The Prime Minister acknowledged that enforcement during the last hunting season was unsatisfactory and has urged the Ornis Committee to take all necessary...

The Prime Minister acknowledged that enforcement during the...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta toying with second spring hunting referendum

Environment NGO BirdLife Malta is being pressured to consider another...

Environment NGO BirdLife Malta is being pressured to...

Trees planted by hunters vandalised overnight

Trees planted by hunters' federation FKNK were pulled from the roots...

Trees planted by hunters' federation FKNK were...

Spring hunting season dates raise BirdLife's ire

The Ornis Committee has recommended a spring hunting season for quail between 5...

The Ornis Committee has recommended a spring hunting season...

[WATCH] Bulebel Industrial Estate expansion threatens honey production

Zejtun beekeeper Andre Seychell concerned loss of carob trees due to suggested development would severely impact bees in the area

Zejtun beekeeper Andre Seychell concerned loss of carob...

150 trees to be planted at L-Ahrax tal-Mellieha

Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture Clint Camilleri attended an activity in...

Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture Clint Camilleri...

[WATCH] Extension of Bulebel industrial estate would cause disastrous increase in flooding

Maltese painted frog would be further disturbed by the development and flooding would increase, NGO warns

Maltese painted frog would be further disturbed by the...