[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
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
Dingli zoo Serengeti regularised against €10,000 fine

The Planning Authority has officially regularised the Serengeti Animal Park in...

The Planning Authority has officially regularised the...

BirdLife, NGOs crowdfunding €2,000 to oppose Dwejra lights decision

BirdLife hoping to raise €2,000 to file appeal to decision allowing new...

BirdLife hoping to raise €2,000 to file appeal to...

Updated | Number of protected waterbirds shot in Malta is insignifcant, hunting lobby says

The Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) said that in 2018, only 12 Common Pochard and 16 Northern Lapwing were reported shot  

The Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) said that in 2018, only 12...

‘Lights out for Dwejra stars’, objectors fume at restaurant’s al fresco permit from PA

Permit issued for lights on Dwejra restaurant, which got permit in 2007 disguised as ‘interpretation centre’. Now it will expand again

Permit issued for lights on Dwejra restaurant, which got...

BirdLife Malta records good year for breeding birds

BirdLife Malta Conservation Manager Nicholas Barbara said that the breeding...

BirdLife Malta Conservation Manager Nicholas Barbara said...

Witness the spectacle of Malta’s shearwater birds up close and at sea

A nature spectacle not to be missed: BirdLife Malta’s annual shearwater boat trips are set to take place again

A nature spectacle not to be missed: BirdLife Malta’s...

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...