Maltese hunters claim they will shoot less birds if spring moratorium is lifted
Hunting federation FKNK demands two-week hunting season in spring and pledges not to exceed 7,000 bag limit for turtle dove
[WATCH] Puma owner posts Facebook video of controversial enclosure
Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after animal rights groups cry foul
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...

[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...

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred 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...

Spring hunting season was ‘one of the worst’ – BirdLife

The NGO said 17 protected birds was recovered and thousands more shot

The NGO said 17 protected birds was recovered and thousands...

[WATCH] Thousands of protected birds shot as government was misled, Birdlife says

BirdLife Malta said that the ten protected birds which were retrieved were only “the tip of the iceberg” as many other birds were targeted

BirdLife Malta said that the ten protected birds which were...

Six-storey development approved opposite Simar nature reserve

The Xemxija development will see the construction of apartments reaching up to...

The Xemxija development will see the construction of...

[WATCH] Protected bird of prey shot a few days into spring hunting season

Less than a week into the spring hunting season, a marsh harrier injured by a shotgun was received by Birdlife Malta

Less than a week into the spring hunting season, a marsh...

Minister to publish ERA report on fuel station policy next week

Environment Minister Jose Herrera said he received a draft report on...

Environment Minister Jose Herrera said he received a...

[WATCH] The secretive lives of Malta’s seabirds

BirdLife Malta has released exclusive footage of Yelkouan Shearwaters in their...

BirdLife Malta has released exclusive footage of Yelkouan...

[WATCH] The differences between quail and turtle dove explained ahead of new hunting season

BirdLife Malta launches campaign #NotAQuail ahead of new hunting season which starts on Easter Sunday and lasts until April 21 • Parliamentary Secretary...

BirdLife Malta launches campaign #NotAQuail ahead of new...

Flowers to bring back bees to Gnejna valley in extensive restoration programme

In Wied il-Gnejna, invasive and non-native vegetation will be replaced with indigenous plants and works will stabilise valley banks and reduce flooding

In Wied il-Gnejna, invasive and non-native vegetation will...