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
Diving community reports worrying decline of fish
DIver associations have voiced concern over diminished underwater communities, blaming boating and fishing around artificial reefs
[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...

BirdLife: Opening spring hunting season will put Malta back into EU court

BirdLife and hunting lobby to meet in Ornis committee over request to lift moratorium on hunting of turtle dove in spring

BirdLife and hunting lobby to meet in Ornis committee over...

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

Hunting federation FKNK demands two-week hunting season in...

[WATCH] Puma owner posts Facebook video of controversial enclosure

Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after animal rights groups...

Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after...

[WATCH] At the first signs of spring, BirdLife extends opening hours of nature reserves

The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of the start of the spring bird migration over Malta

The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of...

[WATCH] Barn owls set to return to the Maltese wild, parliamentary secretary says

After five NGOs received financial aid to promote the conservation of wild birds, Parliamentary Secretary for Animal Rights Clint Camilleri inaugurated the...

After five NGOs received financial aid to promote the...

[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...

[WATCH] Bulebel farmers' eviction orders now a court matter, Chris Cardona says

Chris Cardona told MaltaToday he had suggested to Environment Minister Jose Herrera to embark on an afforestation project in the area of Wied iz-Zring, but did...

Chris Cardona told MaltaToday he had suggested to...

Poachers in Malta being given free rein to trap during closed season, activists say

German bird conservationists CABS says illegal bird trapping ‘up by 35%’ as 13 poachers caught red-handed

German bird conservationists CABS says illegal bird...

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...