Brussels orders hunting quotas for turtle dove to be cut by 50%
Ornis must discuss legal notice on EC decision to reduce turtle dove quotas, BirdLife welcomes protection to the declining species 
Rescued turtle’s release marks awareness-raising snorkelling trails
Turtle ‘Paul’ rescued off Filfla after ingesting hook released back into the sea
Points system loosens screws on law-breaking hunters

Hunters spared increased fines on second offences, will not be taken to court...

Hunters spared increased fines on second offences, will not...

Over 1.5 million Gozo bees burnt alive in arson of 28 hives

The aggressor placed tires under the hives and set them on fire

The aggressor placed tires under the hives and set them on...

Gzira duck village razed to the ground over unsanitary conditions

Animal Liberation Malta welcomes decision to close down the duck village,...

Animal Liberation Malta welcomes decision to close down the...

Total of 71 turtle hatchlings emerged from previously undiscovered nest

Documentation of a turtle nest at Ramla l-Ħamra by ERA officials reveals 71 turtle hatchlings emerged successfully

Documentation of a turtle nest at Ramla l-Ħamra by ERA...

[WATCH] 22 loggerhead turtles hatch overnight in Ramla l-Ħamra

22 loggerhead turtles hatch in a surprise discovery by the public • The...

22 loggerhead turtles hatch in a surprise discovery by the...

Scientists release first lab-grown Qabru freshwater crabs into the wild

Nature Trust Malta releases first crabs cultured inside lab: “Many species are already facing extinction as their habitats have come under...

Nature Trust Malta releases first crabs cultured inside...

[WATCH] BirdLife files legal action over Gozo ministry’s issuance of hunting licences

“This is the worst spring hunting season ever” – BirdLife CEO Mark Sultana

“This is the worst spring hunting season ever”...

Maltese plants respond positively in COVID-19 shutdown

Every cloud comes with a silver lining, even in the COVID-19 pandemic, as...

Every cloud comes with a silver lining, even in the...

[WATCH] BirdLife says illegal hunting casualties double those in 2019

Spring hunting season turns out to be smokescreen for illegal hunting of...

Spring hunting season turns out to be smokescreen for...

Dolphins may have been attracted to port because of less maritime traffic, biologist says

Marine biologist Alan Deidun says a reduction in maritime traffic due to COVID-19 restrictions could be the reason for...

Marine biologist Alan Deidun says a reduction...

Maltese MEP, ministers come down hard on BirdLife for filing criminal complaint

Partisan antagonism stoked in Facebook posts associating BirdLife with Nationalist Party, but NGO says attacks and intimidation won’t stop it

Partisan antagonism stoked in Facebook posts associating...

Francesco’s amazing journey nears Malta. Let’s hope he moves quickly along...

Satellite tagged turtle-dove expected to cross over in next weeks

Satellite tagged turtle-dove expected to cross over in next...

Updated | [WATCH] Hunters have illegal licence: BirdLife files complaint to police

BirdLife says over 6,000 licences to hunters are illegal because law only allows environment minister to issue these licences

BirdLife says over 6,000 licences to hunters are illegal...

[WATCH] Hunters flout turtle-dove ban, footage catches poachers red-handed

Unabated hunting on turtle-doves in Mizieb, WBRU refuses to reply how many Quail reported caught so far

Unabated hunting on turtle-doves in Mizieb, WBRU refuses to...

Three cases of illegal turtle dove hunting recorded on Monday, CABS says

Two hunters were arrested after illegally shooting turtle dove in Selmun

Two hunters were arrested after illegally...

[WATCH] Quail hunting is smokescreen for poachers shooting turtle dove, BirdLife says

BirdLife Malta writes to European Commissioner for the Environment Virginijus Sinkevičius for action to be taken against the violation of the EU Birds...

BirdLife Malta writes to European Commissioner for the...

Malta’s bottlenose dolphin population estimated at 79

No dolphins accidentally caught by fishermen, official statistics say

No dolphins accidentally caught by fishermen, official...

From kestrels to hoopoes, protected birds are being shot every day

BirdLife has received at least one injured or dead protected bird every day...

BirdLife has received at least one injured or dead...