‘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
BirdLife Malta records good year for breeding birds
BirdLife Malta Conservation Manager Nicholas Barbara said that the breeding records that the Maltese islands have seen this year are a testimony to what happens when nature is...
Newly discovered butterflies and orchids added to protection list

Scientific studies have encountered new species that live and propagate on the...

Scientific studies have encountered new species that live...

Government to propose year-round season to hunt birds bred for shooting

Birds bred in captivity could be released in the wild for year-round hunting season, according to WBRU proposal

Birds bred in captivity could be released in the wild for...

Ornis opens trapping season for Song Thrush and Golden Plover, ban on finch trapping continues

There will be no finch trapping during the upcoming trapping season, after the Ornis Committee decided to open trapping for the Song Thrush and Golden Plover

There will be no finch trapping during the upcoming...

BirdLife research yields more information about Mediterranean's 'most enigmatic bird'

A BirdLife Malta ringing exercise initiated in the late 60s, continues to generate more information about the Mediterranean Storm-Petrel’s migration...

A BirdLife Malta ringing exercise initiated in the late...

[WATCH] Updated | Central Link project approved as environment authority chairperson remains uncharacteristically silent

The Planning Authority Board has approved the Central Link project in Attard with only three votes against from PN representative Marthese Portelli, NGO...

The Planning Authority Board has approved the Central Link...

Stinger squad: We're at the tail-end of the annual jellyfish boom

Marine biologist Alan Deidun said that Malta was experiencing the tail-end of...

Marine biologist Alan Deidun said that Malta was...

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...

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...