Hunters’ ‘open day’ celebrates biodiversity and sustainable management at Buskett
Environment minister calls for dialogue between hunters and environmentalists: ‘keeping an honest and open mind and mutual understanding can be...
BirdLife: ‘Worst year for illegal hunting’ as government gives in to hunting lobby
BirdLife says police has not deployed enough officers to patrol 10,600 hunters
Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina is new Commissioner for Animal Welfare

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina has announced she will be the next Commissioner for Animal Welfare

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina has announced she...

ERA assessing local Degu populations after sightings in Buskett raise concerns

Likely released or abandoned into the wild, ERA has warned that the species could become invasive, with significant impacts on local wildlife

Likely released or abandoned into the wild, ERA has warned...

BirdLife calls on Brussels to intervene on Malta ‘research’ finch trapping season

European Commission urged to re-establish “rule of law” in bird protection in Malta following re-opening of finch  trapping season in defiance...

European Commission urged to re-establish “rule of...

Snakes in a jar! Natural History livestreams masterclass on its wet collection

Natural History museum’s livestreamed masterclass will show how snakes and creepy crawlies are embalmed and preserved

Natural History museum’s livestreamed...

Malta trappers told to ‘catch and release’ birds in new ruse to skirt EU ban

Gozo minister opens trapping season by derogating from EU ban with ‘research season’ by telling trappers to catch and release birds

Gozo minister opens trapping season by derogating from EU...

Two flamingos stolen from Għadira nature reserve

Unknown persons enter reserve from secluded area using wooden planks...

Unknown persons enter reserve from secluded area...

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...

[WATCH] Balloons will be banned from public events in strategy to eliminate single-use plastic

A new strategy is proposing a list of measures including increased excise duty on plastic carrier bags and restrictions on items like straws and cotton buds...

A new strategy is proposing a list of measures including...

[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

The total number of known illegally shot protected species...

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...

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...