BirdLife demands closure of hunting season following 'massacre' at sea
BirdLife said it was also calling on the government to close the hunting season at sea in view of the fact that 2018 was a record year for the illegal killing of protected birds
Malta’s iconic golden limestone granted global heritage stone status
The soft golden limestone that gave Malta its traditional houses, corbelled country walls and its temples joins a global league of top rocks
[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] Extension of Bulebel industrial estate would cause disastrous increase in flooding

Maltese painted frog would be further disturbed by the development and flooding would increase, NGO warns

Maltese painted frog would be further disturbed by the...

MP claims photographs prove illegal tuna pens still in place

Photographs passed on to MaltaToday by PD MP Godfrey Farrugia appear to show 21...

Photographs passed on to MaltaToday by PD MP Godfrey...

BirdLife refused access to data on more than 8,000 bird trapping sites in Malta

Over 40% of trapping sites reported by BirdLife were found to have been unregistered and illegal • Denial of access to environmental information in breach...

Over 40% of trapping sites reported by BirdLife were found...

Sharp decrease in micro-chipping of pets

MSPCA survey estimates over 56,000 dogs are kept as pets in Malta and that almost all household dogs and cats in Malta are neutered

MSPCA survey estimates over 56,000 dogs are kept as pets in...

[WATCH] Rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor ‘carpeted with life’

First submarine footage from Greenpeace submarine captures Antarctic seafloor ‘carpeted with life’

First submarine footage from Greenpeace submarine captures...

[WATCH] Penguin hitchhikes a ride aboard research boat

An inquisitive penguin jumps onto the dinghy of an Australian research team and...

An inquisitive penguin jumps onto the dinghy of an...

MSPCA survey claims less people are taking in cats and dogs as pets

Greater microchipping compliance and reduction in observations of strays...

Greater microchipping compliance and reduction in...

Attempts to reintroduce the Barn Owl into the wild

Planning Authority issues permission for three temporary cages, used to breed...

Planning Authority issues permission for three temporary...

Finch trapping season was ‘catch and trade business’ - BirdLife

The NGO lamented the ‘slow and at times absent’ enforcement during...

The NGO lamented the ‘slow and at times absent’...

BirdLife upbeat about impending EU Court decision to ban bird trapping

A decision in the European Court of Justice could be about to make thousands of Maltese bird trappers very unhappy as hunting federation insists the...

A decision in the European Court of Justice could...

Looking at 2018 | A fatal blow for bird trapping awaits

Looking at 2018 | The European Court of Justice will finally take a...

Looking at 2018 | The European Court of Justice will...

[WATCH] Duck braves strong waves as gale force wind batters Malta

The Meteorological Office at Malta International Airport is forecasting that...

The Meteorological Office at Malta International Airport is...