How a tiny ring around birds’ legs helps us learn more about them
Salina Nature Park manager Manuel Mallia on how small electronic tracking devices on birds help scientists track a wealth of information that otherwise is impossible to record
Bad training can turn pit bulls into threatening animals
Is it nature or nurture? The death of a 92-year-old woman mauled by her grandson’s pit bull terriers once again reignites a debate on the keeping of so called...
Invasion alert: aggressive Oriential hornet’s spread in Malta is growing

Pests of the Maltese islands: 3,766 Oriental Hornet nests recorded in 2020 alone, as exterminator warns of invasion

Pests of the Maltese islands: 3,766 Oriental Hornet nests...

Hunters get Miżieb and l-Aħrax: Minister to sign deal with FKNK

Spazji Miftuħa hits out at FKNK memorandum from Lands Authority and ERA for...

Spazji Miftuħa hits out at FKNK memorandum from Lands...

[WATCH] ‘Worst year for illegal hunting yet,’ BirdLife says

Malta facing its worst year for illegal hunting since 2013, says BirdLife

Malta facing its worst year for illegal hunting since...

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...

Environment minister calls for dialogue between hunters and...

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

BirdLife says police has not deployed enough officers to...

Six Honey Buzzards shot dead in series of shootings

Committee Against Bird Slaughter says shootings took place over the course of...

Committee Against Bird Slaughter says shootings took place...

‘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...

[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...

Fate of Killifish main concern during PA meeting on Magħluq dredging

Dredging works are needed at Marsaskala’s Magħluq to improve water...

Dredging works are needed at Marsaskala’s Magħluq to...

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

FKNK says St Hubert Hunters are not supporting turtle dove...

Diving community reports worrying decline of fish

DIver associations have voiced concern over diminished underwater...

DIver associations have voiced concern over...

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...

BirdLife said it was also calling on the government to...