Hunting and trapping illegalities mar spring bird migration
The start of the spring bird migration over Malta is mired with various illegalities, including the shooting of two ospreys, BirdLife Malta says
Fake breeders stealing trapped birds to sell them as captive-bred specimens
The Committee Against Bird Slaughter says last week six severe infringements were reported to the Environmental Protection Unit 
Whales in the Mediterranean: more common than you think

Biologist Alan Deidun explains why whales in the Mediterranean are more common...

Biologist Alan Deidun explains why whales in the...

BirdLife Malta receiving non-stop reports of illegal hunting

One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey with evident blood...

One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey...

Illegal hunting of turtle-doves dominates start of spring hunting season

BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the spring hunting season was opened, and illegal hunting is already rampant

BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the...

Spring hunting is wrong for more than one reason

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a pandemic that is forcing...

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a...

Migration of ducks, the harbingers of spring | Charles Coleiro

The first significant passage of birds heading north takes place between...

The first significant passage of birds heading north takes...

[IN PICTURES] The glorious months of spring bird migration

Bird migration is without doubt one of the most spectacular events in a...

Bird migration is without doubt one of the most spectacular...

Malta’s hunters want President’s backing to curtail power to call abrogative referenda

Hunting fraternity has petition backed by 104,000 signatures demanding a stop to voters demanding referendum when they collect petition of 10% of voters

Hunting fraternity has petition backed by 104,000...

Fishing lines, nylon and hooks major cause of turtle deaths in Malta

Most of the 161 turtles found stranded on the Maltese coast between 2012 and...

Most of the 161 turtles found stranded on the Maltese coast...

Illegal hunting killed at least 99 birds last year: BirdLife Malta says this is the tip of the iceberg

In its annual assessment of illegal hunting and trapping, BirdLife says 2019 was the second-worst year in the past seven

In its annual assessment of illegal hunting and trapping,...

NGOs file judicial protest against ERA over its failure to protect trees from Central Link

Several environmental NGOs and residents say that the trees that should have been marked for transplantation were destroyed as part of the project's...

Several environmental NGOs and residents say that the trees...

Hunting regulator pulled out of environment ministry and given to hunter minister

New Cabinet sees Wild Birds Regulation Unit pulled out of environment ministry and made answerable to Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri, a hunter • BirdLife...

New Cabinet sees Wild Birds Regulation Unit pulled out of...

Thousands of jellyfish beached along Malta's coastline

Persistent south-easterly winds leave thousands of jellyfish beached along...

Persistent south-easterly winds leave thousands of...

Environment law enforcement must be new minister’s priority, BirdLife says

Statistics show upward trend in number of protected birds illegally shot as BirdLife reiterates call for Wildlife Crime Unit to be set up within the Malta...

Statistics show upward trend in number of protected birds...

[WATCH] Maltese weasel taking home rat in vicious battle is the nature find of the year

Video of a rare sighting of a Maltese weasel attacking a rat on a country road is as brutal as nature can be...

Video of a rare sighting of a Maltese weasel attacking a...

[WATCH] Bird trappers use cover of darkness with zero enforcement

Trappers sit in their hides and wait for birds in the middle of the night, when...

Trappers sit in their hides and wait for birds in the...

Malta picks Ġgantija and Sansuna for a planet and star in the Sagitta constellation

In a galaxy far, far away...

In a galaxy far, far away...

[WATCH] Female hedgehog rescued by MaltaToday

A baby hedgehog rescued in San Gwann by a MaltaToday journalist will be...

A baby hedgehog rescued in San Gwann by a MaltaToday...

[WATCH] Flock of Short-toed eagles believed to have been decimated – BirdLife

BirdLife Malta said that its members only witnessed one out of 15 leaving the temporary roost in Buskett

BirdLife Malta said that its members only witnessed one out...