Botanist publishes first-of-its-kind research on Maltese orchids
Book could influence policies on development of land outside building zones with concrete information on important species
[WATCH] Birds left stranded due to increase in light pollution across Malta
Record 24 stranded Scopoli’s Shearwaters recovered by general public in 2018, indicating worrying effects of an increase in the levels of light pollution across...
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...

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

The soft golden limestone that gave Malta its traditional...

[WATCH] When Jose Herrera bought a field to teach his children what a butterfly is

On Arbor Day the Environment Minister joined Nature Trust volunteers for tree-planting at Wied Għollieqa valley

On Arbor Day the Environment Minister joined Nature Trust...

Maltese Ferule recognised as endemic species

The Environment Authority has announced the designation of a new endemic...

The Environment Authority has announced the designation of...

[WATCH] BirdLife detects 41 bird-trapping illegalities in ten days

During ten days of fieldwork, BirdLife Malta encountered trapping illegalities...

During ten days of fieldwork, BirdLife Malta encountered...

A warmer and drier November brings meteorological Autumn to a close

Air temperatures ranged between 10.6˚C and 24.1˚C Only 61.0 mm of...

Air temperatures ranged between 10.6˚C and 24.1˚C Only...

Another two shot birds die from sustained injuries

A total of 17 casualties have resulted from this year's autumn hunting...

A total of 17 casualties have resulted from this year's...

[WATCH] 118 truckloads of dumped construction material removed from Wied Qirda

The Planning Authority said in a statement that it was finally removing a ‘scar plaguing the picturesque valley’

The Planning Authority said in a statement that it was...

[WATCH] Rescued flamingos released at Ghadira Nature Reserve

On 19 September, the two rescued flamingos were released 'back into the...

On 19 September, the two rescued flamingos were released...

[WATCH] Muscat will not close hunting season as death toll of protected birds grows

Prime Minister says changes to the law rules out his closing of the hunting season unilaterally, as he had done in the past.

Prime Minister says changes to the law rules out...

PN condemns protected bird shootings, calls for hunters’ cooperation

These actions continue to cast a shadow on the thousands of hunters that observe the law,” the PN said.

These actions continue to cast a shadow on the thousands of...

[WATCH] Four protected birds found injured, two confirmed shot

13 casualties have resulted since the opening of what Birdlife is calling the...

13 casualties have resulted since the opening of what...

Red crayfish invasion in Malta ‘spreading like hell’, biologist warns

Red crayfish is wreaking havoc to freshwater species such as the painted frog and freshwater crab

Red crayfish is wreaking havoc to freshwater species such...

[WATCH] Flamingo shot at Ħal Far, BirdLife demands action from government

BirdLife accuses Maltese government of adopting a nonchalant attitude with promises of reducing fines for poaching still being considered

BirdLife accuses Maltese government of adopting a...

Lightning strike causes fire in Zurrieq

Civil Protection Department called on site to control the fires from lightning strike in Zurrieq

Civil Protection Department called on site to control the...

[WATCH] Autumn hunting season: Nine protected birds shot illegally

Another two protected birds have been rescued by the convervation group this...

Another two protected birds have been rescued by the...

Hold your hogs! ‘Snout legal to put them on the leash

Pig as a pet? Forget taking Babe for a walk on a leash because swine are not...

Pig as a pet? Forget taking Babe for a walk on a leash...

Under threat of EU closure, Malta not ruling out new trapping season

The re-opening of the trapping season in Malta has not yet been ruled out, but...

The re-opening of the trapping season in Malta has not yet...