More than 51,000 finches were trapped and kept in captivity during past season, BirdLife says
Despite over 2,600 registered trapping sites last autumn, BirdLife Malta found that many trapping sites were operating illegally, with some only becoming registered with the Wild...
MEPs vote in law binding member states to restore degraded EU ecosystems
EPP votes against nature restoration deal, but Nationalist MEP David Casa breaks ranks
Total of 71 turtle hatchlings emerged from previously undiscovered nest

Documentation of a turtle nest at Ramla l-Ħamra by ERA officials reveals 71 turtle hatchlings emerged successfully

Documentation of a turtle nest at Ramla l-Ħamra by ERA...

[WATCH] 22 loggerhead turtles hatch overnight in Ramla l-Ħamra

22 loggerhead turtles hatch in a surprise discovery by the public • The...

22 loggerhead turtles hatch in a surprise discovery by the...

Scientists release first lab-grown Qabru freshwater crabs into the wild

Nature Trust Malta releases first crabs cultured inside lab: “Many species are already facing extinction as their habitats have come under...

Nature Trust Malta releases first crabs cultured inside...

Hind-legs like 1970s boot-cut jeans: new wasp discovered in Malta

Brand new species of wasp identified by Maltese researchers and scientists

Brand new species of wasp identified by Maltese researchers...

Dead fish at Chadwick Lakes are alien species unsuitable to warm climate

The Environment and Resources Authority is investigating reports of dead fish at Chadwick Lakes but initial assessments suggest the fish died because of warm...

The Environment and Resources Authority is investigating...

Malta approves 500 turtle dove quota, three times average shot in last five years

Maltese government ignores warnings from European Commission that turtle dove is seriously endangered

Maltese government ignores warnings from European...

Brussels orders hunting quotas for turtle dove to be cut by 50%

Ornis must discuss legal notice on EC decision to reduce turtle dove quotas,...

Ornis must discuss legal notice on EC decision to reduce...

Rescued turtle’s release marks awareness-raising snorkelling trails

Turtle ‘Paul’ rescued off Filfla after ingesting hook released back...

Turtle ‘Paul’ rescued off Filfla after...

Scientists may have found freshwater locked in Maltese seafloor from 20,000 years ago

Strong indications of freshened groundwater offshore in south-east of Malta between Valletta-Marsascala coastline

Strong indications of freshened groundwater offshore in...

‘Bounty’ on the heads of invasive species could keep nuisance fish at bay

Lionfish and toadfish species could have both ecological and socio-economic hazards as fish spread to Central Mediterranean 

Lionfish and toadfish species could have both ecological...

New conservation objectives and measures for Marine Protected Areas

Environment Minister and ERA CEO announce public consultation on conservation...

Environment Minister and ERA CEO announce public...

Animal lovers, brave pups and feathered friends to get first ever national awards

Best vets, best farmers, best service dog, best farm animal... the nominations are open!

Best vets, best farmers, best service dog, best farm...

12 colonies of protected corals found in Kalkara creek

ERA clearance for 305 berths only on condition that coral colonies in Kalkara...

ERA clearance for 305 berths only on condition that coral...

Help the bees with the weeds, beekeepers tell local councils

Beekeepers association urges local councils not to remove weeds from rural...

Beekeepers association urges local councils not to remove...

Heatwave prompts warning from animal protection society

First heatwave for summer prompts alert from MSPCA about dogs being at high...

First heatwave for summer prompts alert from MSPCA about...

Noise and light pollution on beaches keeps nestling turtles away

Various countries in the Mediterranean witnessing another good year for turtle...

Various countries in the Mediterranean witnessing another...

Sahara dust blowing toward Italy grips Malta with first heatwave

A large ‘mesoscale convective weather system’ is blowing the dust...

A large ‘mesoscale convective weather system’...

BirdLife leads €3.5 million project safeguarding Shearwaters at land and sea

€3.45 million LIFE PanPuffinus! brings together BirdLife partners to address threats to Yelkouan and Balearic Shearwaters at land and sea

€3.45 million LIFE PanPuffinus! brings together...