‘Sputnik traps’ being used to trap Turtle Doves by Gozitan poachers
Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of 100 square metres 
[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
Dingli zoo Serengeti regularised against €10,000 fine

The Planning Authority has officially regularised the Serengeti Animal Park in...

The Planning Authority has officially regularised the...

BirdLife, NGOs crowdfunding €2,000 to oppose Dwejra lights decision

BirdLife hoping to raise €2,000 to file appeal to decision allowing new...

BirdLife hoping to raise €2,000 to file appeal to...

Updated | Number of protected waterbirds shot in Malta is insignifcant, hunting lobby says

The Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) said that in 2018, only 12 Common Pochard and 16 Northern Lapwing were reported shot  

The Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) said that in 2018, only 12...

‘Lights out for Dwejra stars’, objectors fume at restaurant’s al fresco permit from PA

Permit issued for lights on Dwejra restaurant, which got permit in 2007 disguised as ‘interpretation centre’. Now it will expand again

Permit issued for lights on Dwejra restaurant, which got...

BirdLife Malta records good year for breeding birds

BirdLife Malta Conservation Manager Nicholas Barbara said that the breeding...

BirdLife Malta Conservation Manager Nicholas Barbara said...

Witness the spectacle of Malta’s shearwater birds up close and at sea

A nature spectacle not to be missed: BirdLife Malta’s annual shearwater boat trips are set to take place again

A nature spectacle not to be missed: BirdLife Malta’s...

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...

Australian tropical fish recorded for the first time inside Maltese waters

The Azure damoiselle is very popular with the aquarium industry as a hardy and attractive species and was recorded for the first time from Maltese waters in...

The Azure damoiselle is very popular with the aquarium...

Laws to be updated with harsher penalties for uprooting trees

A total of 17 new species of trees will be added to the list of protected trees...

A total of 17 new species of trees will be added to the...

New Zealand: world’s rarest penguin population plummets

There are only between 1,600-1,800 yellow-eyed penguins left in the wild, a...

There are only between 1,600-1,800 yellow-eyed penguins...

Wild Bird Regulation Unit ignoring reports on 177 illegal trapping sites – CABS

The NGO said it could not understand the government agency’s refusal to follow up on reports on illegal practices

The NGO said it could not understand the government...

Majjistral hunting times are illegal, managers tell ministry and ERA

Government has introduced new hunting rules in breach of its own environment...

Government has introduced new hunting rules in breach of...

[WATCH] Four beached sperm whales die off coast of Indonesia

Four out of the ten whales found beached off the coast of Indonesia have died,...

Four out of the ten whales found beached off the coast of...

Endangered porpoise dies after rescue efforts in Mexico

A mature female porpoise, of the 'vaquita' species has died after just...

A mature female porpoise, of the 'vaquita' species...