Recognising Maltese Honey Bee as national insect will not lead to increased bureaucracy, NGO insists
The Foundation for the Conservation of the Maltese Bee is calling on the Environment and Resources Authority to declare the Maltese Honey Bee as the national insect for Malta
Robert Abela urged to honour electoral promise and preserve Wied Żnuber
The Għaqda Storja u Kultura Birżebbuġa has written its fifth formal letter to the Prime Minister on the Wied Żnuber area in Ħal Far
2021 saw Malta’s warmest January since 1923, and Earth’s sixth warmest

At 25.8 degrees Celsius, Malta set new record for highest temperature in January

At 25.8 degrees Celsius, Malta set new record for highest...

Tal-Wej landowners protesting scheduling: ERA says designation backed by science

Natura 2000 designation for maximum protection of 200,000sq.m Tal-Wej is based solely on scientific criteria, ERA says

Natura 2000 designation for maximum protection of...

‘We’ll end up eating plastic’: diver Raniero Borg longs to restore Maltese waters to their former glory

At 62, clean-up activist Raniero Borg hopes to restore Maltese waters to their former glory with his regular underwater clean-ups

At 62, clean-up activist Raniero Borg hopes to restore...

Scientists study threats to Maltese freshwater crab’s rare habitat

Three-year Qabru project by Nature Trusts will identity threats faced by rare...

Three-year Qabru project by Nature Trusts will identity...

[WATCH] Nine birds of prey released back into the wild over Comino

BirdLife releases eight Common Kestrels and a Short-eared Owl back into the...

BirdLife releases eight Common Kestrels and a Short-eared...

Maltese scientists on the hunt for honeybees most resilient to climate change

University of Malta researchers and Maltese beekeepers part of €1.74 million research to identify honeybee species most resilient to climate change in the...

University of Malta researchers and Maltese beekeepers part...

Dead turtle found entangled in fishing nets prompts call for urgent action

Nature Trust calls on public and fishers to reduce marine litter, plastics at sea, and to recover lost fishing gear

Nature Trust calls on public and fishers to reduce marine...

Security at Buskett heightened as barn owl conservation project enters next phase

The barn owl conservation project undertaken by hunting organisation FKNK at Buskett aims to introduce the species back into the wild after it went...

The barn owl conservation project undertaken by hunting...

Scientists mapped over 500 earthquakes around Malta in the last 25 years

University of Malta scientists publish catalogue that helps scientists determine a more accurate seismic hazard map for the islands in this region

University of Malta scientists publish catalogue that helps...

Hunting organisation removing invasive trees at l-Aħrax as part of regeneration project

The FKNK, which was recently granted the guardianship of l-Aħrax, is undertaking a regeneration project that aims to remove alien tree species and replace...

The FKNK, which was recently granted the guardianship of...

Neolithic scholars issue stark warning on Malta’s environmental future

Malta’s vegetation may have changed more in past decade than in the previous 9,000 years, scholars say in stark warning on Malta’s environmental...

Malta’s vegetation may have changed more in past...

Tigers, pythons, lizards, brown bears and all the wild animals kept in captivity in Malta

Listed: all the wild animals you do not want seeing escape from a cage, or thrown down the sewer...

Listed: all the wild animals you do not want seeing escape...

‘FKNK’s bad advice to Abela led to EU action’, BirdLife says

BirdLife calls on Maltese government to live up to the European Green Deal

BirdLife calls on Maltese government to live up to the...

[WATCH] Brussels opens Malta infringements on spring hunting and finch trapping

European Commission says Malta is breaching Birds Directive with its spring hunting and finch trapping derogations • Government insists enforcement is...

European Commission says Malta is breaching Birds Directive...

Holy blindsnakes! The Brahminy could make Malta home (relax… it’s not venomous)

Invasive burrowing snake that rarely comes to the surface has been imported to Malta probably from soil deposits

Invasive burrowing snake that rarely comes to the surface...

Bird trappers in Gozo caught poaching claimed they were scientists

Committee Against Bird Slaughter says 10 trappers falsely claimed to be...

Committee Against Bird Slaughter says 10 trappers...

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina is new Commissioner for Animal Welfare

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina has announced she will be the next Commissioner for Animal Welfare

Animal rights activist Alison Bezzina has announced she...

ERA assessing local Degu populations after sightings in Buskett raise concerns

Likely released or abandoned into the wild, ERA has warned that the species could become invasive, with significant impacts on local wildlife

Likely released or abandoned into the wild, ERA has warned...