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
[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
Malta’s 200 beekeepers suffer funding loss due to ‘copy-paste’ EU rules

Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee box subsidy from the EU because of laws that apply to larger member states

Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee...

Emergency from inside the world of the Maltese honey bee

Meet the beesavers: they are taking starving honey bees out of urban zones so...

Meet the beesavers: they are taking starving honey bees out...

[WATCH] Keeping watch on Maltese hunters, from the break of dawn

Every morning, BirdLife officials patrol popular hunting spots, searching for...

Every morning, BirdLife officials patrol popular hunting...

‘Sputnik traps’ being used to trap Turtle Doves by Gozitan poachers

Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of 100 square metres 

Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of...

[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

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences...

[WATCH] 500 killifish specially bred for threatened saline marshland in Marsaskala

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to populate the threatened il-Magħluq in Marsaskala after the endemic fish dwindled to just five pairs...

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to...

[WATCH] Hunters insist EU court opinion on trapping is 'unjust, mistaken and discriminatory'

Hunting federation FKNK says trapping is allowed in other countries using the same methods as those used in Malta

Hunting federation FKNK says trapping is allowed in other...

[WATCH] Dolphins show off for paddlers at Fomm ir-Rih

Dolphins leave paddlers awestruck as they join them at Fomm ir-Rih

Dolphins leave paddlers awestruck as they join them at Fomm...

After Armier, authorities target illegally-placed deckchairs from Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from Qawra Point – an area commonly known as Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from...

European hunters stand ground on Maltese trapping after EU Court edges closer to ban

European hunters federation stands its ground faced with ECJ Advocate General’s opinion on trapping in Malta

European hunters federation stands its ground faced...

BirdLife: Maltese government should not open trapping before European Court delivers verdict

“Make no mistake, today is a great success for our country”: BirdLife toasts EU Court’s Advocate General opinion that Malta’s hunting...

“Make no mistake, today is a great success for our...

Bird trapping in Malta could be soon outlawed again after devastating EU court opinion

EU Court’s Advocate General’s opinion is step towards the end of finch trapping because laws “do not respect Malta’s obilgations under...

EU Court’s Advocate General’s opinion is step...

700 tonnes of fish lost in discard, subsistence and recreational catches every year

Unreported catches grew during the late 1980s and 1990, with almost 700 tonnes of fish going unreported in Malta’s statistical system every year for the...

Unreported catches grew during the late 1980s and 1990,...

Hot weather likely cause of Mosta valley fire

A fire that spread through Mosta's Wied tal-Isperanza on Sunday night...

A fire that spread through Mosta's Wied...

Friends of the Earth urges public to support Kalanka Bay’s public domain status

Environmental NGO Friends of the Earth has urged the public to 'save the untouched Kalanka Bay', which is up for public consultation to be...

Environmental NGO Friends of the Earth has urged the public...

State 'duty-bound' to manage water better, says Partit Demokratiku

Climate change management is in murky waters, Partit Demokratiku warns

Climate change management is in murky waters, Partit...

Updated | Court drops case against ornithologist over illegal trapping

Fiona Burrows had been asked by the police to help investigate illegal trapping but ended up in court after the trapper sued her for trespassing 

Fiona Burrows had been asked by the police to help...

Hunters join big game trophy-hunting club

Safari Club International has been criticised for promoting the trophy hunting...

Safari Club International has been criticised for promoting...