Birdlife asks government not to open spring hunting season
Environmental NGO holds its 57th AGM, discussing projects BirdLife Malta is leading, which include BirdLife Malta’s LIFE Arċipelagu Garnija project, and also about...
[WATCH] Egyptian vulture spends the night in Malta
Another Egyptian vulture spent the night in the outskirts of Rabat, before leaving on Thursday morning to continue on its migratory journey
Bee-savers seek 4,500 signatures for petition to create bee-friendly environment

Friends of the Earth Malta collecting 4,500 signatures in Europe-wide initiative for a healthy, bee-friendly environment 

Friends of the Earth Malta collecting 4,500 signatures...

Malta’s hunters want President’s backing to curtail power to call abrogative referenda

Hunting fraternity has petition backed by 104,000 signatures demanding a stop to voters demanding referendum when they collect petition of 10% of voters

Hunting fraternity has petition backed by 104,000...

Fishing lines, nylon and hooks major cause of turtle deaths in Malta

Most of the 161 turtles found stranded on the Maltese coast between 2012 and...

Most of the 161 turtles found stranded on the Maltese coast...

Illegal hunting killed at least 99 birds last year: BirdLife Malta says this is the tip of the iceberg

In its annual assessment of illegal hunting and trapping, BirdLife says 2019 was the second-worst year in the past seven

In its annual assessment of illegal hunting and trapping,...

NGOs file judicial protest against ERA over its failure to protect trees from Central Link

Several environmental NGOs and residents say that the trees that should have been marked for transplantation were destroyed as part of the project's...

Several environmental NGOs and residents say that the trees...

Hunting regulator pulled out of environment ministry and given to hunter minister

New Cabinet sees Wild Birds Regulation Unit pulled out of environment ministry and made answerable to Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri, a hunter • BirdLife...

New Cabinet sees Wild Birds Regulation Unit pulled out of...

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...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta embarks on ambitious turtle dove satellite tagging project

The turtle dove's numbers have plummeted by 80% in the past 30 years, bringing about a 'serious need for a Europe-wide effort' to save the...

The turtle dove's numbers have plummeted by 80% in the...

Twelve non-indigenous species discovered in Maltese waters

Large-scale study which sampled 600 boat hulls across the Mediterranean...

Large-scale study which sampled 600 boat hulls across the...

First successful breeding of Storm-petrel in Malta, says BirdLife

Researchers from BirdLife's LIFE Arcipelagu Garnija project have confirmed...

Researchers from BirdLife's LIFE Arcipelagu Garnija...

NGOs lambast new Majjistral Park hunting and trapping times

New Legal Notice lengthening hunting and trapping times at the park denounced...

New Legal Notice lengthening hunting and trapping times at...

Under threat of EU court censure, Malta reopens bird trapping season

Committee Against Bird Slaughter and BirdLife Malta slam government for...

Committee Against Bird Slaughter and BirdLife Malta slam...

New study suggests 75% decline of insect population over three decades

Scientific study has found 'alarming' declines in insect populations around Germany, which could have devastating affects on crop production and...

Scientific study has found 'alarming' declines in...

Turkey returns 7,500 trafficked frogs to the wild

Five poachers were arrested after police discovered a massive operation to sell...

Five poachers were arrested after police discovered a...

Malta SPCA says islands’ zoos cannot give good quality of life to wild animals

MSPCA questions quality of life that captive wildlife can have 'in a country like Malta'

MSPCA questions quality of life that captive wildlife can...

[WATCH] Prince Charles urges transition to a circular economy: 'I really do wonder if ocean’s fragility is yet truly grasped'

Prince Charles, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, High Representative Federica Mogherini and European Commissioner Karmenu Vella address the fourth edition of the...

Prince Charles, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, High...