BirdLife take government to court over turtle-dove shooting season
BirdLife is asking the Courts to declare the practice illegal, with a view to end the hunting of turtle-doves in spring ‘once and for all’
Finnish-tagged Honey-buzzard shot down in Malta on first migration
The carcass was retrieved through collaboration between BirdLife Malta, EPU police and scientific researchers
Best paw forward, aristocats set for purrfect weekend

Coiffed to perfection and sporting the latest pedicure, some 70 cats will...

Coiffed to perfection and sporting the latest pedicure,...

Bees caught in the jaws of death: the plight of apiculturists

Oriental hornets are increasingly becoming a public health menace in urban...

Oriental hornets are increasingly becoming a public health...

Poacher arrested with 136 live protected birds in Għaxaq

Illegal bird trapping: CABS and police raid illegal trapping operation in...

Illegal bird trapping: CABS and police raid illegal...

Qawra Point made nature reserve in bid to ban illegal hunting

Qawra Point is a small islet is very well placed for migratory birds to find...

Qawra Point is a small islet is very well placed for...

Flamingo shot down in Gozo under cover of autumn hunting season

BirdLife Malta says Flamingo is another victim of illegal hunting in Malta,...

BirdLife Malta says Flamingo is another victim of illegal...

[WATCH] Killer hornet population growth threatening honey bees, apiculturists warn

Apiculturists want action to control the growing size of Malta’s oriental hornet population that is threatening the honey-making industry and posing a...

Apiculturists want action to control the growing size of...

Malta’s endangered snail finds place in global encyclopedia

Coastal development main threat to endangered species rediscovered in Sliema...

Coastal development main threat to endangered species...

More jellyfish and toxic fish expected as sea water temperatures rise, marine biologist warns

Surface water temperatures normally surpass the 30°C mark towards the end of summer but for the first time this was reached at the end of...

Surface water temperatures normally surpass the...

Mediterraneo water park accused of keeping death of three dolphins under wraps

Captive-born Melita, mother Mar and other dolphin caught from the wild, die between August and September 2021 – activists question whether autopsies have...

Captive-born Melita, mother Mar and other dolphin caught...

First turtle nesting site of the season found in Ramla l-Ħamra

The area will be monitored for the coming two months, by volunteers...

The area will be monitored for the coming...

Missing limbs no obstacle for resilient turtles

GPS tracking of five turtles released from rehabilitation found no obstacle...

GPS tracking of five turtles released from rehabilitation...

Bleat streets... Siggiewi is the sheep and goat capital of Malta

A single goat is registered in Valletta and another one in Sliema. In Bormla,...

A single goat is registered in Valletta and another one in...

Critters by the seashore: watch out for these dangerous sea creatures!

Pay attention to these dangerous sea creatures of the Maltese islands...

Pay attention to these dangerous sea creatures of the...

Drop in sea temperature linked to jellyfish invasion

Drop in sea temperature in March caused jellyfish to stick around for...

Drop in sea temperature in March caused jellyfish to stick...

Bathers get first taste of summer... and jellyfish invasion at Golden Bay

Glorious May weather brings bathers to the sea, but volunteer rangers are already busy applying baking soda to injuries from jellyfish invasions

Glorious May weather brings bathers to the sea, but...

Dead turtle found in Maltese waters, choked on helium balloon

Nature Trust tells public to avoid using helium balloons after three-year-old...

Nature Trust tells public to avoid using helium balloons...

Animal stewards to educate pet owners on welfare and breed requirements

A pilot project for Animal Welfare Stewards in selected local councils will have the remit to educate animal owners on the legal...

A pilot project for Animal Welfare Stewards in...

Hedgehogs saved from Luqa construction site by Nature Trust after residents raise alarm

Nature Trust and Luqa residents have saved a community of hedgehogs from a construction site on the second attempt after original traps were...

Nature Trust and Luqa residents have saved a...