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  • Help us save stranded seabirds!

    Light pollution is a major and growing threat for breeding Yelkouan Shearwater (Garnija), Scopoli’s Shearwater (Ċiefa) and Mediterranean Storm-petrel (Kanġu ta’ Filfla) in the Maltese Islands.   Artificial light at night is a powerful disruptive force capable of influencing the behaviour of both adults and fledgling birds, altering their behaviour around breeding colonies or on their…
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  • Immersion in nature as an aid to the mental health crisis

    Today, on World Mental Health Day, the focus is on inequalities across cultures and gender in the help received for mental health problems. With an increasing number of diagnoses but no increase in the number of help services provided, this creates a problem. Read on to find out about an alternative source of therapy that…
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  • Framework Law allowing finch trapping repealed

    BirdLife Malta has just found out that following yesterday’s decision by the ORNIS Committee not to recommend the opening of a finch trapping season this year, the Framework Law that permits such a derogation has been repealed a few hours ago through Legal Notice 387 of 2021. When one in fact tries to access the…
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  • Malta needs to solve the illegal hunting problem

    BirdLife Malta is urging the Government of Malta to reinitiate the verification process of stuffed protected bird collections that had benefitted from two amnesties in the past. During these amnesties offered in 1997 and 2003, hunters had declared over 520,000 stuffed protected birds. Verification process of stuffed birds needs to resume During the initial verification…
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