More than 2,000 trees planted in Malta’s school grounds

More than 2,000 trees have been planted in school playgrounds in the latest effort to make Malta greener. Hundreds of pupils and teachers from across the Maltese Islands got digging as part of a schools project organised by Nature Trust Malta. The Learning About Forests initiative has soared in popularity since it was launched with […]

Four turtles released back into the sea off Malta

Waving their flippers at the crowds as they are carried to the sea, this is the moment four turtles were released back into the wild off Malta. They made a dash for the waves after being nursed back to health by Nature Trust – FEE Malta, the charity supported by Prince Charles and 89.7 Bay. […]

Rescued turtle released back into the sea at Gnejna Bay

A turtle which was rescued during the ferocious storms that hit Malta and Gozo in February has been released back into the wild. Crowds of schoolchildren clapped as the Janis the loggerhead turtle made her way down the sand and vanished under the waves at Gnejna Bay. Janis was found entangled in fishing line and […]

Maltese beauty spot gets a big autumn clean up

Another Maltese beauty spot has been given a makeover just in time for autumn. Hhundreds of kilos of waste were collected in just a few hours during a clean-up event at Ghajn Rihana near Burmarrad. The valley and stream is situated between Mosta and Bidnija near the Victoria Lines and is a popular spot for […]

WATCH: Heroic Maltese fishermen rescue turtle in distress

A Maltese fisherman has described how he rescued a turtle in distress in the Mediterranean Sea. Julian Tanti and his collegaue Christopher Imbroll were out at sea gathering their catch when they came across the turtle with its flipper caught up in fishing wire. They immediately went to the rescue, freeing the turtle and releasing it […]

Adorable baby hedgehogs rescued in Mosta

Two baby hedgehogs have been saved after being found at a building site in Mosta. They were rescued by the wildlife team at Nature Trust Malta following a call for help from a neighbour. The two creatures, who are so young their eyes haven’t yet opened, are being looked after by volunteers from the organisation. […]

Rescued turtle returns to the wild at Malta’s Gnejna Bay

A turtle has been released back into the wild after being rescued off the Maltese coast four days ago. Harry, the loggerhead turtle, was freed from Gnejna Bay on Monday morning by members of Nature Trust. He has also been microchipped for record purposes. Harry spent the weekend being nursed back to health after being […]

Turtle to be released from Maltese beach

It’s always an amazing sight to watch a rescued turtle being released back into the sea. And tomorrow is your chance to experience such a magic moment. Nature Trust Malta has announced it plans to release one of the adorable creatures on Tuesday from a Maltese beach. The turtle was rescued after getting caught up […]

Three rescued turtles released off Maltese coast

Three turtles are starting new adventures off the Maltese coast. Gabriel, Victoria and Stef have been released at Gnejna Bay after being cared for by volunteers at the Nature Trust wildlife rescue section at San Lucjan Centre. All three were rescued earlier this year after swallowing plastic and struggling to breathe. Stef, in particular, was […]

Army rescues adorable turtle off the Maltese coast

The Armed Forces of Malta are used to saving lives on an almost daily basis. And now they’ve rescued a turtle after it was spotted in trouble off the Maltese coast. A naval patrol boat was sent to help the creature after a member of the public reported seeing it in distress in the sea […]

Turtle released into the sea at Gozo’s Ramla Bay

After months of rehabilitation and treatment, a turtle has been released into the sea off the coast of Gozo. Nature Trust Malta freed Geraldine, an 18-year-old female turtle, at Ramla Bay on Monday morning. She was rescued off the coast of Marsaxlokk with a fishing line and hook lodged in her stomach after accidentally swallowing it. […]