Recent News

See all

Conservation of Whales and Maltese Sea’s Biodiversity

Many may be surprised to learn that Fin whales or Sperm whales can be found in Maltese waters. However, through many years of dedicated research and awareness, this surprise has been decreasing, and a greater appreciation of Malta’s biodiversity has been picking up. Prof Adriana Vella is a dedicated field scientist who has greatly contributed […]

Collaboration with the CBRG-UM to discover species distinctions

Molecular genetics research to aid effective biodiversity conservation At times species do not get recognised for their distinct genetic and biological importance in nature, and get lost in the midst of other similar species. Such similarly looking cryptic species are very common among certain groups of species, such as insects, but may be also present […]