Alfred E. Baldacchino

BDL Books - Alfred E. BaldacchinoBorn in Rabat, Malta on 20th April 1946.  Studied at the Lyceum, Ħamrun; Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology; St. Michael’s Teachers Training College of Education from where he graduated as a teacher in (1972); University of Malta:  Diploma in Environmental Science (1988); Diploma in Public Administration (1993); Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management (1994); M.Sc. (Environment Management and Planning (1995).
From 1974 to 1986 was the General Secretary of the Malta Ornithological Society (now BirdLife Malta). Coordinated and adapted television programmes, presented and produced radio programmes, and presently regular contributor to the mass media and also to radio programmes.
Appointed assistant Director responsible for the protection of Biodiversity in the Environment Protection Directorate, within the Malta Environment and Planning Authority, until retirement in 2007.
Publications:
Baldacchino, A.E. [editur] (1988) State of the environment report 1985: a comparative aid to the state of the envi­ronment today. Malta: Din l-Art Helwa; Men of the Trees Malta, The Ornithological Society; Society for the Study and Conservation of Nature.
Baldacchino, A.E, Lanfranco, E., Schembri, P. J. (1990)  Appuntamenti man-Natura Blata l-Bajda: Merlin Library, 103 pps.
Baldacchino,  A.E,  Lanfranco,  E., Schembri,  P. J. (1990) Discovering Nature in the Maltese Islands Blata l-Bajda: Merlin Library, 104 pps.
Baldacchino, A.E. (1992) Giving a legal entity to voluntary organisations. Unpublished dissertation submitted in part fulfilment of the requirements for the Diploma in Administration of the University of Malta.
Schembri, P.J., A.E. Baldacchino. (1992) Ilma, Blat u Hajja – is-sisien tal-ambjent naturali Malti Msida: Malta University Services, 112 pps.
Baldacchino, A.E., Schembri, P.J. (1993) Ir-rettili u l-amfibji tal-gzejjer Maltin. Valletta, Malta: Socjetà ghall-Istudju u l-Ħarsien tan-Natura – SSCN. 46 pps.
Baldacchino, A.E., Schembri, P.J., Schembri, S. (1995) Ġmiel in-Natura. Blata l-Bajda, Malta: Merlin Library, 111 pps.
Baldacchino, A.E., Schembri, P.J., Schembri, S. (1995) The Beauty of Nature. Blata l-Bajda, Malta: Merlin Library, 111 pps.
Baldacchino, A.E. (1996) Managing biodiversity in the Maltese islands.   Unpublished dissertation submitted in part fulfilment of the requirements for Master of Science degree in Environmental Planning and Management. International Environment Institute, University of Malta.
Baldacchino, A.E., Pizzuto, A. [Eds] (1996) Introduction of Alien Species of Flora and Fauna. Malta: Environment Protection Department. 77pps
Baldacchino, A.E., Pizzuto, A., Vella, A. [Eds] (1998) Dolphins and other cetaceans – strandings and sightings. Malta: Environment Protection Department. 67pp.
Baldacchino, A.E., Tanti, C.M. [Eds] (1999) National Awareness Seminar on desertification and land degradation. Malta: Environment Protection Department. 112 pps.
Baldacchino, A.E., Stevens, D.T. [Eds] (2000) Is-siġar Maltin – l-użu u l-importanza. Malta: Environment Protection Department. 135 pps.
Stevens, D.T., Baldacchino, A.E. (2000) Siġar Maltin, siġar barranin, il-ħarsien tagħhom u l-obbligi nazzjonali u internazzjonali. In: Baldacchino, A.E., Stevens, D.T. [Eds] Is-siġar Maltin – l-użu u l-importanza. Malta: Environment Protection Department. 53-100 pps.
Baldacchino, A.E., Schembri, P.J. (2002) L-Amfibji, ir-Rettili, u l-Mammiferi tal-gżejjer Maltin. Malta: Pubblikazzjoni Indipendenza. 254 pps.
Baldacchino, A.E., Azzopardi, J. (2007) L-għasafar li jbejtu fl-ambjent naturali tal-gżejjer Maltin. Malta: Malta University Publishers. 449 pps.
Baldacchino, A.E. & Azzopardi, J. Illustrated by A. Micallef (2012) Breeding birds of the Maltese Islands – a scientific and historical review. Malta University Publishing. vi + 634 pps.