Update 2 | Malta reaches EC agreement on trapping, BirdLife questions legal changes
No finch trapping, while trappers are each only allowed one site from where to trap birds, with sites to be registered on public website • BirdLife Malta has written to...
Burmarrad’s rural character threatened by ODZ supermarket and mega fuel station
Extravagant land take-up on the edge of rural Burmarrad for new supermarket and mega fuel station
New 25-storey building for Paceville gateway

The now discarded Paceville masterplan had earmarked the site for...

The now discarded Paceville masterplan had earmarked the...

18th century baroque palazzo granted highest protection status possible

Villa Barbaro in Attard has been scheduled as a Grade 1 property

Villa Barbaro in Attard has been scheduled as a Grade 1...

Rising demand and falling produce signals ‘hunger problem’ for Malta

Agriculturalist Everaldo Attard warns Malta could have a food shortage problem as demand outstrips local production

Agriculturalist Everaldo Attard warns Malta could have a...

‘Warmer than 30-year climate norm’ - drier September brings summer to a close

September was warmer than the 30-year climate norm...

September was warmer than the 30-year climate norm...

Heritage Malta tries to stop demolition of St Elmo wall

The government body wants a permit to demolish a boundary wall separating Fort...

The government body wants a permit to demolish a boundary...

Call to refuse permits for illegal horse stables

The Environment and Resources Authority condemned the practice of first...

The Environment and Resources Authority condemned the...

Stuffed protected birds found in Tarxien residence

The birds were found during the course of an investigation into illegal hunting...

The birds were found during the course of an investigation...

Wall should be raised to ensure privacy

Green light for demolition of an existing store and construction of a terraced house despite the neighbour living next door objecting

Green light for demolition of an existing store...

Hunting lobby claims BirdLife International manipulated Turtle Dove populations

Hunters say reclassification of Turtle Dove to vulnerable species was made possible by incorrect estimation of bird populations

Hunters say reclassification of Turtle Dove to vulnerable...

Kercem agritourism gets PA’s green light despite ERA’s objections

The Environment and Resources Authority questioned whether the development...

The Environment and Resources Authority questioned...

[WATCH] Look around your seafront: a stranded seabird fledgling could need your help

BirdLife Malta appeals to the public to help disorientated Scopoli’s Shearwater chicks as fledging season starts 

BirdLife Malta appeals to the public to help...

Five-storey hotel proposed on Saqqajja hill in Rabat

The project is set to have a considerable visual impact on Saqqaja hill due to...

The project is set to have a considerable visual impact on...

More private landowners trying to extend Malta’s development boundaries

An unprecedent action at revising the building zones that were already controversially extended in 2006

An unprecedent action at revising the building zones that...

Tribunal waives €90,000 in fines on ‘petitions’ over planning infringements

Planning abuses are now having their hefty penalties waived thanks to controversial new rules intended at weakening enforcement notices and daily penalties

Planning abuses are now having their hefty penalties waived...

BirdLife appeals to MPs for enforcement after record-breaking illegalities

78 protected birds have been shot down in 2018, the NGO said

78 protected birds have been shot down in 2018, the NGO said

Heritage watchdog says no to Kalanka goat farm

The Superintendence has expressed its concern on the approval of a goat farm...

The Superintendence has expressed its concern on the...

Motorway fantasy: Attard’s Pit Stop fuel station wants to build restaurant

Hungry travellers crossing from Attard to Rabat promised restaurant, built outside development zones

Hungry travellers crossing from Attard to Rabat promised...

PA says no to ODZ extension of car depot

The Planning Authority refuses an application to extend a car depot in Tal-Balal at San Ġwann onto agricultural land

The Planning Authority refuses an application to extend a...

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