Potentially damaging ozone increased due to less traffic in first lockdown
Less traffic on the roads during soft lockdown led to a reduction in air pollution, but caused potentially damaging surface ozone levels to rise in Msida and Zejtun
NGOs to appeal decision not to award them legal standing in Miżieb challenge
NGOs denied legal standing in Administrative Review Tribunal challenging Lands Authority woodlands deal to hunting lobby
NGOs must take Miżieb woodland challenge to another court, magistrate says

Environmental NGOs fighting Lands decision to give hunters l-Aħrax and Miżieb woodlands encounter first stumbling block

Environmental NGOs fighting Lands decision to give hunters...

Tal-Wej landowners object to Natura 2000 zoning

Three landowners are contesting a decision by the Environment and Resources...

Three landowners are contesting a decision by the...

‘Pay-as-you-throw': businesses will pick up tab for waste collection under new rules

Waste-collection bag prices will increase to reflect cost of trash collection, but households will get free bags

Waste-collection bag prices will increase to reflect cost...

Rangers to monitor Maltese countryside for illegal activities and vandalism

Pilot project of three environmental rangers will grow to 13 in 2021

Pilot project of three environmental rangers will grow to...

Hope for Malta farmers over €3m fund in EU Council

Malta’s farming authorities say they have secured a derogation at EU...

Malta’s farming authorities say they have secured a...

First trees planted in former Wied Fulija landfill

Former landfill at Wied Fulija will include nesting site for Yelkouan...

Former landfill at Wied Fulija will include nesting site...

Around 1,000 trees and shrubs to be planted at Majjistral Park

Trees and shrubs will be planted at Majjistral Park as part of a...

Trees and shrubs will be planted at Majjistral Park as part...

Playing our part in the ecological transition | Aaron Farrugia, Miriam Dalli

We cannot ignore the consequential rise in pollution... such reversal is only possible through an ecological transition that recognizes the value of...

We cannot ignore the consequential rise in...

Hunters’ Miżieb and Aħrax woodland deal challenged in court by NGOs

BirdLife, Graffitti, Din L-Art Ħelwa, Friends of the Earth, FAA and Ramblers Association file court case challenging FKNK guardianship for Miżieb and...

BirdLife, Graffitti, Din L-Art Ħelwa, Friends of the...

Grit blasting: No decision on Palumbo appeal after four years

Decision on appeal against PA enforcement against concrete layering on grit...

Decision on appeal against PA enforcement against concrete...

Malta finalising carbon neutrality plan for 2050, minister tells Brussels

‘Malta fully committed to reaching carbon neutrality by 2050’ says environment minister Aaron Farrugia

‘Malta fully committed to reaching carbon neutrality...

Seeing it all vanish before our eyes: Another top ranking for the Maltese

A Eurobarometer survey shows that the Maltese are the most likely in Europe to think that the landscape in rural areas in their country has been deteriorating...

A Eurobarometer survey shows that the Maltese are the most...

Plans of the Miżieb and Aħrax woodlands show restricted picnic sites

The government has tried to put to bed accusations of underhandedness in the signing the agreement for a token €400 annually

The government has tried to put to bed accusations of...

Ministers hide from press and sign away Miżieb and Aħrax woodlands in closed event

Ministers avoid public event after outrage over land stewardship agreement to hunters, given away for symbolic €200 grant

Ministers avoid public event after outrage over land...

[WATCH] Handing over Miżieb and l-Aħrax woodlands to hunters ‘purely vote-catching exercise’

“Instead of giving more land back to the public, the Prime Minister is driving a wrong and outdated policy on the environment” 

“Instead of giving more land back to the...

[WATCH] BirdLife CEO slams minister Ian Borg in powerful vid over Mizieb handover to hunters

Lands minster Ian Borg is rewarding lawbreakers with land for his political gain, BirdLife CEO Mark Sultana said

Lands minster Ian Borg is rewarding lawbreakers with land...

Low recycling rates forced decision for bigger incinerator at Magħtab

Smaller incinerator would only have been possible if Malta increased recycling rates to 55% in 2025, from the current 12%

Smaller incinerator would only have been possible if...

Concrete seawall to replace Tigné cave

The Planning Authority has approved the erection of a seawall to stabilise a deteriorated rock slope that is posing 'significant danger' to the...

The Planning Authority has approved the erection of a...