[WATCH] Plastic fruit and veg packaging can’t be reduced till contract expires, Herrera tells students
The Environment Minister told students during a Q&A that government would be looking to find a new way of packaging fruit and veg in school once the contract runs out
Smart bin revolution led to people doubling the amount of plastic they trash
In just five months, the equivalent of 3.1 million plastic bottles was collected in 40 villages
Two out of every three Maltese believe roads and big projects are a threat to the environment

Infrastructural work poses increased threat to environment, EU survey shows

Infrastructural work poses increased threat to environment,...

Heritage watchdog ‘surprised’ fuel stations still considered despite policy review

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage expressed 'apprehension' at such a development, insisting that the planning, management and protection of...

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage expressed...

Get caught drinking from the tap: why better taste is the next step in Malta’s water revolution

Malta’s tap water often gets a bad rep for its quality of taste. But a project to improve its taste is behind a drive to make consumers choose this...

Malta’s tap water often gets a bad rep for its...

‘Less poop, more trees’ – children turn walking into an urban exploration

The Birkirkara school children taking part in the ongoing ‘Nimxu Mixja’ project have taken a definitive stand in favour of a better urban...

The Birkirkara school children taking part in the ongoing...

Hunting made possible in nine out of twelve months, Birdlife says

With new amendments extending the wild rabbit hunting season, Birdlife said...

With new amendments extending the wild rabbit hunting...

On climate change, the PN’s European family is a ‘dinosaur’

According to the CAN’s ranking, only the MEPs from the European Green...

According to the CAN’s ranking, only the MEPs from...

PA set to regularise illegal zoo against €10,000 fine

Planning Commissions indicates it will regularise illegally developed Serengeti...

Planning Commissions indicates it will regularise illegally...

Successful organic waste collection increases eight-fold

Malta has collected 8,888 tonnes of organic waste between the end of October...

Malta has collected 8,888 tonnes of organic waste between...

ERA reform: will José Herrera’s mountain deliver a giant... or a mouse?

Unless the ERA is given equal power as its planning counterpart, the structural imbalance that favours development over the environment will never be redressed

Unless the ERA is given equal power as its planning...

Delia’s ‘inconvenient truth’ on climate change was honest, scary, but weird

Political leaders cannot just tell people to ‘panic’ in the face of irreversible climate change: they must offer the truth of the radical solution...

Political leaders cannot just tell people to...

Spring blues: Cold outbreak cools down week ahead

A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest of Europe, but...

A significant cold outbreak has made its mark in the rest...

This is not an environmental policy. This is showboating

I like trees and all that, but the extension to the Ta’ Qali...

I like trees and all that, but the extension to...

Updated | Malta registers second-highest carbon emissions in EU in 2018

While the EU has registered an average decrease of 2.5% in CO2 emissions, Malta’s carbon emissions have increased by 6.7% in 2018

While the EU has registered an average decrease of 2.5% in...

Birzebbuga's Saint George's Bay next in line for ‘Balluta’ sand re-nourishment

Consultants warn against raising expectations that reclaimed beach can be permanent

Consultants warn against raising expectations that...

Maltese freeze is bad news for Dutch fries, as exports are down 50%

Malta has seen a massive drop of 50% in potato export to the Netherlands, due...

Malta has seen a massive drop of 50% in potato export to...

Eat less meat: Malta animal charity MSPCA wants public to go ‘cruelty free’

MSPCA to launch campaign with vegan athlete on the benefits of eating less meat

MSPCA to launch campaign with vegan athlete on the benefits...

3,000 manholes to be sealed to stop illegal dumping inside Malta’s sewers

Illegal waste like cow’s carcasses and pigs’ heads gets dumped inside Malta’s sewers: 3,000 manholes around the island will have to be...

Illegal waste like cow’s carcasses and...

Hunting lobby group says it is breeding turtle doves in their thousands

Meanwhile, BirdLife said that it had received two birds that were illegally shot since the autumn hunting season opened earlier this month

Meanwhile, BirdLife said that it had received two birds...