Ornis Committee blocks turtle dove spring hunting
FKNK was the only group to vote in favour of lifting the moratorium • The committee also voted to engage in discussions with the European Commission on reopening the season
Malta will miss 2020 climate protection targets without radical reforms, scientists warn
University of Malta academics and scientists say Malta must restructure its energy, food and mobility sectors to meet its climate protection targets
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...

How Labour revved up Planning Authority permits before election

38 permits a day during intense five-week campaign when PA went ‘open all...

38 permits a day during intense five-week campaign when PA...

Activists urge public to object to Kalanka development

The organisation #SaveDelimara said the bay was being threatened by a proposal...

The organisation #SaveDelimara said the bay was being...

Hunters ‘urged to stay calm’ over public domain legislation

Hunters’ federation FKNK is urging hunters and trappers ‘to stay...

Hunters’ federation FKNK is urging hunters and...

[WATCH] Major maintenance works to begin at picturesque Ghar Lapsi bay

Ghar Lapsi works will include new ladders, benches and railings, repaved roads, and free WiFi

Ghar Lapsi works will include new ladders, benches and...

Tunnel connecting proposed hotel to Kalanka bay could undermine cliff stability

An environmental impact assessment has proposed ommitting a tunnel from plans to connect a proposed hotel at Kalanka to the beach

An environmental impact assessment has proposed ommitting...

Sea slime sightings ‘linked to natural phenomena, not fish farms’

The re-appearance of sea slime across the Maltese coast had sparked fears of a...

The re-appearance of sea slime across the Maltese coast had...

Sun shines in May as average air, sea temperatures rise by a degree Celsius

The month of May was much drier than expected at this time of year

The month of May was much drier than expected at this time...

Authorities ‘failed’ to request relevant studies before approving tuna cages relocation

The chosen location is within two designated marine Natura 2000 sites which qualify as both a marine Special Protection Area for seabirds under the European...

The chosen location is within two designated marine Natura...

PA grants temporary permit for Comino fish farm relocation

The Planning Authority has granted the Comino tuna fish farm a temporary...

The Planning Authority has granted the Comino tuna fish...

On World Environment Day, BirdLife Malta calls for an environmentally-conscious government

NGO says Environment Day should make us reflect on how our activity effects biodiversity’s wellbeing

NGO says Environment Day should make us reflect on how our...

As trump mulls leaving Paris climate deal, China and EU discuss alliance

Beijing and Brussels plan to set up new alliance to reduce global carbon emissions • EU climate commissioner: ‘Now is the time to further strengthen...

Beijing and Brussels plan to set up new alliance to reduce...

Fish farms meet deadline to relocate offshore

Environment minister Jose Herrera says deal will mean that fish farm slime will...

Environment minister Jose Herrera says deal will mean that...