[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
PA starts reform of controversial rural policy

Planning Authority commences review of rural policy which controversially paved...

Planning Authority commences review of rural policy which...

Extinction Rebellion Malta calls on parliament to unanimously declare climate change emergency

The eNGO said that future generations being born in Malta today, will face the consequences of a failure to act if no action is taken

The eNGO said that future generations being born in Malta...

Some carrots, but no sticks: Budget 2020 on climate and the environment

Cut-off date for fossil fuel engines and 2050 deadline for carbon-neutral Malta, but can businesses get their act in order without being pushed?

Cut-off date for fossil fuel engines and 2050 deadline for...

450 reverse vending machines to be in place by end of 2020

Beverage container refund scheme for plastics, metal and glass beverages...

Beverage container refund scheme for plastics, metal...

Gozo tremor recorded at magnitude 3.7

Slight tremor felt in Gozo late on Tuesday evening

Slight tremor felt in Gozo late on Tuesday evening

Greta Thunberg leads 500,000 strong climate rally in Canada as demonstrations go global

Moscow, Berlin, The Hague, Turin, Lausanne, Stockholm and Tel Aviv all saw protests calling for action on climate change.

Moscow, Berlin, The Hague, Turin, Lausanne, Stockholm and...

Water monitoring project to lead to sustainable use of marine resources

The Marine and Environmental Monitoring project will initiate the implementation of sustained environmental monitoring in marine waters • The project will...

The Marine and Environmental Monitoring project will...

MTA, Lands shut down defiant Ta’ Fra Ben kiosk over illegally-placed deckchairs

The Malta Tourism Authority and the Lands Authority this morning closed down a Ta’ Fra Ben kiosk after the authorities found that it had continued with...

The Malta Tourism Authority and the Lands Authority this...

After Armier, authorities target illegally-placed deckchairs from Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from Qawra Point – an area commonly known as Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from...

Private land falling under proposed public domain sites will retain title

Parliamentary secretary for planning Chris Agius reassures private land owners that public domain legislation will not impinge upon their rights

Parliamentary secretary for planning Chris Agius reassures...

‘Free’ water to businesses totals 212 million bottles of water

‘Free’ borehole extraction is allowing commercial owners to extract...

‘Free’ borehole extraction is allowing...

Lija tree felling a result of Jose Herrera’s failure, environmentalist says

Environmentalist Alfred Baldacchino bemoans the felling of a number of mature holm oak trees in Lija and says that environment minister Jose Herrera had failed...

Environmentalist Alfred Baldacchino bemoans the felling of...

Citizens could be compensated for suing public domain law-breakers

Environment minister reveals plans to incentivise citizens to sue those who...

Environment minister reveals plans to incentivise citizens...

Earth’s sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn

Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’ as study reveals...

Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’...

June temperatures hit 36.4°C

Average air and sea temperatures 1°C higher than climate norm

Average air and sea temperatures 1°C higher than...

[WATCH] Waste collectors assigned to three main beaches

Five waste collectors will be assigned to Golden Bay, Ghajn Tuffieha and Ghadira

Five waste collectors will be assigned to Golden Bay, Ghajn...

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...