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
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
Underwater trap among illegal trapping sites reported to police

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter said it had discovered eight illegal sites...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter said it had discovered...

Warning in a circled hour-glass: a new Maltese generation demands action on climate change

The extinction symbol – a circled hour-glass – is fast becoming the brand for a global rebellion triggered by the threat of mass extinction....

The extinction symbol – a circled hour-glass –...

The air that we breathe

Sometimes we do not realise just how disturbing and stressful it is to see rows of cranes, ravenous bulldozers crushing their way through neighbourhoods and...

Sometimes we do not realise just how disturbing and...

‘Enough is enough’: Graffitti makes call for national protest for the environment

Call to arms for residents associations, NGOs, farmers and workers to join 7 September demonstration in Valletta to present list of demands on state of...

Call to arms for residents associations, NGOs, farmers and...

7,000 enforcements and counting…

Six main take-aways from the Planning Authority’s latest annual report

Six main take-aways from the Planning Authority’s...

NGOs file court appeal to stop Dwejra restaurant development

€3,000 were donated by the general public, helping BirdLife and other NGOs...

€3,000 were donated by the general public, helping...

Zabbar agritourism breached local plan but still got permit

The agritourism policy yardstick was not applied since owner is not a farmer,...

The agritourism policy yardstick was not applied since...

400-year-old San Anton Palace reservoir to be restored

Memorandum of Understanding for the restoration of a rainwater reservoir at San...

Memorandum of Understanding for the restoration of a...

Disposal of construction waste: minister to move legal notice to curtail illegal dumping

The Requisition of Excavation Voids Regulations (2017) will enable government to requisition any excavation void • Operators who fail to abide by...

The Requisition of Excavation Voids Regulations (2017) will...

[WATCH] Trapper caught red-handed threatens hiking group in Gozo

BirdLife footage shows trapper threatening to hurl a stone at a group of hikers...

BirdLife footage shows trapper threatening to hurl a stone...

[WATCH] Malta to be reported to EU for 'de facto tolerance' of illegal trapping

CABS: 'It seems likely that the government is actively preventing police action upon trappers by limiting police resources to nearly zero during peak finch...

CABS: 'It seems likely that the government is actively...

Construction waste: government to seek measures against illegal dumping

Environment Minister says necessary steps will be taken to address the lack of space for construction waste

Environment Minister says necessary steps will be taken to...

‘I am not against hunting,’ environment minister insists

New regulations for fish farms to be published in the coming weeks

New regulations for fish farms to be published in the...

Nature claims Gozo’s iconic Azure Window, lost forever after total collapse

Disintegrating rock formation had long withstood nature and human impact, but is now no longer

Disintegrating rock formation had long withstood nature and...

[WATCH] Reworked Paceville masterplan will not be published before elections

Deborah Schembri says it was always the plan to have a first draft, followed by a public consultation process, followed by a second draft and another public...

Deborah Schembri says it was always the plan to have a...

Developers claim shortage of modern fuel stations in bid for new Luqa pump

Despite three petrol stations within 1.2km radius, a new Qormi Hill pump is being justified as a way 'to address the shortage of modern fuel...

Despite three petrol stations within 1.2km radius, a new...

ERA to earmark €1.6 million in public funds for marine environmental monitoring project

The Environment and Resources Authority will be using €1.6 million in public eligible funds to contribute to a marine monitoring programme of an...

The Environment and Resources Authority will be using...

Agritourism with 675m2 of new buildings proposed in Zebbiegh

So far there have been five applications for agritourism projects, two in Gozo...

So far there have been five applications for agritourism...